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Virtual Design and Construction

Digital tools have revolutionized the way AGC members plan, deliver and manage construction projects. However, implementing the right tools across the construction lifecycle and driving company-wide adoption remains a challenge for many firms.

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Owners Are Creating the Future of Construction

Every year projects become more complicated, and skilled workers become harder to find. That means construction is becoming more and more challenging. In response, the most effective owners are turning to technology to help them bring projects to life on time and on budget.

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Dealing with Data in the Construction Industry

The exponential growth of big data has had a profound effect on the heavy building materials industry. Per Techjury, every person this year will generate 1.7 megabytes of data in just a second. In 2019, internet users generate about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day.

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Two-for-One

A new two-for-one value proposition can be found in GTL-1000, a new compact scanner integrated with a fully featured robotic total station, offering a site manager a dual-function instrument designed to complete a layout and scan on a single set-up.

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Construction Technology: Long-Term Benefits with Short-Term Investment

One of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, Brasfield & Gorrie, based in Birmingham, Alabama, provides a number of contracting services. To ensure it provides clients the best possible service, the company investigates and embraces new technologies that increase productivity.

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The Five Essentials for 5D

If you’ve worked in the construction industry for any significant amount of time, chances are you’ve been asked what kind of work you do — which is usually code for “I know you don’t swing a hammer, but have no idea what your actual job is.”

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Two Robotic-Assist Devices Help Ensure Project Success

For the first time in the United States, contactors have deployed two semi-robotic construction devices — Material Unit Lift Enhancers (MULE) and a Semiautomated Mason (SAM) — to ensure success at a $62 million project at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois.

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Under Attack

There is an old adage concerning timely action about the uselessness of locking the stable after the horse is gone. It is, unfortunately, the story of many construction companies confronting the issue of cybersecurity. They never considered themselves a target until it was too late.

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