Construction Industry


Cloud-Based Service streamlines construction document management.

December 8, 2015

To help conserve time as well as reduce risk and errors in construction projects, Autodesk BIM 360 Docs provides virtual workspace for creating, accessing, maintaining, marking up, and sharing 2D and 3D project documents, plans, and models. Entire project team builds from correct version of documents and plans. Capabilities include linked 3D and 2D experience, permission-based access control and approval, and automated organization of original and updated construction docs into sets. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Site Positioning System aids field to office communication.

April 10, 2015

Designed for superintendents, foremen, and field engineers on heavy civil construction sites, Trimble® SitePulse™ System provides access to 3D constructible models and real-time digital information. Using Trimble SitePulse software with Trimble SPS585 GNSS Smart Antenna, field managers can take photographs that are tagged with GNSS position, date, and time to create audit trail of day-to-day activities, and provide documentation of work completed over course of job for invoicing and payments. Read More


Textura to Showcase Solutions at SUBExcel Event for Construction Subcontractors

March 25, 2015

Will Present New Early Payment Program (EPP) Offering at ASA Gathering CHICAGO - Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that it will take part in the American Subcontractors Association, Inc.'s upcoming SUBExcel 2015 event to showcase Textura® solutions that deliver value to subcontractors, including the... Read More


Modeling Software combines building design and analysis.

March 17, 2015

With sophisticated loading and analysis functionality, fully automated design, documentation, and seamless Building Information Modeling collaboration, Tekla® Structural Designer allows engineers to efficiently and cost effectively analyze and design multi-material buildings. Users can create and compare multiple design options, and changes can be managed at any stage of project. By updating automatically, calculation reports eliminate need to generate new reports manually when changes occur. Read More


Eos Group Announces Product Advancement for Enterprise Cost Estimating and Cost Engineering

March 16, 2015

DENVER - Eos Group, Inc. is publicly announcing the advancement of its enterprise cost estimating and cost engineering product suite. Recently, Eos released Eos Explorer Extended 2.10, Eos Navigator 1.5, and Eos P6 Integrator 3.1 to their clients. Eos Explorer and next generation Eos Navigator are the leading estimating management systems, while Eos P6 Integrator automates information sharing... Read More


Construction Logistics App provides real-time visual data.

February 6, 2015

Using Trimble® TrimView™ Direct, ready mix producers and management have real-time access to critical data that impact daily business decisions. Mobile app collects information from existing systems and integrates it in Web-based environment to deliver accurate view of company's strengths, customer trends, and opportunities for improvement. App provides order status, ticket details, order timelines, fleet analytics, vehicle location, trip status, signal health, driver hours, and performance. Read More


Project Management Suite integrates with Sage 300 CRE.

January 29, 2015

By seamlessly synchronizing accounting data with Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate, Procore Project Management Suite eliminates need to manually enter data into multiple systems, enabling teams to accurately forecast and monitor project health from field. Procore connector helps construction professionals maximize project efficiency and accountability by streamlining communication and centralizing documentation in order to minimize risk and delays—ultimately boosting profits. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Software

Trimble Debuts New Rapid Positioning System to Simplify Layout for Building Contractors

January 22, 2015

MUNICH – Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® Rapid Positioning System, a simplified layout solution for building construction professionals. The Trimble Rapid Positioning System includes the Trimble RPT600 Layout Station to layout points and capture as-built measurements and Trimble Field Link 2D software running on a performance tablet to control the layout station. The... Read More


Document Management Software enables secure file sharing.

January 15, 2015

Providing file storage and synchronization, Procore Drive allows teams to share and collaborate on large files for construction without impediments of FTP clients. Document management platform offers rapid file upload and download as well as drag and drop functionality. Users can select documents directly from desktop, Outlook, or Gmail and drop them into Procore Drive. All files housed in Procore Drive are automatically synced with Procore's cloud-based project management application. Read More


Construction Specification Software offers online updating.

January 14, 2015

Designed to produce construction specifications, BSD SpecLink-E delivers continuous, online data updates that provide architects and engineers with up-to-the-minute information that merges automatically with data already included in developing project specification without altering current output. Any product sections in template that are not currently in use are automatically updated, and any section already in use is updated selectively, to avoid making changes without user's knowledge. Read More


Software-as-a-Service provides construction field management.

January 9, 2015

Designed for contractors and construction managers, ProjectSight™ is accessible via Web browser or iPad app. Software features intuitive user interface overlaying smart, project-based workflows to keep teams in sync. Access to centralized data provides workers with up-to-date information related to material tracking, issues reporting, information requests, and critical project drawings, models, and documents. Offline capabilities allow information to remain available during unconnected sessions. Read More


Alignment Planning Software targets roads and railways.

January 2, 2015

Producing accurate geometric alignments that can be used in design and construction phases of project, Quantm® v8 offers road and rail designers seamless transition from planning to design. Data transfer between Quantm Alignment Planning System and Bentley's OpenRoads software extends design-to-construction workflow for alignments to include corridor planning in Quantm. Change management and tracking functionality preserve design intent, and accelerate project delivery. Read More


Collaboration Platform facilitates building construction.

November 7, 2014

Based on GTeam™ software, cloud-based Trimble Connect empowers teams involved in design, construction, and operation of buildings by allowing them to access, analyze, manage, and share project data from anywhere. Software streamlines process of combining Building Information Modeling, 3D and 2D models via Web, optimizing coordination among dispersed offices and teams. With platform's storage and archiving of project documentation, team leader can keep track of progress remotely. Read More


Estimating Software supports complex construction projects.

October 22, 2014

Used for deadline-intensive projects, GCEstimator™ incorporates Trimble WinEst, which uses spreadsheets for creating, adjusting, and presenting cost estimates. Trimble Vico Office augments 3D models with constructability analysis and coordination, location-based quantity takeoff, time scheduling/production control, and cost estimating. Trimble Document Controller Standard automates change detection between design iterations in 2D design drawing sets and in 3D models created using BIM software. Read More


Pipeline Construction Software automates common survey tasks.

October 14, 2014

Part of Trimble® Access™ family of field software applications, Trimble Access Pipelines is designed for surveyors involved in oil and gas pipeline installation. Program offers streamlined workflow for pipe inventory collection and validation, weld mapping, and as-built measurements. By collecting pipe attribute data, recording relationship between welds and pipes, and electronically linking joint attributes to measured welds, software significantly cuts project time and redundancies. Read More


Turner Construction Company Launches Company-Wide Rollout of Textura-CPM

September 29, 2014

Largest U.S. general builder drives efficiency through expanded implementation of Textura payment solution. NEW YORK and CHICAGO - Turner Construction Company and Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR) announced today that in the fourth quarter of 2014, Turner will begin rolling out Textura's Construction Payment Management™ (CPM) solution company-wide to make the payment management process... Read More


The KPA Group is Selected to Deliver the Building Information Model (BIM) for the Veterans' Affairs Palo Alto Health Care Campus

September 9, 2014

Firm awarded contract for multimillion-dollar Building Information Model for VA OAKLAND, Calif. – The KPA Group was selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management to develop the Building Information Model for each of the buildings and associated sites on the Palo Alto VA Campus. Approximately 60 building models will be created and over 20... Read More


Vulcan's Product Calculator Now Available from the Google Play Store

August 12, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today announced the launch of its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices.  The Vulcan Materials Product Calculator is a tool that allows users to estimate the construction materials needed for building and paving projects.  The app is free and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. The product... Read More


Donohoe Construction Company's Paperless Initiative Drives Scalability

August 5, 2014

Washington, D.C. General Contractor Uses Textura-CPM to Reduce Costs, Reduce Paper and Manage Growth. CHICAGO – Donohoe Construction, one of the leading General Contractors that exclusively serves the Washington, D.C. Metro area, has achieved remarkable growth over the last few years with the help of Textura-CPM®, a web-based software solution that optimizes the construction payment... Read More

Software, Green & Clean

Introducing ModSolar - Building the Operating System for the Solar Industry

July 10, 2014

See ModSolar at Intersolar North America Booth #8737 ARDMORE, Pa. -- How does a company that started with a total cash investment of $3,500 in 2011 stand on the cusp of being an industry leader with no outside funding just three years later? For Mike Dershowitz and Kevin Ilsen, it's a remarkable story of finding an unfulfilled need in a growing industry and taking the plunge. The company... Read More