Digital technology holds key for Irish construction

Taking digital ownership benefits subcontractors and the whole construction industry, writes Brian Roche, Account Executive, Autodesk Construction Solutions (ACS) - Ireland

27th October, 2019
Mobile tools such as iPads or smartphones can enable subcontractors to access key documentation from anywhere, whether that’s drawings, specifications or change orders. Teams can also record progress and share updates on the job. Pictures: Autodesk

The construction sector in Ireland is thriving. The industry is set to grow by one-fifth in 2019 alone, after more than five years of continual growth, thus creating great opportunities for all kinds of construction firms.

But at the same time, a busy industry creates demanding owners, fierce competition, battles for talent – and a pressing need to increase productivity.

This affects every business involved in a project including, of course, building services, engineering and installation...

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