"SpotMini is a four-legged dog-like robot that’s just under three feet tall, outfitted with 3D vision and 17 distinct joints. Boston Dynamics, the company that makes SpotMini, wants to be on pace to produce a thousand SpotMini robots annually by July 2019 for..
Poor Data Fuels Construction Rework
A joint study between software company PlanGrid and FMI Corporationrecently reported a growing problem that is plaguing many construction companies today: Poor data and miscommunication is driving over half of all construction..
"Amazon promises to build a $5B second headquarters to host 50,000 high-paying tech employees with a median income of $100K in the city that offers the most alluring incentives — but once you take in a tech powerhouse like Amazon, the construction boom won’t stop with..
"The next generation of consumers is already influencing the next phase of real estate. Generation Z has been defined as anyone who is born after 1996. The eldest Gen Zers are now 22, coming into adulthood and beginning to have purchasing power...Welcome to..
PlanGrid launched its first Construction Summit last week to a packed house in San Francisco.
Over 750 people gathered to learn more from fellow industry professionals, and to hear about new version updates on PlanGrid's construction planning application.
The construction industry faces increasingly complex labor-driven and tech changes, creating new challenges in managing key business drivers. Last week Lee Hopkinson, National Account Executive at BarkerBlue, led an engaging session on this topic at the 2018 ReproMax..
"...Across the U.S. Construction managers are feeling pressure to hire more skilled workers in a short period of time, and they are turning to regionally focused training programs to strengthen the workforce." “The difficulty in finding skilled labor is the No. 1..
"There's no denying that the use of green (building) materials is on the rise. According to an October report from Research and Markets, the world's sustainable construction materials market for the commercial buildings sector will reach $187 billion by 2026." ..
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