Technology

Trackunit and IPAF launch digital operator licence
The ePAL app will offer a digital version of IPAF’s PAL card, with a range of telematic features 
Robots to protect integrity of Genoa bridge
High-tech autonomous equipment employed to keep Genova San Giorgio bridge safe and clean
JCB takes next step with electric mini excavator
Fully glazed cab and electric heater on 19C-1E means it can be used in colder and wetter climates
Electric focus for JCB
At an online event JCB unveiled new electric-powered equipment and products
Cummins drives ahead with hydrogen
Hydrogen technologies an “increasingly important” part of the company’s business 
JCB debuts all-electric telehandler
JCB has expanded its E-Tech range of zero-emissions machines with its first-ever electric telehandler, the 505-20E
Hilti’s BIM-enabled construction robot
New semi-autonomous mobile ceiling-drilling robot launched by Hilti
Fortnite game developer aids BIM design company
Epic Games awards BIM design specialist Tridify ‘MegaGrant’ to develop BIM streaming service
Technology key to productivity gains
Increased technology – rather than the equipment itself – will drive the biggest productivity gains in construction, according to industry experts
Falsework & formwork: digitalization spearheads innovations
Today’s systems take advantage of digital technologies to overcome time and cost constraints
BIM software shows the future
There is little doubt the post-Covid ‘new normal’ will see the rapid growth of digital technology in construction – with BIM at its very heart
Volvo CE presents a vision of the future of construction
Increased use of modular construction, 3D construction and drones predicted for construction going forward
VR/AR: The realities of modern construction
Construction technology is now blurring the lines between real and programmed structures
McKinsey notes importance of tech post-virus
Global consultant examines new digital norm for construction that could follow the pandemic
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