This week in construction news (12 March ‘18)
Japan’s construction industry faces a massive challenge in attracting female talent, as traditional gender stereotypes hinder proper workforce integration.
Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is setting up a transformation office to implement the construction industry transformation map (ITM), and seek out synergies from the ITMs in the BE cluster in the long run.
Japan’s telecommunications giant KDDI Corp demonstrated how an unmanned construction machine could be remotely controlled via a next-generation 5G wireless system.
Even as the industry is faltering in some parts of the world, the innovation push has never been healthier, and holds much potential for construction in the coming decade.
Plans are afoot to raise the capabilities of local construction players by roping in industry and the research…www.businesstimes.com.sg
TOKYO - Getting hired seemed like the tough part. Then Ms Maho Nishioka showed up for her new job at a Japanese…www.todayonline.com
An unexpected decline in housebuilding meant the UK construction industry contracted for the ninth month in a row in…www.theguardian.com
KAWAGOE, Saitama Prefecture--An unmanned construction machine was remotely controlled via a next-generation 5G wireless…www.asahi.com
U.S. construction equipment rental market will surpass a revenue collection of USD 23 billion by 2024, owing to the…www.thecampingcanuck.com
For businesses, one of the central benefits of the IoT is the ability to gather meaningful and actionable intelligence…thebossmagazine.com