Cement, one of the key material used in construction, has gone through serial changes of chemical composition and manufacturing process. Now, with the new era of industry 4.0 and digitization, what will happen to the traditional cement manufacturers?
A 210-room hotel required in New York? No problem, we can ship that to you: Digitalization of the real estate and lodging supply chain in the form of modular construction is allowing companies such as CitizenM to react more quickly to changes in global demand with hotel delivery inspired by the "just-in-time" philosophy.
Autodesk is leading the digitalization efforts in the construction industry by developing software products that help companies manage two distinct aspects of the supply chain: labor and materials.
A look into how a digital startup is improving productivity, on-time delivery and budget performance in the construction industry
In order to cement its position as an industry leader, Caterpillar must metamorphose into a digitally-minded, analytics powerhouse.
Construction has traditionally lagged behind other industries in terms of productivity rates because the variable nature of the work limits the standardization of tasks and the introduction of innovative technologies. However, the access to more reliable real-time data may change that in the near future.
What happens when you give a miner, construction worker, and roof inspector a drone?
How two GSB grads' app is bringing sabermetrics to the construction industry
How PlanGrid is changing information flows by bringing technology into the construction site.
The cement industry accounts for ~5% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which makes it one of the major global warming culprits! The improvement of manufacturing processes, introduction of zero cement structural concrete, and development of self-healing concrete could help Cemex to reduce its CO2 emissions even further.