Technology is centre stage in June’s CIF Construction members’ magazine – out now

by | Jun 14, 2021

The Technology issue of Construction magazine – a snapshot of those leading, innovating and driving change in the construction industry across Ireland and globally – has been published.

‘You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it requires people to make the dream a reality.’ Words from Walt Disney – someone who knew a thing or two about looking to the future when it comes to building a whole new world.

Technology is a powerful tool but it’s the people using it – those who strive to be faster, greener, more efficient – who have the real power and influence when it comes to imagining the industry’s future and mapping out what construction will look like in the decades to come.

In this issue we’ve spoken CIF members who are leading the way in a digital world to find out new ways of working are blazing a trail. From DCT Group’s Roqaya Abou Klaib, this month’s cover star, who shares her thoughts on BIM to Evercam co-founder Vinnie Quinn whose experience as an industry disruptor has given rise to great opportunity.

The June issue also analyses technological advancements and takes a close look at the latest innovations being adopted in the sector, the competitive advantage they can bring to business and the role they play in complex construction projects. With the industry now fully reopen and work accelerating on jobs across the country, there is a fresh enthusiasm in the air to explore the role technology can play in recovering from the effects of the pandemic.

Read the June issue of Construction magazine here:

Want to feature in a future issue of Construction magazine? Become a CIF member today

If you are looking for access to leading construction information, services and representation, or your company supplies products or services into the sector, CIF membership is for you.

The CIF offers tailored membership packages to reflect your sectoral requirements and to give you market edge in an ever competitive construction industry.

Contact Bernardine Walsh – Membership Development Executive on +353 1 406 6067 or [email protected]

The past 15 months has brought about a change in attitude towards digital tools and has forced companies across the industry to invest in new technologies and to employ new practices in order to meet the challenges the Covid has presented. Like many other industries, it is almost inconceivable that construction will return to its old way of operating. Everything from business processes, design, drawing up contracts, material supplies to activity on site has been impacted.

The question is to what extent will these learnings be adopted in the long-term? Not only will technology play a crucial role for the industry in the post-pandemic recovery era, its use in tackling the ongoing sector challenges and capitalising on the emerging opportunities must also be analysed and acted upon without haste.

We look forward to hearing your thoughts on the future role of technology in the industry, because it really is people who make dreams a reality.

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