Digital Deals: The latest M&A activity and integrations in construction technology

Tech firms in the construction space often join forces to marry their niche solutions with other technologies and provide more comprehensive and interoperable tools. Every few weeks, Construction Dive provides a roundup of the most recent mergers, acquisitions and integrations in the construction technology space.

1. Autodesk to bring 3D, VR/AR to CAD and international con-tech firms seal big funding rounds
Apart from big software moves, Dubai's WakeCap, maker of internet of things-connected hard hats, raised $1.6 million in seed funding — only to be topped by Norwegian BIM firm Imerso, which raised $2 million.
2. Digital Deals abound with integrations, new products and 3D printing breakthroughs
The first 3D-printed home builder to get a U.S. building permit got D.R. Horton backing, big con-tech software names linked up and collaborations for wearables and IoT tracking tools made headlines.
3. AECOM, Arrow foster digital transformation, InEight acquires AI scheduler
Plus, ArchiCAD paired with Solibri's Model Checker and Viewpoint added Prophix' corporate performance management software to its Strategic Partner program.
4. Amazon backs prefab smart builder, Procore acquires BIManywhere
Plus, Guardhat secures $20 million in funding for its intelligent hardhat and PCL partners with Microsoft on a cloud-first construction management tool.
5. DroneBase brings 4D to pilot network, Solibri boosts BIM experience, more
Plus, BuildingIQ makes new and existing buildings smarter, and software provider Bangert adds Acumatica's cloud-based ERP to its portfolio.
6. 3DR-Yuneec launch JV, Siemens doubles Bentley alliance, more
Manitowoc pegged CM Labs to develop crane simulators, IngeniousIO raised $4 million and officially launched, and John Deere named a partner for better managing fleets.
7. BuildingConnected buys TradeTapp, DOD funds 3D concrete printer, more
Autodesk also injected $8 million into Rhumbix, a big name in the tracking and performance analysis space, and a construction equipment automation software firm was purchased by a publicly traded Chinese GPS company.
8. Autodesk, Komatsu, TrueLook, more ink agreements
Plus, GreenStaxx and Triumph Modular refine a Lego-like building process for student housing and tech startup Concrete Sensors attracts Cemex funding.
9. AECOM, Prescient, PCL, DroneDeploy, more
Check out some of the most recent mergers, acquisitions and integrations across the construction technology space.
10. Autodesk, Bentley, HNTB and more make headlines
Acquisitions, software deals, provider pairings and other collaborations have enlivened the space in the past few weeks. 
11.PlanGrid, Triax, United Equipment, more sign partnerships
So far in June, technology collaborations range from 4D planning visuals to equipment sensors to enhanced offerings for construction companies.