If something goes wrong in a construction project involving a robot, determining responsibility may not be simple as its design, operation, maintenance and even the decision to use it could potentially have been undertaken by different parties. Photo: Bloomberg
Jonathan Olson-Welsh
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Concrete Analysis by Jonathan Olson-Welsh

Use of robotics in property development will lead to new risks industry might not be fully prepared for

  • Although failures of advanced robots might seem the stuff of science fiction, there are various scenarios to consider for those involved in construction, Jonathan Olson-Welsh says

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If something goes wrong in a construction project involving a robot, determining responsibility may not be simple as its design, operation, maintenance and even the decision to use it could potentially have been undertaken by different parties. Photo: Bloomberg
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