Abe wants to raise construction site productivity with drones, AI

Sep 12, 2016

Abe wants to raise construction site productivity with drones, AI

The government unveiled has unveiled a campaign to raise productivity at construction sites by 20 percent by 2025 through the use of drones and artificial intelligence. At an inaugural meeting of officials and private-sector experts tasked with formulating new growth strategy policies, Prime Minister ...

Dec 12, 2015

Association says piling data fraud uncovered at two more companies

Piling data manipulation has been found at two more companies in Japan, with the total number of such firms rising to nine, the Concrete Pile Installation Technology Association said Friday. Excluding Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp., eight of the nine firms fabricated data on ...

Nov 28, 2015

Major piling firms fabricated data, industry group says

Six Japanese piling firms, in addition to Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp., fabricated data in 22 building projects in the last five years, an industry group reported on Friday. The six firms — including the industry’s two largest, Mitani Sekisan Co. and Japan Pile ...