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In Depth

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Design vs reality: How do we make projects more predictable?Subscription

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.

Barry Hembling partner Fladgate

Artificial intelligence: 5 legal issues for constructionSubscription

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.


More Tech

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Dubai to build first 700mph Hyperloop in big week for techVideoSubscription

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for construction-related technology taking some significant steps forward.

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Virtual reality cities offer a glimpse of our futuresVideoSubscription

Mega-drones, app-based driverless cars, 3D site printers: sound far-fetched? Well, this could be your day-to-day in just 20 years’ time, according to PwC.

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Is construction ready for the driverless revolution?Subscription

Imagine using an app to book a computer-driven car to work everyday. It might sound like science fiction, but driverless cars are closer than we think. But is construction ready?

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Held to account: How does construction reinvent itself?Subscription

Grenfell and Carillion have put the construction industry in the spotlight. A panel of industry leaders and experts came together to debate how industry can be more transparent and reverse perceptions

Eugene Smethurst process and automation business head Aecom

Digital Railway: What does this revolution look like?Subscription

The UK’s railways are on the brink of a major transformation in the way they are managed, operated and maintained.

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European ConTech Summit: How tech can transform constructionVideoSubscription

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? 

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.