Two Key Ways Construction Materials are Advancing

For those of you who follow this blog regularly, you know that I have been honing in on smart, connected jobsites lately. Last week, I kicked off a new series identifying the best ways to help connect the jobsite, focusing on workers. Up this week, materials.

One of my first assignments when I started working for Constructech was covering the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. On this project, Skanska was managing and controlling the pre-cast concrete supply chain, leveraging a combination of BIM (building information modeling) to generate a model and RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology to tag and track materials. The savings was substantial too: approximately $1 million and a gain of 10 days on the project schedule…read more