How Drones Are Impacting the Construction Industry

How Drones Are Impacting the Construction Industry

by Proforma Construction Inc, April 18, 2017

Drones are fun machines to pilot, but they are impacting the construction industry for the better. How are they doing it? 

The presence of drones in the construction industry can only mean one thing: change within the industry. Drones already impacted the way the construction industry operates, and those changes will continue to have lasting effects. Here are just a few ways that drones have already affected everything and how these trends will impact the construction industry in the future.

How Drones Affect Construction Industry

  1. Surveyors of the Land 
    Traditional land-surveillance methods are giving way to unmanned aerial vehicle surveillance. They provide the construction workers with a real-time bird’s-eye view which greatly reduces the labor and time involved in generating accurate and detailed maps.
  2. Improved Communication
    Drones can also be used to maintain constant contact at worksites. Drones have mounted cameras that are able to provide video footage to make surveillance and communication easier. They are valuable tools for investors and supervisors to ensure that the workers are in fact working and not monkeying around.
  3. Infrastructure Improvements
    Because drones can collect data so well, it removes the need for manual labor from this equation. Because it is automated, it frees up time in order for work to be completed faster.
  4. Improved Security
    Drones have caused a sharp increase in security efficiency. Whether the drones are used to keep workers safe or to protect the worksite from theft or vandalism, they are being used more and more in order to keep the construction industry safe.

Drones can assist you for almost all of your construction needs, and as technology improves they will move more and more. Proforma Construction can help you realize all the ways you can improve efficiency. We encourage you to contact us at Proforma Construction for all of your commercial construction needs.