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Robot to build eight two-storey townhouses in Australia

by Liam Turner
Aerial view of the FBR Hadrian X robot

Australian company FBR has signed a contract to deliver structural building works for eight two-storey townhouses using its Hadrian X construction robot.

The contract involves building the ground storey, second-floor slab, footings, structural walls, and roof trusses for each of the eight homes.

The project, to be delivered in St James, Western Australia, is FBR’s first multi-home ‘wall as a service’ contract.

FBR says Hadrian X can work faster, safer, more accurately, and with less wastage than a human bricklayer.

The contract is worth around £265,000.

Commenting on the development, FBR chief executive Mike Pivac said: “We are pleased to be adding this large project to our pipeline of work, having spent the past 12 months introducing the Hadrian X into the real-world building environment to validate our game-changing technology with some prominent Western Australian builders.

“Now that we have demonstrated all the benefits the Hadrian X provides, we are now going to ramp up the use of our technology while continuing the development work at our R&D facility.”

Main image: FBR/Youtube

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