Smart buildings offer the best hope to reduce carbon effectively, reduce energy costs and provide good return on investment.
For the last several decades, construction productivity has remained stagnant. This is primarily due to a lag in digitization.
Building information modelling (BIM), as a concept, has been around for over 50 years. But despite touted advantages, adoption remains a challenge.
3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
Bob Finnigan, president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, heads to Ottawa this week to talk to the feds about housing affordability.
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
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
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
With technology advancing faster than ever before, it’s no wonder the construction industry is starting to see rapid changes every year.
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.
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.
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.
In recent years there have been significant advances in both the technologies used at home and work, and in those designed specifically to help with energy management across all types of buildings.
Properly implemented building information modeling can put critical facility information at the touch of the fingertips via smartphone or tablet.
Telus Garden, a mixed-use development project in downtown Vancouver, will feature a 220-foot canopy arch that extends over an entire city block.
A peer reviewed ISO compliant study from CPCI evaluates the impacts throughout the life of a precast concrete structure.
The City of Markam has joined a growing list of municipalities that have adopted bird-friendly building guidelines for new construction.