Tag: Construction

Raildiary – industry-oriented site reporting

Raildiary screengrab

Raildiary has capitalised upon its domain experience and expertise to deliver tools specific to the needs of personnel working in a highly regulated and also intensely commercial market. Manchester, UK-based Raildiary is a railway industry-specific cloud-based data collection and reporting platform utilising mobile and web technologies. On-site data is captured in line with the UK’s …

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Planyard: Cloud-based budget management

Planyard offers one place for all project financials management, keeping everything standardised and in sync, with a real-time view of project costs.  Estonia-based Planyard is targeting contractors with a cloud-based budget management tool for contractors. Traditionally, this was a field largely managed by locally-held Excel spreadsheets. And where companies manage multiple parallel projects, there was a …

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Reality capture, BIM and AI – Imerso, XYZ Reality and PointFuse

Nemetschek has led a financing round for Norway’s Imerso, whose platform combines reality capture, AI and BIM – areas also targeted by UK players XYZ Reality and PointFuse. Having invested in June 2021 in Sablono (post) [Update: and in July 2021 in US-based AI developer Reconstruct*], Germany-based Nemetschek Group has led a financing round  [financial …

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Corecon upgrades reporting functionality

Corecon’s reporting upgrade includes new data views and APIs offering access to information across its cloud-based construction estimating, project management and job cost suite. California-based Corecon Technologies has announced a major upgrade to the reporting capabilities within its cloud-based construction estimating, project management and job cost software suite. Developed to capture information from all aspects of …

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Graphisoft expands BIMcloud with SaaS option

Graphisoft's Ákos Pfemeter

Alongside Archicad 25, Graphisoft has announced enhancements to its BIMx model viewing and BIMcloud design collaboration applications, though these are consciously not ‘CDE’ products.  Hungary-based BIM software giant Graphisoft, part of the Nemetschek group, has announced (7 July 2021) the release of the latest version of its BIM software, Archicad 25. It has also released …

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Building Safety Bill opens opportunities for Operance

Operance FM

UK software vendor Operance has been involved in the development of practical solutions to deliver ‘the Golden Thread’ as part of the UK Government’s Building Safety Bill. Much of the attention on this week’s (5 July 2021) publication of the UK Government’s Building Safety Bill has understandably focused on the ongoing repercussions of the 2017 …

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Procore expands into the Middle East and North Africa

Tooey Courtemanche, Procore CEO

Procore is expanding into the Middle East and North Africa through a strategic partnership with its Abu Dhabi-based investor Mubadala. Some six weeks after the May 2021 initial public offering (IPO) of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (post), US-based construction management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider Procore has continued its international extension. It has …

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RIB Software: leadership changes

RIB regional revenues, 2020

Stuttgart, Germany-based RIB Software − since July 2020 part of French multinational Schneider Electric (post) − has announced that René Wolf will become managing director and CEO of the company with effect from 1 February 2022, succeeding Tom Wolf, who will step down as MD on 31 March 2022. René Wolf, 47,  has many years of …

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viAct: AI-powered construction safety

viAct Danger Zones Alert

Recently receiving US$2m in seed funding, Hong Kong-based startup viAct is aiming to use artificial intelligence (AI) to create a “zero risk” smart construction site. Founded in 2016 and based in Hong Kong, viAct has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based cloud platform that provides construction sites with round-the-clock visual monitoring for quality, security, safety and …

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Causeway secures £120m to expand

Phil Brown, CEO of Causeway

UK construction technology vendor Causeway plans strategic acquisitions and accelerated organic growth following £120 million Rothschild private equity injection. Causeway, the Buckinghamshire, UK-based construction technology group, has secured a £120 million (c US$166m or €139m)  investment from Five Arrows Principal Investments (the European corporate private equity arm of Rothschild & Co). The company says the …

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