Posts Tagged ‘ drones ’

Refocusing

Feb 2nd, 2023

With things slowing down temporarily, door and window executives are finally able to catch their breath and refocus their companies’ plans for steady and sustained growth. In talking to the leaders of various companies, I have found there are three key areas that are being evaluated for possible change. Sourcing With the recent supply chain […]

3D Aerial Imagery Can Transform Projects

Sep 28th, 2018

Drones are taking off at construction sites across the U.S., but their use is not yet widespread among contractors. The technology can drastically improve the way companies estimate and monitor jobsites. Engineering News-Record recently hosted a webinar, “Gaining Deep Project Insights From 3D Aerial Imagery.” Three speakers highlighted the recent developments for using drones in […]

Report: Drone Use Increasing Among Construction Companies

Jun 12th, 2018

The construction industry is leading in drone use among companies with revenues of $50 million or more, according to a report by Blue Research on behalf of Skyward. “One of the things we really struggled with was figuring out how companies are using drones. Much of the research out there focused on hobbyists, the military, […]

Drones for Construction: What You Should Know

Oct 17th, 2016

The use of drones in construction has quickly made its way from concept to reality in recent years. With rapidly evolving technologies and the government’s response to their adoption, industry members shouldn’t be learning the dos and don’ts on the fly. That was the message from construction lawyer Trent Cotney during a recent presentation at […]

New Drone Rule to Take Effect in August

Jul 5th, 2016

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently finalized the first operational rules for commercial use of small unmanned drones. Also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), drones have been a prospective tool for many aspects of the construction industry. U.S. transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement the potential for […]