Emerging from the pandemic: The new tech and innovations for public works construction

Construction Dive

Explore technologies and innovations public contractors need in today’s new world of construction

5 construction innovations bridging the labor shortage gap

Construction Dive

Technological innovations provide the solution needed to combat the labor shortage

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5 innovative construction projects from around the world

Construction Dive

Innovative projects, such as an underwater restaurant and a stadium that can be dismantled, push the envelope on commercial building

Creating and Sustaining Innovation

Collaborative Construction

Innovation in business revolves around creation of value. Exercises that fail to add value to an enterprise rarely qualify as innovation. In construction much of what passes for "innovation" involves nibbling at the edges of existing problems.

U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future

Business Facilities

Seven of nine planned federally funded national manufacturing innovation institutes are getting a head start on tomorrow’s high-growth technologies. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Allison Transmission Investing $400M In Indiana Growth, Innovation

Business Facilities

Planned growth of the company’s core businesses, innovation and vehicle testing center will bring more than 300 jobs to central Indiana. Read: Allison Transmission Investing $400M In Indiana Growth, Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com.

Innovations enhancing jobsite intelligence

Construction Dive

By leveraging current technologies to strengthen your business strategy, companies are able to compete in this thriving industry

Innovation in Timber

Collaborative Construction

The excerpted and linked article below explores innovations in the timber industry in Australia. Authored by David Chandler, FAIB out of Sydney, Australia, the article serves as a reminder of the global nature of innovation in the built industry.

6 Sustainable Innovations Shaping Construction

The Constructor

Sustainable innovation is the process in which sustainability considerations including environmental and economy are taken into account from idea. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

AECOM's annual Global Challenge spurs tech innovation among employees

Construction Dive

Open to all 56,000 of its staff, the contractor's initiative paves way for winning construction-related technology innovations to come to fruition

The case for payment innovation in construction

Construction Dive

As we grow more comfortable with payment innovations in our personal lives, and more expectant of the benefits they provide, it’s time for the corporate entities we comprise to follow suit

Innovation Valley: A Mecca for Energy

Business Facilities

A s the home to leading research in energy at Electric Power Research Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and Y-12 National Security Complex, Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley has long been a mecca for renewable and alternative energy.

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

Business Facilities

Read: Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success at BusinessFacilities.com. A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.

NYU establishes construction innovation hub

Construction Dive

The Institute of Design and Construction Innovations Hub will promote safety and efficiency within the industry and help executives find solutions to the issues that can make a project late or over budget

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

Business Facilities

military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas. Read Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia

Business Facilities

Read: SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Georgia International Manufacturing Workforce Development automotive industry corporate expansion Employment Georgia Department of Economic Development hybrid electric vehicles Jackson County Development Authority Korea Lithium Ion batteries Site Selection SK innovation

Construction innovation: How we can help the industry get back in the tech race

Lets Build

The discussion around innovation in construction is gradually becoming more and more intense. Future of Construction construction innovation future of construction Richard Branson Virgin Startup workforce in construction

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Business Facilities

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley. Read: Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named at BusinessFacilities.com.

COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant: IDA offers $14,000 to spur design innovation for combating the coronavirus pandemic


In support of global efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, International Design Awards (IDA) and European Product Design Awards (ePDA) are introducing four COVID-19 Design Innovation Grants and invite designers and innovators around the world to put their talents to work to find new solutions to combat this global crisis.

BF Location Video: Innovation – Topeka, Kansas

Business Facilities

Read: BF Location Video: Innovation – Topeka, Kansas at BusinessFacilities.com. GO Topeka creates opportunities for economic growth that provide a thriving business climate and fulfilling lifestyle for Topeka and Shawnee County. Learn more.

First-of-its-Kind 5G Zone To Foster Innovation In Indiana

Business Facilities

Read: First-of-its-Kind 5G Zone To Foster Innovation In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com. The new 5G hub will invite businesses, researchers, and universities to develop next-generation solutions in Indianapolis.

Jesus was an Innovator.

BIM & Beam

INNOVATION: The place where NEED and PASSION intersect under an umbrella of CREATIVITY It is my opinion that Jesus was the ultimate innovator. Jesus looked for ways to be innovative to best meet the needs of people. Is this not the place that innovation begins?

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Kill Innovation

Construction Business Owner

If your employees aren't innovating, it may be your fault. The following are five cardinal sin guaranteed to make certain innovation never sees the light of day.

AHR Expo Announces 2019 Innovation Award Winners

Contractor Magazine

Innovation Awards recognize the industry’s most inventive products, systems and technologies

Execs: To ignite innovation, empower tech champions

Construction Dive

Contractors looking to drive improvements should tap the grassroots base of employees facing business challenges daily, leaders at three top firms said

Elon Musk’s tunnel shows the way to construction innovation

Lets Build

Future of Construction construction industry Elon Musk future of construction innovationIt all began when in December 2016 Elon Musk complained through his twitter account about the unbearable traffic in Los Angeles. This tweet surprised the building sector, as nobody was entirely sure what the next step would be. One month later, Musk had already started digging the first test segment.

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

Business Facilities

Read: Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641 at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Connecticut Featured Magazine Highlights Quality Of Life Retail State Focus Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development BF-Jan/Feb-2018 Business Incentives commercial development corporate expansion Employment Harbor Point Innovate Stamford Site Selection Stamford Technology

'Automation is not innovation' in offsite, World of Modular speakers say

Construction Dive

Though automated tasks in the factory can elevate offsite productivity beyond traditional methods, it's more important to innovate the building process to capitalize on modular's potential to disrupt

Innovation on Steroids

Collaborative Construction

It lists ten innovations offered by 10 different companies with will, if successful, revolutionize our lives. 10 Companies Chasing Innovation Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! The wired article linked below is well worth a read.

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco

Business Facilities

Read: Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco at BusinessFacilities.com. The professional services company will add 500 employees to its Bay Area workforce by the end of 2020. .

Honeywell Establishes Robotics Innovation Hub In Pittsburgh

Business Facilities

Read: Honeywell Establishes Robotics Innovation Hub In Pittsburgh at BusinessFacilities.com. The advanced technology center of excellence will help shape the warehouse and distribution center of the future as companies look to automated solutions, software and robotics.

Innovative LEAN Construction Tools

Job Order Contracting

An innovative, yet proven method of construction services planning, procurement, and project delivery is gaining traction with owners who require consistent quality repair, renovation, and construction services that are both on-time, and on-budget.

Marketing innovation: Jargon, neuroscience and rule-bending

Construction Marketing Ideas

Featured Innovations values

Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State

Business Facilities

North Carolina doubles down on growth plans for technology and innovation, with new funding and a new university-led program, InnovateNC. Business Report – North Carolina: Growing Innovation Throughout The Tarheel State appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Modern Materials: 2 concrete innovations and a recycled brick

Construction Dive

A concrete made from bacteria, bricks made from demolition waste and a process to expand concrete's lifespan past 100 years are on the horizon

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

Business Facilities

The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design will be a state-of-the-art snacking innovation center with up to 50 food designers and culinary staff. Read: Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago at BusinessFacilities.com.

Ontario Investing Nearly $4M In Mass Timber Innovation

Business Facilities

“Element5’s new facility will showcase the kind of innovation we want to see more of in Ontario.” ” - Read: Ontario Investing Nearly $4M In Mass Timber Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com.

Innovation in Orlando

Contractor Magazine

AHR's Innovation Awards showcase new technology. Innovation Award winning products were chosen by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges based on innovative design, creativity, application, value and market impact. Ashley M. Doles.

Innovation Propels Corbins Electric

ENR Construction

Arizona company leverages innovative workflows and training by using the internet of things and providing BIM services

Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

Business Facilities

P83 Innovation Center campus conceptual renderings. Feeding this worker pipeline is Arizona’s university system that produces in-demand graduates specializing in technology and innovation that can quickly make an impact on these growing businesses. By the BF Staff.