As with drawing sets, project managers and supers need to be able to quickly locate the information they need so they can distribute it to their subcontractors. Therefore, having an organised spec book at the job site trailer is vital.
For a while now, the construction industry has been considered a ‘late adopter’ of technology. Some would say this is due to the traditional behaviours within the industry, while others believe that vendors are yet to truly deliver on user needs.
When you think of the construction industry, agility isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. It’s an industry that can be stifled by strong regulations, manual processes and relatively small steps in innovation. However, this is the direction the industry needs to take.
Australian advanced materials technology company Talga Resources has achieved high levels of electrical conductivity in concrete by using an additive developed from its graphene-graphite research and development laboratory. The breakthrough offers substantial potential in existing and emerging industrial applications, particularly as concrete is the world’s largest construction material by volume.
Certain fencing systems, while stylish, have a significant design flaw that can leave home owners out of pocket in both money and time.
Flowcrete Australia has launched Flowsports Aquatic, a brand-new range of high performance resin flooring solutions for aquatic, leisure and recreation facilities.