Construction Output Set to Grow in the West Midlands with £10bn Invested in Major Projects

Doka UK, June 29, 2018.- According to recent information published by many of the major construction magazines in the UK, 20 major construction projects have been planned for the West Midlands region with a predicted total cost of approximately £10bn. Andy Street, the Mayor of the West Midlands and former Managing Director of John Lewis, revealed […]

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Doka at the technological forefront with APPs: Doka Augmented Reality and Doka Tools

Applications for mobile devices, smartphones and tablets are becoming more essential, both for professionals and consumers as part of everyday working habits. Doka, sensitive to the demands of construction professionals, has just released its first APP on the area of Augmented Reality (AR). This APP joins Doka Tools, another useful tool to support basic formwork requirements. Next, we explain the characteristics of these applications and how the new innovations can support construction professionals in the future. […]

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25 May 2018: the EU’s General Data Protection will come into force and radically change the rules on data protection within the UK

Data is the oil of our generation. The professional management of data will enter a new dimension as of May 28, therefore the construction sector in the UK must prepare itself for the new rules. For this reason, we explain some of the consequences for construction companies, according to the Chartered Institute of Building. In addition to this, we advance specific details of its management within companies and publish a quick guide from ICO, the data protection regulator in the UK, which may be useful to get ahead and comply with the new legal framework on data. […]

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

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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