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Autodesk Highlights the Future of Making Things for AEC with Excellence Awards Finalists

September 20, 2016 - in Awards, Events, Featured

For the past four years Autodesk has sponsored the Excellence in Infrastructure Competition to showcase stellar examples of Building Information Modeling [BIM] in action within the civil engineering industry.  Click here to see last year’s winning projects…

Quickly Produce Conceptual Roadway Designs

September 14, 2016 - in Featured, News, Products

Bentley Systems announces OpenRoads ConceptStation, a conceptual modeling application that empowers highway engineering professionals to quickly create…

Proceed with Caution: Concrete Cloth GCCM Provides Erosion Protection at Nuclear Power Plant

September 1, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

A nuclear power-plant site in the southeastern United States faced an erosion problem on a steep, 2:1 slope near dry-cast storage containers of spent…

Live, “Take You There” Report from Italy Earthquake Scene

CENTRAL ITALY – Miyamoto International releases the first of its Earthquake Journals reported live from Italy as engineers follow first responders into historic areas devastated by the M-6.2 earthquake that struck Wednesday in this "take your there" account.…

Italian Earthquake Engineering Report Released

August 25, 2016 - in Featured, Remediation/redevelopment

EARTHQUAKE REPORT – NORCIA, ITALY: M-6.2, 24 August 2016 The M-6.2 earthquake had a shallow depth (10 km) and struck approximately 10 km SE of Norcia, Italy on 2016 August 24 at approximately 1:36 AM local time. As of this writing, there are 247 dead and…

Esri Maps NOAA’s National Water Model 

August 25, 2016 - in Featured, Water

New Real-Time Maps Transform Forecast Data into Vivid Pictures of U.S. River Flows  REDLANDS, Calif.—August 25, 2016—Smart-mapping leader Esri today released  a beautiful, robust new collection of Web maps that forecast NOAA stream-flow data throughout…

Creating Smart Water Networks: Sensors and Models Add Intelligence to American Water’s Distribution Systems

August 22, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

American Water manages an impressive network of more than 49,000 miles of watermains and collection pipes that serve 15 million people in 47 states. The company is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility…

Levee Breached in Louisiana, Thousands Affected

August 16, 2016 - in Featured

Flooding in Louisiana has impacted at least 40,000 homes, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said during a Tuesday afternoon news conference, while 30,000 people and 1,000 pets have been rescued. 40,000 people have registered with FEMA for disaster assistance. …

New U.S. Bank Stadium Complete

August 15, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Construction of the new U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is substantially complete and ready for business. Finished six weeks ahead of schedule, the new stadium and home of the Minnesota Vikings features a bold, iconic design. Contractor Mortenson…

Sponsored Content: Top Five Reasons to Combine Autodesk’s AutoCAD Civil 3D with InfraWorks 360 for Improved Civil Design

August 12, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The dynamic duo of AutoCAD Civil 3D and InfraWorks 360 are a powerful combination for improving workflow efficiency for civil infrastructure design. The editorial team at Informed Infrastructure recently completed a detailed benchmark study (www.v1-education.com)…