The Different Types of Construction Technologies

The Different Types of Construction Technologies

As complex construction demands increase, construction companies need innovative technologies that empower them to keep up with evolving needs. Construction technologies advance rapidly to meet higher safety, energy efficiency and accuracy expectations. It’s essential for industry professionals to stay informed on technological advancements and how to effectively adopt them to increase job site safety, competitive advantage and productivity.

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Fixed Wing Drone Demonstration Soars High

When Michael R Maier, Trimble Certified Instructor & Engineer, performed client training with the new WingtraOne GEN II, he didn’t expect to complete a topography survey with such minimal ground controls. Discover more about the latest WingtraOne’s GEN II demonstration and learn how SITECH Southwest can help you take flight.

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What Is Wireless Construction?

construction worker with hard hat looking at blue prints

Wireless construction helps ensure continuous communication between equipment and personnel throughout a project. It uses electromagnetic signals or radio waves to transmit power or data, eliminating the need for physical cables or wires. Mesh Wi-Fi can meet the need for a mobile connection on a construction site.

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The Future of Earthmoving: Emerging Technology in Construction

Labor shortages and supply chain issues have created tension across the construction industry, making it challenging for companies to keep up with demand and stay on schedule. These challenges have impacted overall productivity and revenue, increasing the strain on construction companies. Despite these challenges, emerging technology in the construction industry is helping contractors stay competitive in the changing market.

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Introducing The Next Generation of Drones at SITECH

Man flying Wintra drone

Here at SITECH Southwest, we have a museum of drones hanging from our ceiling. It all starts at the door. As you walk from the front to the back, drones are ordered from old to new. Entering you will see larger, older, more complex, more expensive, and Ph.D. required drones. And as you walk toward the back of the building you will notice an evolution, ending with the newest drones on the market.

These ones are easier to fly, less expensive, and include new abilities for consistent and accurate results. They really do outperform older drones in every way.

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How Drones Can Enhance Your Surveying Business

How Drones Can Enhance Your Surveying Business

Depending on a construction site’s size, topography and visibility, traditional surveying requires manual measurements and inputs and takes a couple of days or weeks. As a solution, drone technology can make surveying much simpler and more accurate, so you can save time and take on more clients.

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Is Your Leveling Rod Calibrated Correctly?

If you are reading this, you are probably a high-end user doing surveys and machine control. The focus for this article is show how Modernization of the GNSS system is affecting your job site. Frist we define what the differences between GPS and GNSS are and how they can benefit you.

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Full Constellation GNSS Benefits

If you are reading this, you are probably a high-end user doing surveys and machine control. The focus for this article is show how Modernization of the GNSS system is affecting your job site. Frist we define what the differences between GPS and GNSS are and how they can benefit you.

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Choosing the Right Integrated Construction Technology Solutions

Technology has transformed the construction industry over the last few decades, bringing modern capabilities to the job site. From remote equipment controls to comprehensive budgeting and designing platforms, the options are vast — and can seem intimidating.

Because technology moves quickly, it can be difficult to tell if your chosen solution is still being developed or if it’s a reliable, well-established solution. Fortunately, SITECH Southwest specializes in integrated construction technology and can help you sort through the noise.

Let’s look more closely at the process for choosing construction technology solutions.

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Reduce Cost Overruns With Paving Control

Reduce Cost Overruns With Paving Control

Contractors are always on the lookout for ways to save costs, yet McKinsey tells us that time and cost overruns are the norm in the construction industry. From materials to labor and equipment costs, overruns can occur in many parts of a project. Fortunately, there are ways to prepare and understand your costs from the start. Modern technology offers plenty of efficient tools, like paving control, to help bring accuracy, speed and other benefits to the project.

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