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  • WEBINAR: How Technology is Helping Contractors Thrive in the New Normal

    WEBINAR: How Technology is Helping Contractors Thrive in the New Normal

    What does the digital transformation look like in practice? In this webinar, a panel of industry experts explore the different ways contractors are using technology to thrive in the new normal.

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  • Meet the World's 10 Best BIM Projects

    Meet the World's 10 Best BIM Projects

    Learn from the winners of Tekla Global BIM Awards 2020.

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  • Construction in Space vs. Green Building: Is It a Contest?

    Construction in Space vs. Green Building: Is It a Contest?

    In a notoriously risky, labor-strapped industry, can we afford to pursue both? And more importantly, should we?

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  • Deep Learning in Construction: What's Possible Now and in the Future

    Deep Learning in Construction: What's Possible Now and in the Future

    Could a deep learning machine actually design an entire building or drive a half-a-million dollar excavator?

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  • Would More Women in Construction Mean Safer Jobsites?

    Would More Women in Construction Mean Safer Jobsites?

    Can diversity in construction benefit worker safety? A thought experiment based on the data.

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  • WEBINAR: Making More Money for the Trades

    WEBINAR: Making More Money for the Trades

    Contractors can work their way out of thin, risky profit margins in 4 key areas with better processes and technology.

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  • When It's Time to Get More ROI From 3D Models, Bring Them to the Field

    When It's Time to Get More ROI From 3D Models, Bring Them to the Field

    4 ways to improve quality and productivity in the field using 3D BIM models created in the office.

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  • 5 Ways to Reduce Embodied Carbon on Your Next Building Project

    5 Ways to Reduce Embodied Carbon on Your Next Building Project

    How does the construction industry contribute to climate change and what can we do about it?

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  • Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Building a Better BIM Team Checklist

    Use this multi-disciplinary BIM Team best practices checklist to make sure you breaking down silos, and improving collaboration and project management at every touchpoint.

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  • 8 Ways Augmented and Mixed Reality Improves Remote Collaboration and Worker Safety

    8 Ways Augmented and Mixed Reality Improves Remote Collaboration and Worker Safety

    A list of use cases for augmented and mixed reality that can help construction workers improve remote collaboration and worker safety during COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.

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  • Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Kingspan Brings Constructible Content to Manufacturing

    Here's how one material supplier uses BIM and digital construction workflows to speed up detailing by 50%.

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  • How Constructible Are You? [Free Assessment]

    How Constructible Are You? [Free Assessment]

    Constructible is the future of building construction. Find out where you sit in the Constructible continuum by taking this free 2-minute assessment.

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  • 5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies

    5 Ways Companies Are Cutting Down on Construction Inefficiencies

    Across all sectors of construction, poor productivity can mean major problems. But now, firms are discovering these five things to cut down on construction inefficiencies.

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  • The Benefits of AI In Construction

    The Benefits of AI In Construction

    About 7 percent of the world's labor force is employed in the construction industry, so it is a major sector of the world economy. Individuals and businesses spend $10 trillion per year...

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  • This CEO Is Using IoT Technology to Transform the Construction Industry

    This CEO Is Using IoT Technology to Transform the Construction Industry

    IoT can transform industries. Construction, while not leading in adoption, isn’t far behind. IoT technology is moving into the construction of new buildings, their maintenance, and their operation.

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  • The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    The Structural Professional’s Guide to Preventing Rework

    RFIs and rework are the bane of every structural engineer’s existence. They cost time, money, and eat away at your reputation right along with your profit margin. Here’s how to prevent them.

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  • Safety Pays: Chatting with the Safest Construction Company In America

    Safety Pays: Chatting with the Safest Construction Company In America

    Safety is one of the biggest challenges in construction, so maintaining an impeccable safety record is an impressive feat.

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  • How Social Distancing Works on a Construction Site

    How Social Distancing Works on a Construction Site

    3 ways construction sites are staying productive while meeting social distancing guidelines and keeping employees safe.

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  • What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    What to Do When Your Cost Estimators Don’t Like Change

    You can convince your estimators that there’s a better method to cost estimating than using spreadsheets. Here are some ways to position construction estimating software as a win-win for everyone.

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  • The Surprising Impact of The Constructible Process on Owners and Facility Managers

    The Surprising Impact of The Constructible Process on Owners and Facility Managers

    Constructible content is exceptionally valuable during the main phases of planning and erecting a structure, but what about before and after the project?

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