UK, 11 May, 2018.- The connection of any tool to the Internet in our professional and personal life is referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) and here at Doka, we recognise its impact in the construction sector. Precisely, the application of IoT to construction is part of the program for the growth of […]
The Construction Industry: Looking ahead at the predicted challenges of 2018
We found a starting point with The Guardian who state that “alongside solid readings from the smaller manufacturing and construction sectors, the report from Britain’s dominant services industry suggested economic growth of between 0.4% and 0.5% in the final three months of 2017, according to the IHS Markit chief economist, Chris Williamson.” The Guardian further reports that “the uncertainty from Brexit prevented the UK from fully enjoying the tailwind from the synchronised global upswing [for economic growth]”, and “the PMI figures give a broadly positive reading on the health of the economy at the end of 2017, there were some signs of underlying weakness. As well as growing at the slowest rate since August 2016, services firms said Brexit-related uncertainty was holding back the willingness of their clients to spend. The rate of employment growth also eased to a nine-month low”. […]
Will you trust your construction project to virtual reality?
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. […]
A new era for public transportation in Scotland: Forth Replacement Crossing 2017
Update on September 21, 2016, Construction Enquirer: Queensferry bridge sets record as longest free-standing cantilever Contractors building the £1.3bn Queensferry Crossing have set a new record by creating the the longest free-standing cantilever in the world at 644m. The structure will become the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world. The bridge deck sections are edging closer and closer by […]