October 20, 2016

New CloudCities Release unites BIM and GIS

SmarterBetterCities today announced its new CloudCities release with web-based 3D data mashup and advanced editing capabilities. The new CloudCities is now available at…
October 18, 2016

Canon Launches the Océ PlotWave 550 Print System Designed to Greatly Enhance Large Format Technical Document Management

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of the new Océ PlotWave 550 large format monochrome printing system, the newest…
October 17, 2016

NOEtop Wall Formwork With One-Sided Tie Rod System

Tie rods for formwork systems that can be installed from one side of the form are in great demand. NOE-Schaltechnik has answered the call with a special solution: the manufacturer's…
October 16, 2016

Teledyne Optech Doubles Scanner Speed with Lynx HS-600 Mobile Surveying Solution

Teledyne Optech is happy to announce the release of the Optech Lynx HS-600 mobile lidar scanner. Available in single- and dual-sensor configurations, the HS-600 is a major step forward…


October 21, 2016 in Buildings, News, Projects

China Is Leading the New Wave of Towers Rising to 500m and Beyond

China is leading the new wave of mega-tall towers, but locating services such as lifts and cooling towers within these slender giants has required some serious lateral (and vertical) thinking. The Home of Super-Tall If America was the birthplace of the skyscraper, China is undoubtedly…
October 21, 2016 in News, Projects

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces Winners of the 2016 Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award

CHICAGO – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has announced the co-winners of the fifth annual Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award, an award that recognizes PCI certified plants for excellence in manufacturing and craftsmanship of architectural precast and glass…
October 20, 2016 in News, Projects, Transportation

Trolley Extension into La Jolla: Construction Kicks Off This Week

­A groundbreaking ceremony and community celebration is scheduled Saturday to officially kick off construction of the $2.1 billion extension of the San Diego Trolley’s Blue Line into La Jolla and University City. The 11 a.m. event on the field at The Preuss School at UC San…