From 3D printing to drones to Smart Bands, technology on the jobsite is becoming more common. What was once a field full of heavy machinery is now finding that technology is not only helping contractors complete a job faster but safer as well. The increase of technology into the paving industry is increasing productivity, efficiency, and competitiveness. Here are a few ways that technology is changing the construction industry according to For Construction Pros.
Efficient Material Planning & Delivery
Eliminating paver stops is dependent on the ability to balance laydown with delivery, and it is key to smooth, consistent paving and keeping jobs on track. Previously, this involved planning, using a paper ticket system with little communication between the plant and jobsite, as a result, visibility and estimated delivery time were a guessing game.