Construction Robots Will Change the Industry Forever

| April 17, 2018

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The construction industry is one of the least automated industries that feature manual-intensive labor as a primary source of productivity. Whether it’s new commercial construction, renovation or demolition, robots don’t yet play a significant role in any step of a building’s lifecycle.

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Influencing the debate around climate change and CO2?

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As the world’s population wakes up to the significant risks and challenges created by climate change I am rightly challenged over what actions ICE has taken to tackle the issue and lead the debate. I promised last time I wrote that I would focus this installment on that very issue. However, I think it is important to highlight why ICE’s position and more broadly the position of civil engineers around the world is so important.

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The Risks, Barriers and Opportunities of BIM

Article | July 12, 2021

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Article | July 12, 2021

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Established in 1983, CA Models has been setting the standard for excellence in the rapid prototyping industry for over 30 years. Specialising in additive manufacturing, precision machining and specialist model making, we are committed to providing customers with a quality product and quick, responsive service - achieved through our unique blend of market leading technology and model making craftsmanship.

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