Construction robots are a sub-set of industrial robots used for building and infrastructure construction at site. These robots have to be able to move and fix itself to the working zone, handle construction materials and interact with humans and other machineries. Currently, most of the activities are in research level while some real world application has also been done such as for dam construction in Japan.
5G in buildings, technology, digital transformation
With 5G connections set to surge, Lone Hansen, manager of the IT Cable Group at BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence, looks at how to maximise the capabilities of the technology in buildings.
Project to explore mainstream use of homegrown timber
Experts exploring the mainstream use of homegrown timber in the construction sector have secured funding for the next phase of a demonstrator project which will see the first two-storey modular home manufactured during COP26
Solar Panels in building technology
Solar panels take advantage of one of nature’s most powerful yet free resources: the energy produced by the sun. Solar panels, also known as photovoltaic systems (PV systems), use semiconductor technology to convert energy from sunlight into electricity that can power your household.