How “The Internet of Things” is Affecting the Construction Industry

How does interconnection affect the construction industry?

UK, December 4, 2017.- The “Internet of Things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. The IoT is the concept of connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other) and is transforming the construction industry. This includes everything from mobile phones to wearable devices and almost anything else you can think of. This is also subject to components used on modern building sites, such as Doka’s innovative concrete monitoring sensor – Concremote, which plays a huge part in the IoT. The Balance’ takes a look into how the IoT is changing the construction industry in the 21st century with some practical examples.

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Do you already have a cybersecurity protocol in your construction company?

UK, October 20, 2017.-  We are living in one of the greatest disruptive transformations of human history: the digitalisation of personal and professional life. The internet of things, big data, smart data, artificial intelligence and analytics all require an efficient and competitive level of cybersecurity.

With the construction and manufacturing industries being  strategically important parts of  Western economic development, the construction publication, UK Construction Online, and Schneider Electric assimilates the great importance of cybersecurity and have published the following analysis:

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How to make the #construction sector an attractive option for future generations in an uncertain market

UK, October 9, 2017.- The construction industry needs professionals and finding them has become an increasingly difficult trend in many Western countries. This is confirmed by a detailed report from the World Economic Forum, who also propose eight measures to make the construction sector an attractive option for future generations. In addition to this, we review the Guardian and Reuters data which highlights the current situation within the construction sector for comparison. Below is a summary of the analysis from the World Economic Forum.

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2050: #Construction works without humans?

UK, September 11, 2017.- The speed of revolution 4.0 is the fastest of all times. The Internet connection to all the objects we work with every day will be more intense every year. Augmented reality and virtual reality are secured this year because smartphone makers have decided. These and other innovations will make possible the construction works without humans ?. This scenario has been raised by UK Construction On Line with this result:

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DOKA UK: ‘A Unique Project Delivered with Partnership & Trust’

UK, August 4, 2017.- International chemical firm Sabic UK with support from Governments Regional Growth Fund have made strategic investment in upgrading its Teeside chemical facilities to become Europe’s most competitive storage facility and converter of US Shale gas and at the same time creating much needed construction jobs and safeguarding thousands more in the region.

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Will you trust your construction project to virtual reality?

UK, July 12, 2017. – Virtual reality technology will be in our hands sooner than originally planned. Technology giants, Google, Samsung, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft are working to market virtual reality products and services for any market. And of course, for the creation and development of construction projects. Here, we recall a Construction Enquirer analysis of this technology.

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#Safety in the most efficient #construction with new hard hats

 

UK, June 28, 2017.- Construction safety is an unavoidable priority for the vast majority of companies in this sector. Any innovation in the equipment of the operator, during the development of the work, any new software tool, are always welcome. For this reason, today we want to report on some new hard hats, in the following Construction Enquirer information.  

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5 things I learned from working to close the gender gap in my company

UK, June 18, 2017. Doka UK Social Media has already published information on the gender pay gap in the construction sector. Today we bring an interesting reflection from the World Economic Forum. We then reproduce it in full to give way to debate and knowledge.

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CBI: 50 years of influence in the construction sector of UK

UK, May 22, 2017.- Business organizations in the construction sector are influential entities that favor the free development of companies. Today we are going to make reference CBI, Confederation of British Industry with half a century of trajectory. We then publish the definition, services and benefits that CBI expresses on its website.

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#Construction: Ignoring digitization is a mistake

UK, April 6, 2017.- Roland Berger, Civil Economics, Energy & Infrastructure Competence Center, has produced the book Thinking: Digitization in the construction industry. Building Europe’s road to “Construction 4.0”. From the Blog Formwork of Doka UK we recommend to carefully read every analysis and graph of this in-depth study. Here we are only going to publish a synthesis that will lead you to read the entire Roland Berger report. For example the final conclusion:

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