The future of construction

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of BIM

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of BIM

To realise the full benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM), major project owners, contractors, and other industry players need to prepare their organisations for both cultural and operational shifts that put data in the centre of all they do. Such shifts will likely require hiring new talent at the highest levels of the organisation as well as on the front lines. While there are many oth... »

UK: Top 5 Opportunities to Harness Smart Infrastructure

UK: Top 5 Opportunities to Harness Smart Infrastructure

The United Kingdom’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) is embarking on an ambitious ten-year plan titled Transforming Infrastructure Performance (TIP). This plan is aimed at improving the delivery of economic and social infrastructure. The plan defines how the government will work with the construction industry to design, build, and operate transport, energy networks, schools, prisons, h... »

Young Professionals as the drivers of Industrial 4.0

Young Professionals as the drivers of Industrial 4.0

Disrupting the disruptors and becoming the rebels leading Industrial 4.0 Industrial 4.0 is the label given to the gradual combination of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices with the increasingly technology world around us. This includes using large-scale machine learning and internet-of-things deployments to help manufacturers and customers alike provide increased automation, improv... »

Video Killed the Radio Star

Video Killed the Radio Star

How to Accelerate Innovation in the Construction Industry The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is a topic of discussion that has been trending worldwide. The newest technological revolution brings a major transition to entirely new systems built on digital infrastructure. For civil engineers, 4IR brings a focus on data-driven design, new modelling techniques and advanced building materials. »

Are You Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Are You Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

The World Economic Forum has recognised that we are approaching the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). Just like the previous three, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will mark a significant change in the way we work. »