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Construction : an industry ripe for tech disruption

Despite some reticence, the construction industry is on the cusp of a technology revolution which will reshape its future Innate conservatism are words that are used to describe the construction industry. While the retail and automotive sectors are the proverbial hares when it comes to implementing technology, those who plan our built environment are the tortoises. […]

Procuring Innovation – Leading practices from British Columbia

Download the Report Published by the British Columbia Construction Association, this 80 page report is intended to help public and private owners become “innovation friendly” in their construction procurement – to enable them to access the potential environmental, economic and social benefits that innovative construction solutions can bring. It is also intended to guide architecture, […]

Eight ways to win the fight for talent in construction

Why talent should be a top priority for construction companies Reflecting on the construction industry as a whole, Brendan Bechtel, Chairman and CEO of Bechtel Group, says: “Ours is a people business that depends on fielding the most capable project teams in the world.” In the struggle to recruit and retain talent, he recently revised […]

Building Information Modelling 101 – A brief introduction

Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be a valuable tool in the hands of anyone who works in construction. There’s no doubt that, the concept of collaborative working is becoming more and more popular through the years. That’s why, it’s critical for all construction agents to be aware of the different BIM maturity levels. Before we […]