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Sep 21, 2021

Construction Technology: The future of the industry

Who says that with the $2.9 billion invested so far in 2021 in the ConTech ecosystem, or Construction Technology, this does not become a crushing trend in the industry? Last 2020 the ConTech industry closed with $1.3 billion (USD) invested and over 100 deals closed. This year, the overwhelming figures seem to turn this discipline, […][...]

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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 […][...]

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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. […][...]

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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 […][...]

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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?[...]

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