Technology

Graham equipment

Protecting equipment, employees and properties

Equipment theft and protecting workers on construction sites prompted Graham Construction to install a surveillance solution on site.
construction workers

Attracting a new generation of construction workers

The industry needs to rethink how they attract and retain workers and what they can do to encourage millennials to pursue careers in construction.
GPS

GPS tech can help businesses stay efficient

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving techn solutions like GPS tracking to help keep construction jobsites safe and efficient.
road construction

Preventing deaths in road construction

Road construction is a hazardous occupation and ranked as one of the most dangerous places to work. Technology is key to helping prevent injuries.
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The power of visual documentation

One of the most critical investments you should make ahead of any new construction project is visual documentation, a tool that can impact bottom lines.

A smart business case for GHG reduction

Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
productivity

Transforming construction productivity

For the last several decades, construction productivity has remained stagnant. This is primarily due to a lag in digitization.
DIRTT

Where is all the building information modelling?

Building information modelling (BIM), as a concept, has been around for over 50 years. But despite touted advantages, adoption remains a challenge.
rental housing loan fund

Envisioning tools get an upgrade

3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
housing affordability

CHBA pres to talk housing affordability with feds

Bob Finnigan, president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, heads to Ottawa this week to talk to the feds about housing affordability.
CUI platforms

Construction industry not embracing tech tools

KPMG International’s annual Global Construction Survey found that despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced
building information modelling

Bergeron Centre a model for fully integrated BIM

The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
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Safety data will drive construction performance

Introduction As an industry, we have made great improvements in safety performance, but despite our best efforts safety in construction has largely remained behind the
Drones

Technology set to change construction

With technology advancing faster than ever before, it’s no wonder the construction industry is starting to see rapid changes every year.
Communication

Boost business operations with the cloud

With technology more integral in construction operations than ever before, the cloud is a natural step for companies looking to save money, stay connected to remote sites, and improve business operations.

Cost-effective gravel road repair

A growing number of counties, road contractors, and mining companies are discovering that linear crushers can repair a gravel road for significantly less money, while correcting the underlying subgrade problems.

How video can improve construction site safety

Pretty much anything on a job site can and has been stolen. Do construction companies need high-tech security solutions to stop thieves and vandals? Read on to find out.