Only a few years ago Fitbit or Siri didn’t exist, and it was hard to imagine asking a speaker to control heating and lighting. Technology has gathered pace in recent years and this is affecting a whole host of industries. Continue »
The industry continues to struggle with construction productivity. 2017 was plagued by a massive nationwide worker labor shortage and technical skills gap brought on by a lack of trained workers. Continue »
In celebration of Construction Executive’s 15th anniversary in 2018, the magazine staff brings readers its brand-new newsletter, CE This Week, launching in January. CE This Week combines the best of the magazine’s existing Tech Trends, Risk Management and Managing Your Business newsletters into one weekly, customizable communication.
Readers may choose the topics they want in their personalized edition—from business tips and technology trends to market updates and regulatory news—and update their preferences at any time.
Current Risk Management subscribers will automatically receive CE This Week beginning Jan. 12, but may subscribe now to set preferences and sign up for newly offered newsletter content.
CE This Week will consist of the week’s top stories and articles from categories of the reader’s choice:
- Safety & Risk
- Legal & Regulatory
- Equipment & Fleet
Since last August, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)—through a new ruling in its Small Unmanned Aircraft Regulations (Part 107)—has lowered the barrier to entry for businesses launching commercial drone operations. Continue »
Material management is the system for planning and controlling to ensure the right quality and quantity of materials are specified in a timely manner and at the lowest possible cost through all construction phases. Continue »
Six years ago, the vast majority of construction professionals knew little about the cloud. Adoption certainly has picked up since then, and four main cloud computing trends will have the biggest impact for construction companies in 2018. Continue »
Just in time for the holidays is a gear guide for contractors. Check out new wearable safety devices, wifi access points and remote AR for Hololens. Create 3-D mapping from photos and see what’s new in 3-D concrete printing. Continue »
As 2017 comes to a close, several major events and issues continue to plague the U.S. construction industry. Continue »
This week’s rundown has lots of tech for fleets, including an app for Amazon’s Alexa and ELD compliance. There is software for error-free estimating and employee safety and training along with a website on cyber risk. Continue »
While the majority of construction industry professionals acknowledge that increased adoption of technology is in their future, the industry has still been rather slow to embrace innovative technologies and processes. Continue »