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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is about to hit the construction industry. Here’s how it can thrive

The construction industry still heavily relies on manual labour, mechanical technology and established operating and business models

Construction, which accounts for 6% of global GDP, still relies on manual labour and mechanical tools. Image: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Michael Buehler
Head of Infrastructure & Urban Development, World Economic Forum
Pierre Patrick Buffet
Director of Analysis and Strategy, CEO Office , ACCIONA Infraestructuras
Santiago Castagnino
Partner & Managing Director, Madrid, The Boston Consulting Group
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