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Describe one form of digital technology that could influence this digital future.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is one digital technology that could strongly influence the digital future of the construction industry. BIM is a three-dimensional (3-d) model which promotes collaborative working with all pro...


How widespread is mental illness in the construction industry?

Mental illnesses such as stress, anxiety and depression are a leading causal factor in suicide, with construction workers representing 10% of all suicides in the UK, which suggests that a construction work is “six times more lik...


Why is the contract important in a construction project?

A construction project is a complex and costly undertaking which requires a multitude of different disciplines to work together to deliver the Employer/client’s objectives (Walker 2015). The choice of contract is influenced by t...


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