The 13 Most Interesting Advances in Construction Technology of 2018

When we first began talking about construction technology in 2015, there were a lot of pie-in-the-sky ideas.  Many products had financial backing, but no legitimate proof of concept or path to a commercial market.  Fast forward just 3 years and many of those same products are starting to hit limited jobsites and have a viable chance to succeed in the industry.

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The 16 Most Interesting Advances in Construction Technology of 2017

The construction industry has historically been slow to adapt to new technologies, but with a recent push from Silicon Valley, a lot of money is being poured into research and development.  Just a few short years ago, robotics on the construction site was thought of as a pipe dream, but now there are several companies around the world that are making it a reality.  It still may be years away from being adopted in a large scale, but the industry should begin to take note of the technological changes that are happening around them.

Robotics isn’t the only construction item that made headlines last year, there have also been advances in construction materials, Augmented and Mixed Reality, smart sensors, and RFIDs.

Below is our list of the best advances in construction technology from 2017:

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The 9 Coolest Construction Projects of 2017

Every year, we search all year long to find construction projects that push the limits on what can be done.  Through the hard work of workers in each and every trade, new techniques and technologies are produced to allow us to achieve what was previously thought to be impossible. 

Below are 9 examples of projects that pushed the boundaries and were under construction, completed, or announced in 2017.  If you have a project that you think is really cool that you think we should include in our 2018 list, please contact us to let us know!

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