Construction Technology News


Sep 09, 2021

Energy Vault to trade on NYSE through PIPE agreement with CEMEX Ventures and other investors

Novus Capital Corporation II (NYSE: NXU, NXU.U, NXU WS) (“Novus”) and Energy Vault, an energy storage solutions company, jointly announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination; upon closing, the combined company is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “GWHR.” The transaction values the […][...]

Sep 08, 2021

“Contech Startups: Assemble!”

The fifth edition of Construction Startup Competition saw another year of significant increase in the quality of the startups who submitted their solutions. Since the 2020 edition, we´ve been gathering the best players in the construction industry. In this year´s “Avengers, Assemble!” call, we got together Dysruptek, Ferrovial, GS Futures, Hilti, Vinci Group´s LEONARD and NOVA by Saint-Gobain. […][...]

Aug 25, 2021

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. But as McKinsey stated in a previous publication, smart-city strategies begin […][...]

Aug 09, 2021

Discover how BIM is implemented in each step of the construction value chain

A huge amount of data is generated at every single stage of a project’s life cycle, and this is where Building Information Modeling (BIM) comes into play. Do you know what this innovative system is all about?[...]

Aug 03, 2021

CEMEX Ventures invests in carbon capture tech of the future

CEMEX Ventures invests in Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (“Carbon Clean”), the developer of one of the most promising and advanced carbon capture technologies. The investment aims to support CEMEX´s new and aggressive climate action targets, reinforcing its commitment to lead the industry in decarbonization. CEMEX Ventures joins a select group of leading global investors supporting […][...]