Building a Blockchain: The Future of Construction Contracts

You may have heard of blockchain and its recent history revolutionizing the cryptocurrency market, but have you ever thought about how it could change the construction industry? What is Blockchain? A blockchain is a digital public ledger of agreements (financial transactions, contracts, etc.) that are tied together chronologically into groups of information called “blocks.” This…

Our Top 4 Construction Podcasts (and Why We Love Them)

When you think of podcasts, you don’t usually think of construction; but perhaps after reading this, you’ll consider listening to these esoteric conversations. These are our four favorite award-winning construction podcasts and a little bit of background about their hosts. ConExpo/Con-Agg Radio ConExpo is the largest North American construction trade show held annually in Las…

Robotics in Construction

More job site managers and workers are utilizing robotics and AI to increase their productivity and improve safety in construction zones. In June 2019, Mortenson Construction became one of the first major construction firms to adopt robotics use on a major scale. They partnered with Built Robotics to gain access to driverless excavators and other…

5 Technologies Revolutionizing Construction Safety

Construction workers and contractors work in more dangerous working conditions than almost any other industry. But construction sites are getting safer every day with the emergence of new technologies. Exoskeletons are metal frameworks that fit around construction workers’ bodies to support their posture and lessen the strain on their bodies (unpowered exoskeletons) or to augment...

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