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  • North Central Bronx Hospital Gets a Quick Turnaround with Vive Wireless Lighting Control

    North Central Bronx Hospital Gets a Quick Turnaround with Vive Wireless Lighting Control

    As the recent coronavirus pandemic bore down on New York City, this hospital was able to get Vive Wireless approved and installed within six days.

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  • 9 Construction Industry Trends That Define the Next Normal

    9 Construction Industry Trends That Define the Next Normal

    From McKinsey's 2020 report: How disruption is reshaping the world's largest ecosystem.

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  • PT Blink Is the Antidote to Vertical Integration in Prefabrication

    PT Blink Is the Antidote to Vertical Integration in Prefabrication

    Founder Murray Ellen talks about competing with China by offering owners 30-40% shorter project time.

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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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  • 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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  • 5 Tough Questions for Construction Experts [VIDEO]

    5 Tough Questions for Construction Experts [VIDEO]

    Construction experts answer questions about the future of BIM, robots in construction, labor shortages and talent retention, mixed reality in construction, and the Constructible Process.

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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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  • 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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  • 8 Things to Check Before Moving Ahead on That Commercial Remodel

    8 Things to Check Before Moving Ahead on That Commercial Remodel

    Heading into a remodel or adaptive reuse project? Use this checklist to nail down a profitable project.

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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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  • Decoding Trends in Designer and Detailer Upskilling

    Decoding Trends in Designer and Detailer Upskilling

    Upskilling to benefit your career, your craft, and your company is always a good idea. But when there are only so many hours in a day, what should designers and detailers focus on?

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  • Your Best Estimator Just Quit - Now What?

    Your Best Estimator Just Quit - Now What?

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for cost estimators is projected to increase by 11% by 2024. Here are 3 tips to minimize the impact should your top estimator quit.

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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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  • Exploring the Potential of Kinetic Buildings

    Exploring the Potential of Kinetic Buildings

    Kinetic architecture is a growing trend for its structural versatility and functional adaptability. This is the future of dynamic architecture and something to consider for your next building project.

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  • How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing

    How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing

    How can you overcome the inefficiencies of outsourced work? Here's how you can streamline your workflow and solve communication bottlenecking.

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  • Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Social Distancing at Work: Can You Mind the Six Foot Bubble?

    Why keeping people six feet apart at work isn’t always practical and 6 ways to create an environment conducive to social distancing.

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  • Remote Construction Site Monitoring Blog Series: Introduction

    Remote Construction Site Monitoring Blog Series: Introduction

    Trimble's 6-part blog series helps contractors and health and safety managers get the information they need from their construction sites, without actually being there.

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  • Is It Time to Invest in Your Own 3D Scanning Solution?

    Is It Time to Invest in Your Own 3D Scanning Solution?

    3D laser scanning is no longer just a “nice to have” tool. As construction companies see the benefits of scanning, they’re finding more ways to ways to incorporate scanning their construction workflow

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  • The U.S. States with the Highest Paying Construction Jobs

    The U.S. States with the Highest Paying Construction Jobs

    Where in the United States are the highest paying construction jobs? The numbers might surprise you.

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