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Construction and COVID-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting the construction industry worldwide

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VR & AR Shaping the Construction Industry

Reducing accidents at height and promoting safety practices in the construction industry. Here we take a look at how Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) can offer benefits that other technology cannot. It also considers how methods have developed and what they hold for the future of the industry.

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VR & AR Shaping the Construction Industry

Reducing accidents at height and promoting safety practices in the construction industry. Here we take a look at how Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) can offer benefits that other technology cannot. It also considers how methods have developed and what they hold for the future of the industry.

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US coronavirus relief package now covers self-employed contractors

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