40 Hours to Produce a Disaster-Proof Concrete Building

The global market for infrastructure is growing. Outdated bridges, highways, and water systems in developed countries, coupled with surging demand in emerging economies, will drive international construction spending in the years ahead. Automation promises to lower costs and improve efficiencies. The U.S. Marine Corps just 3D-printed a concrete barracks in 40 hours using four workers.…

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The global market for infrastructure is growing.

Outdated bridges, highways, and water systems in developed countries, coupled with surging demand in emerging economies, will drive international construction spending in the years ahead.

Automation promises to lower costs and improve efficiencies.

The U.S. Marine Corps just 3D-printed a concrete barracks in 40 hours using four workers.

Previously, it took five days and 10 workers to build a wooden barracks.

The international construction market is changing. Those companies that adapt to these new technologies will have a higher probability of survival.