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PCL recognized as finalist for 2017 Ingenious Awards

September 19, 2017 PCL Construction

Edmonton, AB – PCL’s Project Analytics initiative has been recognized by the Information and Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) as a Large Private Sector finalist for the 2017 Ingenious Awards. PCL’s Project Analytics is an innovative analytics/dashboard solution that provides

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Top construction firms embrace technology, finally

June 20, 2017 Jacob Stoller

The construction industry has
a reputation for being slow to
adopt innovative technology. Many
contractors believe this is about
to change.

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The future of manufacturing and construction is at the forefront of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

March 8, 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

From the Tech Experience to cutting-edge technologies on display in exhibitors’ booths throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center, revolutionary technology served as a focal point for CONEXPO. “We just got here and the first place I wanted to go was

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The hottest construction apps: A cautionary guide to adding business functionality in 2017

February 28, 2017 Jacob Stoller

When people ask “is there an app for that?” the odds these days are pretty good that the answer will be “yes”. Even in construction, which is not known for being on the leading edge of IT, there are apps

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Ledcor uses modern technology to preserve heritage building

October 31, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Ledcor Group of Companies celebrated the grand opening of Enbridge Centre last month, the first office tower to be constructed in downtown Edmonton’s Financial District in more than 20 years. Ledcor applied several specialized construction methods in order to

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CanBIM conference speaker envisions computers doing design

October 20, 2016 Bronwen Parsons

The Canada BIM Council held its 2nd Technology Built Innovation event in Toronto on October 5 and 6. The first day was devoted to tours of two BIM-designed buildings at York University in the northwest of the city: the university’s

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Canada BIM Council announces 2016 CanBIM Award Winners

October 18, 2016 CanBIM

The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) held its 2nd Annual CanBIM Awards on October 5th in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Eight award categories were presented. The awards and winners included: Academic Award presented by Global eTraining, Anne Carpenter, Account Executive

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Don’t be like weird old Uncle Charlie

October 14, 2016 Corinne Lynds

Maybe it’s your brother, your mom, or even your weird-old-Uncle Charlie. And it doesn’t matter if you live in Vancouver, Toronto or Labrador – every family has its own technophobe. You know the person I’m talking about. They’re still using

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KPMG report: Construction companies struggle to gain full benefits of technology

September 13, 2016 KPMG

Despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced data and analytics, mobility, automation and robotics. That’s the key finding from Building a technology advantage – Global Construction Survey 2016, the annual

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World’s first 3-D printed excavator will be on display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE

April 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 are teaming up to unveil the world’s first fully-functional 3-D printed construction excavator and the first large-scale use of steel in 3-D printing, known as additive manufacturing. The excavator, which will be on display at the

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Ontario Technological Skills Competition to move to Toronto for 2017

April 6, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) is the largest skilled trades and technology competition in Canada, and Skills Ontario announced today that the event will be moving to the Toronto Congress Centre in 2017. The announcement was made at the

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Satellite GPS technology to determine infrastructure stability

January 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

China Railway Group teams with U of Nottingham on research project