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Future site: 5 tech firms that want to transform constructionSubscription

Businesses at the leading edge of technology pitched their views and visions on how to close construction’s gigantic productivity gap at the inaugural Contech event.

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Tier one extinction: Is modular really a threat?Subscription

The Budget announced that government departments will favour offsite construction from next year. But are main contractors ready – and willing – to embrace this revolution? 

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The waste brokers: Tech firm targets circular industry

Endless materials? Tech firm targets circular industrySubscription

Can recycling in construction be taken so far that materials are endlessly reused in a circular economy? The co-founders of a new start-up think so – and the government agrees with them.

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Cyber-security: What will it take for construction to act?Subscription

Cyber-attacks are almost inevitable and, as their threat grows, innovators in the construction industry have a chance to outshine their competitors.

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The offsite conundrum: What's stopping you?Subscription

Everyone’s talking about offsite, but few understand what’s involved and even fewer are doing it. So what are the barriers and opportunities with offsite construction?

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10 most-read features of 2017: Spurs, Lakesmere and CN100Subscription

Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Lakesmere, the UK’s biggest contractors and some innovative materials.

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CN Summit: Tech Sprint tackles the productivity problemSubscription

The Construction News Summit brought together tech experts and innovation gurus from across the built environment to target the challenge of industry productivity.

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Trant v Mott: The importance of contract drafting for BIMSubscription

With BIM used more and more often on projects, it’s important to remember to properly draft contracts to deal with the issues that may arise.

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5 tech trends shaping construction's futureSubscription

CN attended the Singapore conference of industry software provider Bentley to discover what direction technological innovations are heading.

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Multiplex's jumpform rig drives rapid Principal Tower buildSubscription

Multiplex is deploying an innovative new jumpform system at Principal Tower – called M-Tech – which is driving faster and safer construction.