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Three Industry Trends Defining the Construction Industry

The construction industry hasn’t always been the fastest moving industry when it comes to the implementation of technology; however there are three industry trends that are revolutionizing the way businesses are working.

 

  1. BIM Technology – Building Information Modeling has become one of the most adopted technologies in the industry. The endless capabilities of digital models ranging from risk management to efficiency has become extremely economical.

     
  2. Construction Apps – Emerging apps with compatibilities to tablets, phones and computers have transformed construction sites. There are now apps that allow contractors to view Purchase orders, view floor and site plans, track fleet, and many more.

     
  3. 3-D Printing – This new and innovative tool can potentially decrease building timelines as well as costs. Some companies are reporting using large 3-D printers to print walls for new homes or 1,100 square meter displays.