SiteNews launches search for Canada’s top construction innovators
Do you have what it takes to be one of the Canadian construction industry’s top innovators? SiteNews wants to know.
SiteNews has announced the start of its search for the Top 25 Innovators in Construction.
The annual 25 Innovators in Construction awards will shine a spotlight on companies who are at the forefront of progress. The SiteNews team explained that the goal is to elevate companies who are taking risks, trying new things and blazing a trail for the rest of the industry.
“Construction finds itself poised for massive change as groundbreaking advancements in various fields – from robotics and artificial intelligence to green technologies and innovative materials. These things are finding their way to the jobsite,” said Andrew Hansen, SiteNews co-founder. “In Canada, numerous trailblazers are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, shaping the construction landscape for generations to come. To celebrate these pioneers and their exceptional achievements, we are launching our search for the Top 25 Innovators.”
If you think that your company or a company you know deserves to be included, you can nominate them by filling out this form. Applications will close July 14 and winners will be announced Sept. 7.
Nominees will be judged by a group of industry experts whose deep experience spans the country. They include:
- Dom Costantini, president of consulting firm BLDR
- Bill Black, president of the Calgary Construction Association
- Claire Masikewich, director of marketing and development at GeoVerra
- Shawn Gray, digital innovation and customer experience manager at Lafarge
- Joe Di Placito, President and Co-founder at RAM
- Russell Hixson, SiteNews editor
What exactly is a top innovator? Nominees will be judged on the following criteria: sustainability and environmental impact, technological innovation, trailblazing, collaboration and partnerships, and workforce development. The SiteNews team stated that they believe that these categories cover many important areas of innovation happening in the industry that are critical to moving it forward.
In addition to claiming the title of Top Innovator, winners will be invited to a special awards dinner in Vancouver, and have their achievement broadcast to SiteNews’ thousands of readers and newsletter subscribers.
The SiteNews team also thanked the competition’s presenting sponsor, Procore, for their generous support of innovation in the construction sector.
To learn more about the award, the judges and the judging criteria visit the award page.