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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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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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.

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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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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.

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Arq Investing $40M In Innovative Fuel Facility In Louisiana

Business Facilities

Read: Arq Investing $40M In Innovative Fuel Facility In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com. Energy technology company Arq will develop a new industrial facility in St. Rose, LA to produce its proprietary Arq Fuel product.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Innovations enhancing jobsite intelligence

Construction Dive

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

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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.

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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 BusinessFacilities.com.

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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.

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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

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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 BusinessFacilities.com.

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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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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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%).

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Indian Students Awarded for Innovative Building Material

Natural Building

An innovative sustainable building material project by a team of civil engineering students from Tamil Nadu has won an award at a competition organized by the Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute.

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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 BusinessFacilities.com.

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Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics

Business Facilities

Read: Nevada: Where Innovation Meets Logistics at BusinessFacilities.com. 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.

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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.

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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.

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