Laura Black

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AR at Work in Construction

I always pause when I hear about new emerging technologies—because quite candidly, technology only brings value if it solves a critical business problem.

By |2019-05-08T13:50:08+00:005/14/2019|

Homebuilders Take Sustainability to New Heights

Building sustainable and energy-efficient structures has been evident in the construction industry for more than a decade. However, it has reached a tipping point and is now an integral part to business success. Homebuilders, for example, are delivering more energy-efficient homes than ever before.

By |2019-05-20T14:32:20+00:004/30/2019|

Top Tech to Drive Safety Forward in Construction

Let’s talk safety for a minute here. It is so impressive that safety is perhaps one of the greatest core values of many of the construction companies across the country. This certainly has been an evolution, of sorts, throughout the past century—but, quite frankly, we are only just getting started.

By |2019-04-18T19:06:00+00:004/23/2019|

Top Tech News from bauma 2019

Taking place from April 8-14, bauma has seen a multitude of announcements. From AI (artificial intelligence), to GNSS (global navigation satellite system), to grade control, and more, the event has highlighted manufacturers making big moves to advance construction equipment, all with the help of emerging technologies.

By |2019-04-16T14:16:48+00:004/16/2019|

Let the Robots Rise Up in Construction

The construction industry is facing a worker shortage, and here is a recommendation to combat it: Let the robots rise up in construction—and at the same time reskill the human workers right alongside the machines.

By |2019-04-01T22:39:02+00:004/2/2019|

The Rise of New Leaders

Perhaps one of the most difficult questions to answer is this: What are the best software, hardware, tool, and equipment companies that serve the construction industry? Constructech has been answering this question since 2009 with its annual Constructech 50—and since that time only six stalwarts have remained on the list.

By |2019-03-25T20:58:25+00:003/26/2019|

Bringing the Smarts to the Neighborhood

Over on Constructech TV, Peggy Smedley has been talking a lot about what is a smart connected city—and what is needed from the construction community to help build intelligent buildings, homes, and infrastructure. I am a strong proponent that one of the best ways to learn how to do something is by looking at other examples and by doing. So for this blog, allow me to take you inside some smart homes and neighborhoods.

By |2018-05-14T17:55:57+00:005/15/2018|