Construction news stories
New digital traffic light system to tackle construction defects
Smarter Defects Management launches its PaaS digital system and says it will revolutionise managing defects in the construction industry.
Procore doubles down on A/NZ investment with Sydney office
Procore Technologies, the provider of construction management software, has announced the opening of its new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney.
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CSG delivers mobile management across 6,000 users with Microsoft Intune
Cloud Solutions Group has announced the delivery of an integrated mobile device and access management solution for John Holland Group.
InEight announces latest construction software innovations
InEight has announced its next instalment of innovations, including automated EVM, real-time data and predictive scheduling.
Financial pressures drive construction tech growth as the industry seeks solutions
Payapps has found increased adoption of digital technology is unlocking industry payment blocks, despite COVID-19 continuing to disrupt the supply chain.
Aussie's Veyor raises $4 million in equity, plans to double workforce
Australian-owned technology company Veyor has concluded an equity capital raising topping $4 million, piquing the interest of construction industry heavyweights.
A single source of truth: The future of the construction industry
The COVID-19 pandemic has only heightened risk for the construction industry at large. As issues compound and organisations struggle, business leaders are driven to consider tangible ways to reduce risk across the board.
AI construction management platform BuildAi secures $1.9 million in seed funding
BuildAi has secured $1.9 million in its latest seed funding round as the industry scrambles to find viable solutions to adapt to COVID-19 lockdowns.
Interview: How technology enriches the construction industry
Techday sat down with Clough senior project manager Giuseppe Gaudiello and Bentley Systems exec Hugh Hofmeister about their experiences combining technology and infrastructure.
MYOB and Procore partner to empower Kiwi construction businesses
"Partnering with Procore means our MYOB Advanced Construction Edition customers now have the ability to input, update and share critical accounting and on-site information in a single source of truth for all stakeholders."
Digitisation drives optimism for APAC's construction sector
“It's encouraging to see that the results of our Outlook show a construction sector in the APAC region that is full of confidence and optimism, despite facing tremendous challenges this past year."
AVEVA and RIB Software announce ongoing strategic partnership
“AVEVA and RIB Software are building on our successes in our respective domains to come together and offer a joint solution that will digitally transform how capital projects are executed."
Supply chain transformation could boost A/NZ construction industry - Frost & Sullivan
“The industry is taking steps towards full autonomy as the likes of AR and IoT, autonomous machinery, prefab and 3D solutions, become mainstream."
Honeywell to supply building & energy management tech for Auckland's Seascape Tower
Honeywell’s systems will help to manage the building’s energy usage and to provide a comfortable living experience.
InEight integrates with Microsoft Dynamics 365 to power construction industry
"We are proud to be playing a role in supporting productivity and performance improvements in the construction industry, at a time when it has perhaps never been more important."
Trackunit continues expansion into APJ region with Sydney office
The new Australian office is part of a wider strategic expansion into APJ designed to better serve current and new customers throughout the region, the company states.
Interview: The intersection of technology and infrastructure amidst COVID-19
Techday spoke to Bentley Systems executives Mark Coates and Phil Christensen, who discuss how technology has changed within the infrastructure industry.
Procore appoints new global channel lead, looks to expand into new markets
Based in Sydney, Clare Wharrier will play an integral role as the company looks to scale its construction technology ecosystem and expand its presence in new markets around the world.
A/NZ construction industry recognises opportunity for innovation following COVID-19
Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) construction companies are leading the regional COVID-19 recovery, with 30% prepared for the new normal.
3D safety barrier could make construction sites safer
The technology could reduce accidents and increase construction site safety in tightly-packed areas or near critical infrastructure.
AR and VR presents huge potential for construction industry, but businesses slow to adopt
According to GlobalData, the construction industry is slowly shifting from years of the wait-and-watch stance to adopting digital technologies to improve the overall project lifecycle from conceptual design to construction.
MYOB supports New Zealand's construction industry with latest release
MYOB has launched MYOB Advanced Construction Edition, a new software to help contractors and builders manage complex projects and budgets, with real-time visibility.
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'Freezing' winter could thwart data center construction plans, warns Aggreko
A freezing winter ahead could pose major setbacks for data center construction projects already delayed by COVID-19 this year.
Procore looks to improve safety of A/NZ construction sites with latest offering
“2020 has underscored the importance of ensuring the health of construction workers and having the necessary digital tools to manage changing onsite quality and safety regulations."