9 Questions on How To Adapt to Life With Robots

| August 31, 2018

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History has shown that as new technologies come along, most people are slow to adapt, taking time to become familiar and comfortable with the new tools and their impacts and applications. The problem that arises with AI and robotics is that these resources are growing exponentially, making it all the more important to discuss their uses and implications now.

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Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

Article | March 5, 2020

Securing the skills, training and education required to transform construction requires industry, government and academia to work together towards a shared goal. We need both capability and capacity in the work force and that in turn needs new skills, education and training to support change. While this brings challenge, it also brings unprecedented opportunity to deliver a modern construction sector that is fit for future purpose and equipped to deliver better services and outcomes to society. It is an opportunity we simply cannot afford to miss.

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Increase Construction Productivity with Mobile Time Tracking Apps

Article | February 24, 2020

Since the 1950’s, United States agricultural and manufacturing industries have increased their productivity rates by 1,000%. In stark contrast, productivity rates for the U.S. construction industry haven’t increased at all. Thanks to the rise of construction-technology, there are less obvious and less expensive ways to become more efficient. And they don’t involve completely changing the way you build. Instead, they use mobile apps to speed up or automate time-consuming administrative tasks. So you, your employees and your subs can spend less time on “busy work” and more time on the work that moves your projects forward.

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Charging into the future

Article | March 11, 2020

The number of electric vehicles being driven in New Zealand is expected to increase significantly over the coming years. By the end of 2021, the government aims to have 64,000 electric vehicles on the road. In effect, it won’t be too long before more and more companies start offering charging solutions to their customers. New builds or significant renovations present the perfect opportunity to include pre-wiring, to align with upcoming electrical regulations changes.

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6 Construction Tech Trends in 2020

Article | February 12, 2020

Innovation is increasing as shown by advancements brought about by technology, according to an article in Reading Eagle. For example, drones and 3D printing are now more prevalent than before, and may be further embraced by the construction industry in 2020. The design-build approach, or Integrated Project Delivery, provides a means for clients to contract a sole entity to compose, plan, and construct a project. Streamlining the process results in faster project delivery timelines and lower costs.

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