Many construction companies in the UK and around the world are investing in new technologies. Some of these include Building Information Modelling (BIM), Augmented Reality and various other cloud-based services. Over the past decade, we have seen the industry adapt to new technologies with a few of the benefits including increased productivity, higher levels of safety, the ability to attract new customers and also the best talent into the industry. With these technological trends set to shape the construction industry throughout the next decade, we take a closer look at this topic. […]
New International Standards to enhance efficiency in building and infrastructure projects
DOKA UK 1 February 2019.- Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been thrown into the spotlight over the last few years for the benefits it brings to the construction industry. Improvements in visualisation, increases in speed of delivery and advances in coordination through every phase of a project life cycle are just few of many advantages […]
Construction companies have to invest in Blockchain technology already?
Doka UK 12 December 2018.-Another new technology to follow with interest for the construction industry is BlockChain. From BIM + (Chartered Institute of Building) they explain the birth and development of this advance: The Blockchain is a new way to store and record transactions. To put it simply, we could define the Blockchain as a peer-to-peer […]
Digital formwork design: Contractors have full visualisation into how formwork is planned and can more efficiently manage and coordinate their projects
Doka UK 16 November 2018.- Construction companies that use the latest technologies will overtake their competitors and become more efficient at servicing their customers. This trend is already a reality. Within the formwork industry, powerful 3D modelling and BIM capabilities available today are changing the way temporary works are being designed and incorporated into main […]