Grant Van Wyk

Director of Sales and Business Development, Construction Robotics UK


Grant is a qualified and experienced Engineer and Technologist. His previous positions include COO and Global Head of Development with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Executive Management, Technology Leadership, Development Management, Process Optimisation, Operations Management, Project Management, Interface Design, and Business Process Improvement. 

Being new to construction industry while having a strong background in technology has given Grant the opportunity to have a fresh perspective of the industry landscape, including some of the significant issues it is facing. This lead him to create Future Construct & Automation with a vision to positively advance the industry through technology, automation and augmentation


Session Details

Application of Robotics, Automation and Augmentation in Construction 

Brunel Room: 1:15pm - 1:45pm

Why do we need automation and augmentation?
Our ongoing market research is providing valuable insights into specific areas of the construction industry that are already of considerable concern. Companies are faced with some serious challenges that will require attention and investment if they are to mitigate the associated risks such as skills shortages, health and safety and productivity and margins

What can we do about this?
We must aim revolutionise the industry both at the construction site and prefabrication facilities through automation and augmentation using smart robotic construction technology. Automation has proven its worth and cemented its place in all other major industries radically improving efficiency, productivity and repeat-ability.  

Case studies of SAM and MULE from the US markets. 

Exhibition:
9.00am - 4.30pm

Networking Breakfast:
7.30am - 9.00am

Gala Dinner:
Reception 6.00pm
Dinner served 7.00pm

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