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... »

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 »

Why Should Hardhat Professionals Care about Sustainability In South Africa

Why Should Hardhat Professionals Care about Sustainability In South Africa

Sustainability inspires me to get going in the morning. It’s what I think about when I look at my young daughters and when I think about their future. Read on to discover what sustainable construction means in South Africa and where the responsibility lies.  »

10 Facts about the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 and 4IR

10 Facts about the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 and 4IR

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has brought fresh opportunities but also new questions about how economies can best integrate technologies for a faster path to broad-based prosperity. New technology-intensive, high-skilled occupations will be in demand in the future, along with new growth broadly across sectors such as education, health, care, green energy and more. This tech revolution cal... »

Five Ways 4D BIM can Transform Your Project

Five Ways 4D BIM can Transform Your Project

4D BIM, also known as construction sequencing, is the process of adding extra layers of scheduling data to a project information model, which enables a step-by-step visualisation of the project’s progress at each stage. This, in turn, boosts productivity and encourages a safer and more straightforward planning process, minimising time delays and reducing project issues. »