Construction company John Sisk & Son claims it has become the first contractor in Europe to introduce robotics to building projects.

The company says it is investing €150,000 as part of its “commitment to enhance productivity” on its sites and minimise health and safety risks to its workforce.

The innovative robotic tool known as a Material Unit Lift Enhancer – Mule – was developed by the New York-based company Construction Robotics.

It is now operational at Sisk’s Wembley Park E05 site in London, a major residential development. It is being used in the construction of the multi-storey car park comprising 140 car bays, 650 bicycle spaces, 77 coach bays and 202 accessible parking bays.

The car park will form the base of a new residential development next to Wembley Stadium, offering 458 Build to Rent apartments managed by Tipi.

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