ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center

Business Facilities

ProAmpac's Collaboration & Innovation Center in Rochester, NY houses product development, rapid sample prototyping and evaluation of new packaging, as well as a training hub for customers and employees.

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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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.

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

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.

5 construction innovations bridging the labor shortage gap

Construction Dive

Technological innovations provide the solution needed to combat the labor shortage

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. 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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

MCAA Holds MEP Innovation Conference

Contractor Magazine

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

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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AHR Announces 2021 Innovation Awards Winners

Contractor Magazine

Show Management, co-sponsors ASHRAE and AHRI, and the Innovation Awards panel of judges wish to acknowledge and honor the 2021 award winners despite the recent cancellation of the live event. Industry Event News / AHR

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

Innovations enhancing jobsite intelligence

Construction Dive

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

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.

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.

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.

Being Innovative and Nimble Propels Designer

ENR Construction

Company’s ability to be both nimble and innovative has helped drive its success in the New York region, across the country and around the world

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

Center Of Innovation In New Hampshire

Business Facilities

Nestled between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a red-hot center of innovation Is thriving in Claremont, NH. Read: Center Of Innovation In New Hampshire at BusinessFacilities.com.

Senior living design: Post-COVID trends and innovations

BD+C

In this exclusive video interview for HorizonTV, BD+C's John Caulfield sits down with two senior living design experts to discuss the latest trends and innovations in the senior living building sector.

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

Material Issues Spark Interest in Building Innovations

Pro Builder

Material Issues Spark Interest in Building Innovations. Another issue sparking innovation is the need for resilient homes; RSG 3D panels combine foam insulation, a steel grid, and concrete covering and withstand wildfires. Innovation. Innovation

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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%).

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

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.

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

Funding the Future of Construction Innovation

Constructech

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.

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.

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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.

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. Interesting stuff. James L. Salmon, Esq. Collaborative Construction 300 Pike Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Summary of Services and James L.

Plug Power Inc. To Build New Innovation Center In New York State

Business Facilities

To Build New Innovation Center In New York State at BusinessFacilities.com. Plug Power Inc.'s s $125 million project will create almost 380 jobs at a new state-of-the-art facility in Monroe County, NY. Read: Plug Power Inc.

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

Business Facilities

Read: Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com. A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.