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…

Technology’s Effect on Safety Protocol After a Pandemic (Part Two)

In returning to the second installment of this two-part series (read part one), we investigate technology’s effect on safety protocol for construction workers when it comes to performing their daily functions. The technology reviewed here mainly plays a part in managing social distancing while maintaining effective communication. Primarily, in the techniques we investigate, Zoom video…

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…

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