ECM is key for Engineering document control

JENS FRIEHMELT | June 20, 2019

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Its estimated that the average company faces 800 hours of downtime each year. With an hour of downtime costing as much as $540,000, inefficiencies and delays in maintenance activities can be very damaging. Having the correct information there when needed is essential to help mitigate these risks.

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Infrastructure Policy Watch: EU climate deal proposed, while UK financing and planning steps forward

Article | May 4, 2021

In this fortnightly blog, ICE's Director of Policy Chris Richards looks at developing policy landscape for infrastructure, what decisions mean, and their implications, so that infrastructure professionals can play their part in shaping the discussion.

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7 Ways to control construction project costs

Article | April 27, 2020

Construction engineers are driven to look for ways to improve everything from construction methods, the materials used, to the systems used to develop new building designs with lower cost margins and thin financing costs. Under those circumstances, there is a lot of pressure on contractors and designers to find more effective ways to reduce construction costs. BIM is being used by a growing number of engineers, architects, and contractors to make the design and development of structures faster, better, and more cost-efficient. BIM has been proven to help reduce costs and increase efficiency throughout the project lifecycle ranging from design and construction to facility management.

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OxBlue Announces AI-Based Capabilities for Social Distancing

Article | April 20, 2020

OxBlue.Com, an Atlanta-Based Technology Company and the Leader in Professional Construction Camera Services, Has Announced the Development of Artificial Intelligence-Based Technology for Detecting Social Distancing on Construction Sites. OxBlue, an Atlanta-based technology company and the leader in professional construction camera services, has announced the development of artificial intelligence-based technology for detecting social distancing on construction sites.

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3 Ways Design Will Change Post-COVID

Article | June 16, 2021

The global pandemic has affected fundamental aspects of everyone’s daily lives, from the way we work and learn to how we shop and socialize. The need for social distancing has brought about a number of changes to the public spaces used by all, such as one-way systems and temporary hand-sanitizing facilities. However, these measures are short-term fixes, often shoehorned into spaces that were not designed with social distancing in mind. The challenge for architects and designers as we move into a post-COVID future is to design for these new requirements in innovative and creative ways that still enable a sense of togetherness while maintaining physical distance – the new post-COVID architecture. These are three ways architecture might change as a result of the pandemic.

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