Construction Technology News

Technologies
Aug 22, 2019

Smart sensors, a key ally of the construction industry

One of the great revolutions in the construction industry is born with information and its ensuing use to optimize tasks. Smart sensors gather data to make constructions more efficient, smart and safe, among others.

Technologies
Jul 25, 2019

Benefits of construction marketplaces

Construction marketplaces takes on a new meaning if it scales to the construction industry, allowing the use of digital spaces and solving challenges: ease to close contracts and purchases, and optimizing resources.

Press release Cemex Ventures Startup Competition
Jul 18, 2019

CEMEX VENTURES PRESENTS THE 10 MOST PROMISING CONSTRUCTION STARTUPS OF 2019

CEMEX Ventures celebrated its #CXVPitchday, an event at which the 10 winners of the Construction Startup Competition 2019 presented their solutions to a jury of experts in construction, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Technologies
May 22, 2019

Robotics in the construction industry: main solutions

Robotics is defined as the branch of engineering that integrates computer science with mechanical and electrical engineering. Currently, robotics generates hundreds of solutions in the construction industry, discover the most outstanding.

Press release Portfolio
May 16, 2019

CEMEX Ventures invest in Energy Vault

CEMEX Ventures, the open innovation and Corporate Venture Capital unit of CEMEX, announced today its investment in Energy Vault, an Idealab company that has developed a transformative technology to store energy. The new investment is further reinforced by plans to support rapid market adoption and deployment of Energy Vault’s technology through CEMEX’s strategic network.

Technologies
May 08, 2019

How Augmented and Virtual Reality can change the construction industry

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) have shown great potential that can be easily achieved. Virtual Reality is a technology that creates virtual environments and when combined with the real world it opens a door to Augmented Reality, providing users with a whole range of new experiences.

Press release Startups
Apr 11, 2019

CEMEX VENTURES invests in LINKX, a software for optimizaing the delivery of construction materials

CEMEX Ventures announced today its investment in LINKX, a company that offers specialized software to optimize goods delivery. The company’s software solution allows control of deliveries and vehicles in real time, allowing for data-based decision-making and facilitating communication and information among all involved parties.

Startups Experts
Mar 13, 2019

Venture Capital in the Construction Industry – Part I

The significant investments which have been made by Venture Capital firms in startups and new technologies, have really enabled the ConTech world to pick up steam.

Cemex Ventures
Mar 06, 2019

CEMEX Ventures lands in Asia

CEMEX corporate venture capital announced today its arrival to Asia with three clear objectives: Know the main actors that operate […]

Press release Portfolio
Dec 12, 2018

CEMEX VENTURES INVESTS IN DEVELOPMENT OF WORKSITE DIGITAL TWIN THROUGH STRUCTIONSITE

CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX’s open innovation and venture capital unit, announced today its investment in StructionSite, a US-based startup that creates digital worksite models through 360-degree cameras. This solution saves about 60% of the time required to calculate progress at a worksite, a process comprising about 1.74% of the total cost of a construction project.

Startups Portfolio
May 16, 2018

CEMEX VENTURES INVESTS IN MEXICAN STARTUP

CEMEX Ventures announced today that it invested in PRYSMEX, a Mexico-based startup that offers a solution capable of detecting and helping to prevent workplace accidents through the Internet of Things and real-time data collection.

Portfolio Startups
Feb 21, 2018

CEMEX VENTURES INVESTS IN SAALG, A STARTUP SPECIALIZING IN GEOTECHNICS AND MACHINE LEARNING

CEMEX Ventures announced today its investment in SAALG Geomechanics, a Spain-based engineering startup that has developed Daarwin, a software which provides real-time analysis of the behavior of the ground during civil works and large building projects.