Innovation Hubs: Where Innovation Lives

Business Facilities

An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.

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

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California Construction Services Firm Finds Innovation Inspiration with Trimble Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn how Basic Resources used Trimble Viewpoint technology to create an innovative customer-centric portal and gain greater business efficiency! Client Spotlight

Johnson Controls, Accenture Launch OpenBlue Innovation Centers

Business Facilities

In India, two new Johnson Controls OpenBlue Innovation Centers will seed further development of AI-enabled building control system products and services.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Alert Innovation Opens New Massachusetts Headquarters

Business Facilities

Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Massachusetts Workforce Development Alert Innovation Alphabot Andover automated fulfillment corporate expansion Employment Grocery Automation Hiring massachusetts North Billerica robotic e-grocery fulfillment Technology

Housing's Incremental Innovation Path

Pro Builder

Housing's Incremental Innovation Path. housing industry is not innovative are, in a word, crap. A more valid, if also arguable, criticism is whether innovation is occurring fast enough in our industry. 3 Home Building Innovations You Have to See. Innovation.

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.

Innovative Construction Capital Delivery for Public Sector Owners

Job Order Contracting

Innovative construction capital delivery for public sector owners can consistently enable quality, on-time, on-budget and fully compliant repair, renovation, maintenance, sustainability, and new build outcomes. Innovative Construction Capital Delivery Solution.

Pratt To Establish $200M Regional Manufacturing & Innovation Center In Texas

Business Facilities

Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Texas Workforce Development Cedar Hill corporate expansion Corrugated Boxes Custom Packaging Employment High Point 67 Hillwood Investment Properties Pratt Industries recycling Regional Manufacturing & Innovation Center

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

NAHB and HUD Showcase Housing Innovations

Pro Builder

NAHB and HUD Showcase Housing Innovations. NAHB Policy Briefing | NAHB partners with HUD on Innovative Housing Showcase seeking solutions for housing affordability and resiliency; data show number of active homebuyers drops. Innovation. ibush. Thu, 06/02/2022 - 08:00.

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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.

Grasscrete – An Innovative Landscaping Idea

Civiconcepts

It is manufactured by a simple process… Read More » Grasscrete – An Innovative Landscaping Idea. What is Grasscrete? The Grasscrete is the reinforced cellular concrete (cast on-site) grass paving surface on which natural glass can be grown.

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Student Innovators Compete to Solve Global Water Issues

Contractor Magazine

High school and university students from 51 countries compete to claim the $20,000 prize purse in the Xylem Ignite Global Student Innovation Challenge. Around the Web

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.

DST Innovations Project To Create 1,000 Jobs In West Virginia 

Business Facilities

Read: DST Innovations Project To Create 1,000 Jobs In West Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. An agreement between UK company DST and Blue Rock Manufacturing will bring a new manufacturing facility, and up to 1,000 new jobs to West Virginia.

10 Most Exciting Innovations Happening in the Construction Industry

The Constructor

For those paying close attention to the construction industry, 2021 has been a major year for innovation. In this article, we wrap up the biggest. Digital Construction

Hiring Former Offenders

ExactHire - Restaurants

Workforce Management construction HR trends innovation leadership recruiting restaurantsHelp Wanted! Now Hiring! Sign On Bonus to Work! Those attention grabbing, highly colorful signs are everywhere on windows, billboards, and yard signage.

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.

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

Desert Comfort: Innovative Measures Against the Elements

Pro Builder

Desert Comfort: Innovative Measures Against the Elements. ibush. Thu, 06/02/2022 - 07:00. The net-zero energy Desert Comfort Experience Home combines multiple solutions to protect the house from its extreme climate conditions. Andrew Hunt.

How to Manage Teams in Different Locations

ExactHire - Restaurants

Workforce Management construction HR trends innovation leadership restaurantsI love the way grandmothers pack priceless wisdom into colorful phrases. Phrases like “when the cat is away, the mice will play” speak volumes about the human tendency to slack off when the boss isn’t around.

Topeka, KS To Develop $13M Downtown Innovation Campus

Business Facilities

Read: Topeka, KS To Develop $13M Downtown Innovation Campus at BusinessFacilities.com. The 70,000-square-foot campus will include wet labs, co-working, office and meeting space and a rooftop for events.

MCAA Holds MEP Innovation Conference

Contractor Magazine

Virtual conference showcased the value of a cross-disciplinary approach. Industry Event News

How the Housing Industry Is Slowly but Surely Embracing Innovation

Pro Builder

How the Housing Industry Is Slowly but Surely Embracing Innovation. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the construction industry to adapt to new normals, a grievance which, in hindsight, may have also paved the way for progress and innovation. Innovation. Innovation

Innovative Home Design Features for a Changing Consumer Base

Pro Builder

Innovative Home Design Features for a Changing Consumer Base. ldeakins. Wed, 07/06/2022 - 10:27. Buyers are pulling out of an overheated housing market in droves, but these in-demand home amenities could lure them back in, says Housing Design Matters.

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

Boeing Commits $50M To Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

Business Facilities

The investment will help diversify the technology industry and bolster the Washington, DC region as a global innovation hub. Read: Boeing Commits $50M To Virginia Tech Innovation Campus at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

Network Rail Develops Innovative Circular Railway Footbridge

The Constructor

Network Rail has unveiled a new modular bridge design that has the potential to transform crossings. The novel circular bridge is set to change the.

U.S. engineering firms ride on waves of innovation

BD+C

Last year, SSOE Group saved an automotive client more than $250,000 by streamlining how data from the client’s manufacturing structures were gathered, using laser scanning, innovative workflows, and technology that converts point clouds to Revit models that can be imported to structural analysis software.

3 Advanced Vehicle Innovations Driving Business Forward in 2022

Construction Business Owner

3 Advanced Vehicle Innovations Driving Business Forward in 2022. Alex Headley. Mon, 02/14/2022 - 07:30.

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3 Home Building Innovations You Have to See

Pro Builder

3 Home Building Innovations You Have to See. On Horizon TV this week: Editor Rich Binsacca presents three industry innovations for workplace efficiency. Innovation. Innovation ldeakins. Fri, 11/19/2021 - 07:31.

Marketing innovation: Jargon, neuroscience and rule-bending

Construction Marketing Ideas

The document has been on my desk for a few weeks: An article based on the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Pinnacle Experience titled: “The Neuroscience of Innovation: Turbo Charge Your Brain to Maximize Economic Gains” by Jeff Hunt, executive vice-president, education and engagement, Velvet Chainsaw. Featured Innovations values

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

BD+C

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.

Kyndryl Creating New Cloud Innovation Center In Québec

Business Facilities

The post Kyndryl Creating New Cloud Innovation Center In Québec appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine. The bilingual technology services center in Montréal is expected to create nearly 500 new IT jobs in the next five years.

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

Innovative Job Order Contracting Information Management Solution

Job Order Contracting

The 4BT-PEP is a new, innovative Job Order Contracting Information Management Solution (JOCIMS). Learn more… [contact-form] The post Innovative Job Order Contracting Information Management Solution appeared first on 4BT.