The future of construction

How transformative technologies can address the skills gap within the construction industry

How transformative technologies can address the skills gap within the construction industry

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, with new devices and products being introduced daily to help enhance the workplace. It could be argued that the construction industry has been slow in bringing this in and is yet to undergo a major transformation.[rml_read_more] Firms now find themselves in a difficult position as they compete to an international completion and having to deal with more compl... »

Creating a culture of sustainability: Two things Civil Engineers can do today

Creating a culture of sustainability: Two things Civil Engineers can do today

Construction often has a staid image of not being progressive or innovative, perhaps even inflexible and traditional. But I’m on a mission to change that. Sustainable construction and social change go hand-in-hand and as Civil Engineers, we have a responsibility to encourage our clients, contractors and the supply chain to think bigger. The new generation of Built Environment professionals get it.... »

Rationalisation and Standardisation is key to unlocking digital transformation in Construction

Rationalisation and Standardisation is key to unlocking digital transformation in Construction

The construction industry has much to gain from implementing standards, whether in processes, data management, or methodology. System and software standardisation not only minimizes costs, but it also reduces the need for specialised expertise to support the »

Back to school is more than just polished shoes

Back to school is more than just polished shoes

Packed lunch boxes in the fridge overnight, freshly-ironed uniforms, a sparkly new stationery set and an abundance of nervous excitement; with two young girls, this is what back to school means in our house. For me, it means getting back into the school drop-off and pick-up routine, coordinating schedules and meeting new teachers. It’s a mix of pride and relief, especially after a long December br... »

Integration Across the Digital Ecosystem in Construction and Engineering

Integration Across the Digital Ecosystem in Construction and Engineering

As Engineering and Construction(E&C) organizations undergo a digital transformation, the challenge is to integrate a range of systems, software, hardware, and applications across the enterprise and ensure that there is interoperability between new and existing systems. »