Robot roundup: 5 recent innovations in construction tech

Construction Dive

Here’s a look at a handful of robotic innovations that could be making their way to U.S. jobsites

Viewpoint Collaborate Day 1 Highlights Construction Innovation, Partnership & Community

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New innovations, tech strategies and real talk on real industry challenges among the highlights that have Collaborate attendees buzzing. Events

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Doosan Bobcat Wins Innovation Award

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America has been named a winner of the Innovation Leader 2020 Impact Award in the Best New Initiative category for Features On Demand, a digital solution that enables customers to customize features on Bobcat R Series compact track loaders and skid steer loaders.

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

Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

Business Facilities

Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future. Read: Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi at

5 construction innovations bridging the labor shortage gap

Construction Dive

Technological innovations provide the solution needed to combat the labor shortage

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. To innovate in construction requires that we tear the broken waste based system out by the roots and replace it with a retooled system. Creating such a Smart Built Culture requires that the industry innovate.

6 Innovative Ways to Sustainable Cities

The Constructor

Living in a densely populated city is no longer a dream and has become quite a nightmare. The rampant environmental degradation, traffic congestion, Building Technology Guide Environmental Engg Smart Materials

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.

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

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

Funding the Future of Construction Innovation


Every week I page through the latest news releases focused on construction technology to hit the wires—and this week there was a noticeable trend hard to ignore: an uptick in funding for new innovative ventures.

10 innovative construction materials that could revolutionize the industry

Lets Build

Future of Construction building materials construction materials Construction technology innovative construction materials Innovative materialsThe much awaited and anticipated revolution in construction is gaining momentum. We now have drones, virtual reality, augmented reality, BIM, project management and more. But it doesn’t stop here! Researchers and various institutes are taking technology to the next level.

Innovations enhancing jobsite intelligence

Construction Dive

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

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

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. You can follow the link above to donate to the cause and to learn more about the innovative new Construction Management program the University is launching.

SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia

Business Facilities

Read: SK innovation Will Invest $1.67B In Georgia at 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

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

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

AHR Expo Announces 2019 Innovation Award Winners

Contractor Magazine

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

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

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

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. Innovation Valley is East Tennessee’s regional economic development partnership managed by the Knoxville Chamber. Read: Innovation Valley: A Mecca for Energy at

Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641

Business Facilities

Read: Stamford, Connecticut: Innovating Since 1641 at 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

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.

BF Location Video: Innovation – Topeka, Kansas

Business Facilities

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

Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success

Business Facilities

Read: Israel Is Innovating Its Way To Success at 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.

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. Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Posts Public-Private Partnerships Research & Development Texas Austin Capital Investment Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Department of Defense Economic Development R&D Site Selection Technology U.S.

Marketing innovation: Jargon, neuroscience and rule-bending

Construction Marketing Ideas

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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 constructionNevertheless, we have to admit that things still move slowly compared to other sectors, such as transportation, finance and media. According to McKinsey & Company, the construction industry is one of the least digitised sectors (IT spend doesn’t exceed 1%).

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

Business Facilities

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. . Read: Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas at

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover

Business Facilities

Read: COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover at Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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

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 The new 5G hub will invite businesses, researchers, and universities to develop next-generation solutions in Indianapolis.

Innovator of the Year: Prescient

Construction Dive

Prescient is one of many tech-driven offsite construction firms capitalizing on the modular building wave, but the startup is steadily scaling to deliver 18 story-structures

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

New Innovation Center should heighten Port San Antonio’s tech profile


Within weeks, construction is scheduled to begin on a $60 million, 130,000-sf mixed-use Innovation Center that is located on the 1,900-acre Port San Antonio technology campus in Texas, which straddles the former Kelly Air Force Base.

Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics

Business Facilities

Read: Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics at Whether it’s testing unmanned aerial systems overhead or moving freight on the ground, Henderson, NV is ready to meet your 21st century business needs.

Concrete construction innovations

GCP Applied Technologies

Concrete construction innovations. One of the latest innovations in concrete construction is the development of an entirely new type of concrete. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 10/04/2018 - 09:45. GCP Applied Technologies. October 04, 2018. Table of Contents. Control flow concrete construction.