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Report: Investments in Construction Technology at All-Time High

Construction technology is a growing market. The construction industry, including glass and glazing, is facing declining productivity, high material costs, a labor shortage and increased construction spending. Technology could solve many of those challenges. According to a new report from … Continue reading

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Construction Productivity Can be Achieved through Technology

The glass and glazing industry is busy with work in this strong economy, but labor productivity gains in the construction industry are more uncertain. Three experts argue that there have been labor productivity increases with in the industry, and technology … Continue reading

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How to Improve Project Efficiencies with BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been a buzz word in the industry for the past decade. In 2011, 13 percent of people in the building industry were aware of and using BIM. That rose to 62 percent in 2017, according … Continue reading

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Improving Jobsite Safety with Machine Learning

Safety is a major priority on jobsites, but many hazards can go unnoticed. Machine learning can enhance safety monitoring through pictures, videos and audio recordings taken on the site. Smartvid.io, a software company based in Cambridge, Mass., hosted a webinar … Continue reading

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75 Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2018

Contractors are optimistic that the industry‚Äôs economic outlook in 2018 will remain strong as tax rates and regulatory burdens fall, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) and Sage Construction and Real … Continue reading

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