Implementing tech? Ask the questions Gilbane and DPR ask

With an unrelenting labor shortage, increased building activity and record investment in con-tech companies, the stage is set for broader digitization in the construction industry. Construction Dive covered ENR’s October 23rd webinar, “How to Find and Implement the Right Technology for Your Organization,” presented by Triax Technologies and featuring Gilbane Building Company’s Jason Pelkey and…

8 construction trends to watch in 2018

In December, we shared our top trends and predictions for 2018 when it comes to construction technology. After a strong 2017, commercial contractors are gearing up for an even stronger 2018, and as construction companies plan for new projects, initiatives, and opportunities at their form, there are a few trends shaping the industry. Read ConstructionDive‘s…

Report: Tech tools increase onsite safety

Dodge Data & Analytics’ newest SmartMarketReport, Safety Management in the Construction Industry, shows that technology, including BIM, drones and wearables, is having a positive effect onsite in regards to improving safety. Although wearable devices, including Spot-r by Triax, aren’t as widely adopted with only 13% of respondents saying they use them, 82% that do says…

Despite recognizing apps’ importance, most firms don’t use them for safety training

According to JB Knowledge’s annual construction technology report, only 26% of contractors use software or a mobile app – despite acknowledging that apps and data can be helpful for safety training. 52% of construction companies reported they do not use any mobile safety app, while 37% gather safety data using spreadsheets. Construction Dive covers the new…

5 Takeaways from Autodesk University

Tech has finally reached the construction industry. The explosion of useful, previously untapped data from a variety of resources at the jobsite can be aggregated and analyzed for actionable insights. When crews, managers and executives are connected to the same, real-time data and insights, they improve their chances of more informed, real-time response, helping to prevent…

Construction Dive features Spot-r by Triax

Construction Dive Tech featured the release of Spot-r by Triax in their November 16th newsletter: “Triax Technologies develops belt clip to track, report worker safety data” A new belt-clipped sensor from Triax Technologies reports worker movement data to the cloud every 10 seconds, providing alerts for trips and falls on the job site, according to…