Construction Technology News


Apr 29, 2021

What is carbon footprint and what can you do to reduce yours?

For the past decades, the green movement, environmentally conscious and eco-friendly phrases have gained their spot in every industry marketing material. Whether its clothes made from sustainable fabrics, organic food, or green concrete, its no surprise that sustainability has become the protagonist of this era. Yet when we speak construction, sustainable solutions have recently been […][...]

Apr 14, 2021

Construction Startup Competition 2021 opens call for entrepreneurs building the new legends in construction

CEMEX Ventures, Ferrovial, Hilti, VINCI Group´s Leonard and NOVA by Saint-Gobain renew their alliance and are joined by GS Group, Korean business conglomerate focused on energy, retail and construction, and Haskell, leading American firm offering architecture, engineering and construction solutions, in the search for the most promising startups. Carbon footprint mitigation, supply chain management, efficient […][...]

Mar 30, 2021

The ultimate guide to invest in startup companies

By: Juan Nieto Villamando Juan Nieto is the Asia Representative and Investment Analyst for CEMEX Ventures in Shanghai. He expands CEMEX Ventures´ reach in the Asia Pacific region by building and growing the Contech ecosystem in the area. Juan works in the scouting, analysis, and investment of promising solutions, supporting them and their growth in the […][...]

Mar 01, 2021

Smart Buildings: What are they and how do they work

Gone are the days when being cool and being smart didn´t pair up: smart is cool (a wise choice many could have appreciated back in their school days). Nowadays, there is something about adding the word “smart” ahead of common objects that automatically makes it seem, well… smarter. From smartphones, to smart cars and of […][...]

Feb 17, 2021

What are the six stages of a startup?

A startup is an entrepreneurial project that seeks, either with their own investment or with the help of a third party, to undergo a journey towards successful monetization of a product or service. Although the failure rate is high, the most valuable companies in 2020 are, and have been, startups like Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, […][...]