Addressing Construction Workforce Shortages: The Struggle is real

| October 23, 2019

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The Associated General Contractors of America released a survey recently in partnership with Autodesk, and the results are chilling; about 80% of construction companies can’t find the workers they need. If you’ve experienced a construction labor shortage or are having a hard time finding qualified, skilled workers, you’re not alone. Despite steady industry growth, companies are still struggling to fill key roles on the jobsite, and as a result, are at risk of missing out on jobs or extending project timelines.

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Article | March 4, 2020

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On Engineering in Crisis: Strategizing and Finding Consistency

Article | April 16, 2020

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Digital twin created for groundbreaking bridge with Allplan Bridge

Article | May 12, 2021

The Ottendorf Viaduct on the Riesa-Chemnitz railway line stood for over 160 years until it could no longer be saved and had to be replaced in 2015. The new replacement structure built at that time was a first for Deutsche Bahn: For the first time in its history, it built a bridge with a frame-stiffened arch structure. Although 3D models were used to some extent in the planning of the structure, the BIM method was not applied, so that no digital twin of the bridge is available for future (maintenance) work.

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