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Sponsored Content: Reality modeling is everywhere!

January 2, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored By:       At Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards ceremony, held on October 12 during The Year in Infrastructure Conference in Singapore, nominees were recognized for their BIM advancements in infrastructure. Ten independent…

Engineered Solutions: Building a Legacy

January 1, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

High atop Hidden Peak, EPS Geofoam Solves Unique Construction Challenges By Terry Meier, ACH Foam Technologies A ll projects have challenges, purpose…

Engineered Solutions: Staying on Track

January 1, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Showcase

CSX Leads a Reline for Timber-Beam Bridges in Georgia CSX Corp., together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s…

Executive Corner: When Those Aging Baby Boomers Just Won’t Retire

December 20, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Alan co-founded a successful consulting engineering firm when he was in his thirties. Through the years, the practice grew steadily, adding new staff, offices and owners along the way. When Alan turned 60, he announced his intent to retire at age 65. That…

From the Editor: Small Firms, Big Productivity Gains

December 19, 2017 - in Articles, Column

In the last 20 years, global productivity in the construction industry has grown by a measly 1 percent. By comparison, manufacturing productivity has increased by about 4 times that amount. In financial terms, productivity is the measure of output for a production…

More Than Hype: The Reality of Reality Capture

December 18, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

I know what you might be thinking: “Yawn. Another story about drones. Skip!” and usually I’d agree with you. There are so many stories, so much marketing, and so much hype around drones that it’s easy to get bored with the topic. However, it’s with…

Final Thoughts: Thankful to Be an Engineer and All That Comes with It

December 18, 2017 - in Column

We’re in the season when many of us stop and think about the things for which we’re thankful. For some, it’s our family, our health, our jobs, our home. For others, it’s nature, the ability to travel, the freedom to speak. For some, it’s difficult…

ReEngineering the Engineer: Making Way for the Future

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Like many others, my firm had a very busy 2017. We were fortunate to pick up a couple new clients at the beginning of the year, and that led to additional projects and a workload that caught us a little by surprise. We didn’t realize the pent-up demand for…

Collaborative BIM: Xishi Winter Olympics Square Project Transforms Historic Industrial Zone

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Emergency, Feature, Featured

The 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee contracted Beijing Shougang International Engineering (BSIE) to design and construct an office plaza in Shougang, a historic industrial park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China. The project called for innovative…

Letters from September/October 2017 Issue

December 8, 2017 - in Letters, Letters, Magazine

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