Category: drone

Staying In Flight

On any given day in Gastonia, North Carolina, project engineer Cory Lingle walks out to the jobsite that will soon become a critical care tower. He scans the area and places a drone on the earth, launching it into the sky for progress photos or to observe the site from his favorite vantage point: the […]

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  • Army
  • Corey Lingle
  • drone
  • helicopter
  • pilot
  • project engineer

Construction: A New Frontier for Tech-Savvy Innovators

Think construction work, and the physical steps of building may come to mind: pouring concrete, bolting steel, installing systems, and hanging drywall. But beyond the cranes, lifts, ladders and tools, a technological revolution is taking place. While one person may be operating a front-end loader, another is flying a drone. While crews are setting up […]

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  • Careers in Construction
  • David Pratt
  • drone
  • Information Technology
  • Operational Technology
  • robotics
  • Technology

Engaging VDC for Project Technology Strategy

For many, the terms Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) may conjure up images of early clash detection and primitive modeling efforts. The progress made in these areas over the last several years is immeasurable, however, the impact of VDC services doesn’t stop there. As clash detection and modeling have evolved, […]

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  • 4D scheduling
  • Building Information Modeling
  • drone
  • technology resource
  • Virtual Design and Construction
  • virtual mock-up
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