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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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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UK, July 16, 2017. – Construction News magazine has celebrated its annual awards one more year. Awards to different categories in the construction sector. We inform you that this year Doka UK has had the honor of receiving: Commercial Innovation of the Year. Here are the arguments of Construction News magazine:
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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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UK, december 14, 2016.- The publication BuildingSpecifier has published that the difference of salary, between men and women, in the sector of the construction is the lowest registered until the moment. For your interest, we reproduce the information of this means of communication:
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UK, 9 November, 2016.- Try your favorite job portal and search bids for the category “Formwork”. We have tested on Monster, and we have gone 29 offers from different companies:
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Article on DOKA published in the magazine Concrete Frame Construction in November 2016. http://www.concrete.org.uk
UK, November 3, 2016.- Contemporary architecture is dominated by ever higher buildings and ever more complex geometries. The success of such projects depends to a large part on successful optimisation of the construction process. In the field of high-rise construction, the decision for the appropriate climbing system has a huge impact on time and cost. As a result, diligent operations scheduling is of crucial importance in order to find the optimal formwork solution. Factors such as cycle time, construction method, type of reinforcement and site equipment must be taken into account during the planning phase.
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UK, October 27, 2016.- Bridges connecting cities, the tunnels to the train network, major institutional buildings, cultural venues … all the great public works are necessary. For this reason, public funding and private companies can contribute to achieving these goals. The World Bank Group has recently produced the report: “Main Financing Mechanisms for Infrastructure Projects” and develops in detail how you can build that partnership between public and private funding:
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UK, October 20, 2016.- A one-of-a-kind cast-in-place structure is currently under way near Munich: the ESO Supernova Planetarium and Visitors Centre. The building’s cubature takes its form from a narrow double star system. The architecture of the construction project is characterised by inclinations up to 23 degrees and demands the ultimate in engineering from contractor and formwork supplier.
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UK, 13 october, 2016.- The construction industry worldwide has seen a series of cyclical trends and technology trends in UK whose implementation is still pending. Then we will explain the generic developments have seemed interesting for construction professionals:
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