PlanGrid Beefs Up Their Integrations with 3rd Party Apps for Enhanced Efficiencies

Fresh of the heels of their $875 Million Acquisition by Autodesk, PlanGrid has released several enhancements to streamline your processes. Through the release of PlanGrid Connect and a couple other enhancements, it will now be easier than ever for users to reduce manual data entry across multiple applications.

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[VIDEO] Block-Laying Robot Successfully Builds 2,000 SF Home in 3 Days

A couple of years ago, we shared a video of Fastbrick Robotic’s Hadrian 105, a brick-laying robot built for proof of concept.  In a true testament of how long the development of computer-model based commercial robotics takes to develop, the company’s commercial robot model, the Hadrian X, has finally reached a goal that has been sought after since 2015: Building a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home in 3 days.

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The Ultimate Construction Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Another year is about ready to wrap up as the holiday season is upon us. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be stressful for those in your life that are hard to buy for, especially those in the construction ideas. Our goal is to make that process easier for you or your loved one with our top picks for gifts every year!

For more gift ideas, be sure to check out our Ultimate Construction Holiday Gift Guides from 20152016, and 2017 or our past Father's Day Gift Guides from 2016 and 2017.

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Autodesk Acquires PlanGrid for $875 Million

In regards to technology, the construction industry is going through a very exciting time.  While maybe on a smaller scale, it’s my belief that we’re in the middle of our very own Microsoft vs Apple battle circa the 80s and 90s.  Several leading software companies are vying for that top spot in our industry right now and it’s becoming more and more clear who will come out on top by the day. 

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Everything You Need to Know if You Missed Procore’s Groundbreak 2018 Conference

In what has become a popular trend for construction technology leaders, Procore recently held their yearly Groundbreak construction technology conference in Austin, TX from November 13-15.  These yearly conference allow companies to reach a core of their user base and announce their past and future enhancements, in addition to performing hands-on training sessions with product experts.  Construction Junkie was in attendance for this year’s Gorundbreak and we’ve got you covered with all the details.

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Procore Announces Release of Design Coordination Product for Virtual Design and Construction Teams

This week, Procore held their annual construction technology conference called Groundbreak in Austin, TX.  Through a series of keynote speeches and breakout sessions, Procore announced their latest releases and plans for the future.  I was in attendance this week and I’ll have a full recap of the event coming soon.  One of the company’s biggest announcements at this year’s Groundbreak was the release of a new product called Design Coordination, for Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) teams.

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CAT Releases Newest Ultra-Rugged Smartphone on the Sprint Network

CAT phones has made our headlines in recent years by matching their rugged design with a suite of features that no other phone can match, like the built-in thermal imaging, laser measure, and humidity and VOC sensors that the Cat S61 has.  Those past phones have been unlocked and compatible with certain networks of the user’s choosing, but their latest release is starting out only available on the Sprint Network.

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