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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Technology Changing the Job Site (Construction)

Technology Transforming the Job Site

Jeff Winke | November 2, 2015

Without doubt, the construction industry is increasingly adopting new technology. Projects can be managed from a tablet computer, machines governed through GPS signals, and workers can clock in and out via text messages. Today, the way in which construction contractors perform work is being transformed by new technological devices and innovations. Here are five to keep an eye on: [...]

Anecdotal evidence that digital technologies threaten jobs is, of course, everywhere. Robots and advanced automation have been common in many types of manufacturing for decades. In the United States and China, the world’s manufacturing powerhouses, fewer people work in manufacturing today than in 1997, thanks at least in part to automation. Source:

<more at; related links: (How Technology Is Destroying Jobs. June 12, 2013) and (The Connected Jobsite: How New Technologies Are Changing Field Work. January 21, 2014)>

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