What’s happening this week in our industry? Here’s our Friday round up of news and announcements from members of the BuiltWorlds network. Want to be included? Send your press releases or story ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Grit releases Version 1.1
Grit, a construction planning engine that utilizes VR technology, added a number of new features to its platform. The features include a sprints page, lead and lag time for activities, a weather forecast embedded in the calendar, and much more. (Source)
If you’re interested in VR technology, be on the lookout a new Research Brief on the Immersive Experience next week.
2. Pype partners with one of the nation’s leading contractors
Pype, a software that helps users start projects faster, announced a new partnership with the Birmingham-based contractor Robins & Morton. Robins & Morton will implement Pype throughout the company. (Source)
3. Aclaimant named a finalist for Best InsureTech Solution at Benzinga FinTech Awards
4. ShareMyToolbox named one of the top 25 Construction Tech Companies
5. Tenna’s partnership with NJ Site & Utility Contractors featured in Construction Business Owner Magazine
Tenna utilizes internet of things (IoT) technology to track tools and equipment. Since June 2017, the private site development and utility contractor NJ Site & Utility Contractors has been utilizing Tenna to track its equipment. Joey Sanzaro, the director of maintenance at NJ Site & Utility praised Tenna, stating, “we use Tenna’s asset tracking solutions to collect critical information from the field to report on our business. With over 100 pieces of equipment moving around every day, Tenna helps us efficiently see and manage these assets and our jobsites.” (Source)
To learn more about the newest innovations in tools and equipment, check out the BuiltWorlds Tools and Equipment Forum.