For the past 12 months, GineersNow editorial team were able to published thought provoking articles pertaining to the construction industry.
From autonomous heavy equipment to the millennial engineers, we have written articles that every one enjoyed reading.
On behalf of the GineersNow news team, GineersNow TV crew, GineersNow events management and GineersNow digital, we would like to thank you for making us the number one online platform for engineering community, industrial companies and technology enthusiast in Asia-Pacific.
Here are the best stories that went viral in the past 12 months.
2019 Construction Industry Forecast and Analysis 2019. Construction is Build Build Build.
Breaking through the Walls of Innovation: 2019 Construction is the Year for Civil Engineers to Shine Within the past decades, we have seen how technology and innovation revolutionized the field of construction. But if you think that we’ve seen the most of it, that’s when you’re gravely mistaken. Experts believe that 2019 is going to be the breakthrough year for the construction industry.
Construction Insurance and Risk Management. Why is the insurer one of the corner-stones of complex projects?
Whether it’s a new construction, conversion or renovation, the main reason why insurance policies are sought in a construction project is to comply with the insurance requirements of the contract. In that view, the cover is usually taken in the joint names of the contractor and the principal.
Advancement of IOT in the Construction Industry. Without a doubt, IoT has a huge role in the advancement of construction procedures and methods
With the help of the Internet of Things, the construction industry is now more advanced. Many sites are already using computer-aided construction methods and software that ease complex building methods. Since IoT is being used in various industries, it is not surprising that this is also being utilized in the world of design and construction. Advanced general contractors and engineers should be thankful for IoT since it brings so many benefits to the construction site.
Heavy Equipment, Mining and Construction Blockchain. Construction blockchain technology will improve efficiency.
Blockchain technology can help the construction industry embrace new technologies without having to compromise safety. Blockchain is a technology that records the conditions and steps needed to perform a transaction in an organized and secure manner. Four potential uses of blockchain in the construction industries are discussed in the article.
The Construction Robotics Revolution. Robots in the building process and demolition.
Automation and robotics have slowly taken over different fields of work, may it be for farming and agriculture, industrial tasks in factories, and even for recreation and sports. The construction industry, however, seems to had lagged behind the others in terms of adopting these technologies. Given the fact that construction sites are not appropriate for robots and that tasks in this field are much more complex than they seem, manual laborers are always the best choices. But with the staggering decrease in hiring qualified skilled workers to do construction works, robots then take over.
Mobile Apps to Make the Construction Industry Efficient
These apps can help in fostering a bidding market, uphold client-bidder privacy, track bids, secure data; manage schedules, checklists, and orders, save up on physical space by transitioning from paper to digital, communicate more clearly with your team, send one another photos and conversations, study cement-centric data and, most importantly, check up on the users’ physical and mental well-being, by reminding us to not be afraid to take a break and drink the proper amount of fluids. These benefits are shared among SmartBidNet, Procore, Plan Grid, Truckast, and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) Heat Safety Tool as well.
Best Construction Project Mobile Apps
Technology expectations nowadays are indeed higher and it is always disappointing when we tend to get less from what we thought we’d get. However, like the saying goes, it takes two to tango. Management firms have to choose wisely which application/s is advantageous to use for their business. They are composed of people who are bound to make wise decisions. These will either break or build them, the possibility is endless. But, construction management always chooses to build. Don’t keep getting buried with paperwork and go mobile today!
Women in Construction will Improve the Industry
9% of the women-owned construction firms earn more than $500,000 because of their effectiveness in their jobs. Although only 25% of Americans believe that we are more likely to colonize Mars than women dominating half of the Fortune 500 CEOs, it is still very apparent how much the female construction employees can do for their companies.
The Latest Autonomous Heavy Equipment Trends
Digital modeling paired with autonomous machinery, can indeed improve the quality of construction. The faster a construction project is built, the more profit it can give to the contractors and the more value it can offer to the users. With the benefits that autonomous heavy equipment can provide, future construction sites will definitely make use of them promising a safer working environment.
Meet the Millennial Civil Engineers
Incorporating and retaining the young workers into the company will mean a significant change for the bigger picture. This generation provides the construction firm with a defined path on what to come next in the business, most notably in the leadership, marketing, and communication aspects. Combine these traits with their tech-savviness and innovative minds, this young generation is set to change the course of the industry for the better.
Philconstruct, the Largest Construction Event in Asia
Turned 30 this year, PHILCONSTRUCT held last November 7 to 10 at the SMX Convention Center Manila and the World Trade Center Metro Manila, and have expanded with 3 tents in WTCMM and an outdoor display area for heavy equipment at the the CCP Complex Grounds, making this the biggest edition of the show to date.
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