It’s a common issue within the industry to see high-profile projects making the headlines for being over budget.
In construction, the majority hang up their hi-vis vests and retire at 65, but the industry can no longer afford to let this happen automatically.
The industry is facing a once-in-a-generation opportunity for transformation, one that can establish the UK as a role model and service provider for construction around the world.
The big challenges ahead – skills shortages, boosting productivity, adapting to Brexit – are driving a demand for change.
Take a quick glance around your office and think about what you actually spend your time doing all day.
‘Smart vehicles’, ‘driverless cars’, ‘connected and autonomous vehicles’ (or CAV): regardless of how we label it, one fact is clear.
Let’s step a year or two into the future.
The impetus towards wide-scale endorsement of offsite manufacturing continues to intensify.
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The government’s 2016 mandate brought BIM to the fore, yet many remain confused about its true meaning as leading figures ask whether it’s obscuring the need to digitise the industry.
With tech start-ups and fresh ideas vital to digitising construction, Binyamin Ali spoke to three sector newcomers looking to transform 3D mapping, project tracking and even drug testing.
Pioneering firms and a trailblazing government project have the potential to transform industry productivity through manufacturing methods. Binyamin Ali finds out how.
The integration of BIM and VR alongside advances in drone and robotics technology could change working at height beyond recognition, suggests IPAF CEO Tim Whiteman.
GDPR: 5 ways to ensure you’re compliantSubscription
Companies need to look past the endless emails to ensure they are taking the necessary steps to comply with the new rules.
Low margins, high fragmentation, weak productivity: leaders from every part of the supply chain gathered to address the problems that cause endless changes to projects.
Artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles are on the rise, but what are the legal issues contractors should be aware of? Fladgate partner Barry Hembling explains.
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