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May 07, 2020

The future of construction, technology and working remotely

 “The adoption of automation in the construction industry is more likely to make it more efficient than it is to diminish employment opportunities.” Although the current crisis has propelled the digital revolution of many companies and industries, the conversation around digital solutions is not new to the construction sector, where new technologies have been present […][...]

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Apr 13, 2020

Coronavirus and the construction sector: how can the industry get back on its feet following the crisis?

  The world economy is going through a major crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic. This health emergency, which is still expanding, will have an impact on all the economic sectors, including the construction industry. During the 2008 financial crisis, which led to the decline of many developed economies, and resulted in job losses for millions […][...]

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Feb 27, 2020

What is a smart city? Technology and examples

Approaching construction from an efficient and smart perspective is the raison-d’ être of smart cities. There are so many different aspects which have an impact on smart cities: energy, transportation, waste management, mobility, not to mention the efficient construction of smart buildings and infrastructures integrated in the city.   A smart city is defined as […][...]

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Feb 19, 2020

16 ConTech startups in project design and engineering

CEMEX Ventures’ list of the Top 50 ConTech startups in 2019 focused on three main areas of interest, providing solutions to tackle the challenges faced by the construction sector. One of these three areas of interest was “project design and engineering”, but do you know what these startups actually do? They work to optimize the […][...]

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Feb 03, 2020

How can Real Time Tracking revolutionize the construction and logistics sectors?

By using Real Time Tracking systems it is possible to determine the exact location of objects and people in geolocated areas, both indoors and outdoors. The system offers a wide range of applications in sectors such as industry, defence, manufacturing and education, but above all in construction and logistics. If we focus on the latter […][...]

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