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Can machine learning help mend the contracting system?
How artificial intelligence can help contractors more accurately estimate the length and cost of construction projects
Covid pandemic has accelerated digital transformation
Majority of heavy industry leaders say they have delivered up to five years’ worth of change around digital transformation in 18 months 
‘Bad’ data costing construction US$1.8 trillion
New study reveals cost to construction of inaccurate and untimely information
AI could help reduce building emissions
Algorithm can predict energy rates in a split second, potentially improving design and renovation
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Robotic ‘dog’ could now help save lives
Research conducted by Scotland’s National Robotarium aims to save lives and cut CO2 emissions
FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation
BIM-SPEED survey finds 37.3% of firms have no experience with BIM projects and 33.9% do not have a digitalisation strategy
Caterpillar partners with low carbon energy business
World’s largest OEM partners with low carbon energy business based in Canada
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Toyota breaks ground on futuristic city
Construction starts on Woven City, an experimental community that will bring new technology to a real-world environment
LafargeHolcim to explore carbon capture and storage
Schlumberger New Energy and LafargeHolcim looking to develop blueprint for large-scale carbon capture and storage 
Stronger concrete – inspired by lobsters
New bio-mimicking research set to enhance 3D printing possibilities in large-scale construction
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