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Modeling and a Component Library Approach Help Prescient Automate Multi-Family Residential Manufacture

Prescient, a Denver-based startup by a group of property developers, is taking a modeling and manufacturing approach to decrease the mistakes they've witnessed in developing multi-family residential housing. The developers have applied their experience of…

Melbourne Makes Bold Plans to Double Downtown Residents

The Fishermans Bend urban renewal project in Melbourne is a 250 hectare development that recently won planning approval. The scale and scope of this urban…

Philadelphia Water Streamlines Operations with Enterprise Data Management System

July 31, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Maintenance, Water

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is a municipal utility providing a population of nearly 1.7 million people in three eastern Pennsylvania counties…

Foster + Partners Competes for Gold at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow

Scotland’s SSE Hydro arena not only provides a world-class music arena for the city of Glasgow, but this key element of the regeneration of the Queen Anne’s dock area also provides an iconic building to form part of the bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.…

Pittsburgh Flexicore Realizes the Value of BIM for Concrete Manufacture

June 26, 2014 - in Construction, Feature, Featured, Modeling

For more than 50 years, Pittsburgh Flexicore Co. has been a leading manufacturer of precast, pre-stressed concrete components, and structures in the northeastern United States. In that time, the company has manufactured over 25 million square feet of hollow…

Jiangxi Electric Power Design Institute (JXEPDI) Increases Substation Design Efficiency

As an energy industry leader, the Power Construction Corporation of China (POWERCHINA) provides the full range of services from planning, survey, design, and engineering to finance, construction, installation, and operation and maintenance of hydropower, thermal…

gINT Supports Comprehensive Geotechnical Information Management System for the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City

June 12, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling, Smart Cities

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City ensures sustainable development and enhances the quality of life for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Since its inception in 1962, the Municipality has implemented projects aimed at establishing modern infrastructure…

Federated GIS Based on Bentley Map Enables Cancún to Collect 66 Percent More Property Tax

May 22, 2014 - in Analysis, Feature, Featured

Bentley Channel Partner Innovacion Sistemas y Proyectos (iSP) is a leading provider of geospatial information systems (GIS) services to local, state, and federal governments as well as the pharmaceutical industry in Mexico. The City of Cancún retained iSP…

3D Technology Enhances Underwater Bridge Inspection

A new technology that uses 3D-imaging sonar will enable MnDOT engineers to visualize the substructure of a bridge in a way they never have before. Until now, MnDOT has relied on human divers and depth finders to identify problems beneath the water. Divers…

ScottishPower Strikes a Strategy for Asset Management and Process Safety

May 13, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy, Feature, Featured

Energy company ScottishPower, a division of Iberdrola, was the first power generator and the second company in the world to be certified on BSI Publicly Available Specification 55 (PAS 55:2008), which benchmarks best practices, in asset management. AssetWise…