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America’s Infrastructure Scores a D+

March 14, 2017 - in Featured, News

American Society of Civil Engineers released its sixth quadrennial Infrastructure Report Card, which gave the US a D+ across 16 categories, meaning the country's infrastructure is "poor" and "at risk." The country must spend $4.59 trillion by 2025 to get the…

Bentley Systems Issues Call for Submissions to the 2017 Be Inspired Awards for BIM Advancements in Infrastructure

March 7, 2017 - in Announcement, Corporate, Events, Featured, News

EXTON, Pa.- Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced…

Ryan’s Well: 20 Years of Drinking Water to Millions & Growing Stronger

February 27, 2017 - in Drinking water, Featured, Water

Ontario, Canada - Ryan’s Well Foundation is celebrating its 20th successful year in digging wells to provide clean drinking water to the poorest regions…

MDA to Acquire DigitalGlobe, Creating Industry Leader in End-to-End Space Systems, Earth Imagery and Geospatial Solutions

February 27, 2017 - in Corporate, Featured, News

SAN FRANCISCO and WESTMINSTER, COLO ., Feb., 2017  - MacDonald , Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company providing technology solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide, and DigitalGlobe,…

Updates for Autodesk Revit Live [formerly Autodesk LIVE] Announced Today

February 22, 2017 - in Featured, News, Products

Autodesk brought “on demand” interactivity to the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) with the  introduction of Autodesk Revit Live (formerly Autodesk LIVE) in July 2016.  Autodesk Revit Live is the game-changing, cloud-based service that…

Engineered Solutions: Steep Railway Corridors

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

Custom Requirements No Problem for Rail Line Revegetation North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields experienced a boom in production in 2013. With oil prices soaring, production of crude was reaching 2 million barrels per day. Pipeline infrastructure was not in place…

Infrastructure Showcase: 2016 Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners Ranking

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Normally in an Infrastructure Showcase, we profile unique, fascinating and/or award-winning projects that had a major impact on design and engineering. For this issue, we wanted to highlight an endeavor that goes beyond attractive photos and defines just how…

Sponsored Content: BIM Boost – Essential Techniques for Infrastructure

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Everybody is talking about BIM, but how many have actually taken the time to learn the latest technologies and techniques? After all, continual learning is the key to keeping up—and staying ahead. Whether it’s aerial surveys by drone or point cloud extraction,…

2017 Infrastructure Industry Outlook

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Each year, the Informed Infrastructure editorial team reaches out to members of its Editorial Advisory Board to take the pulse across civil and structural engineering practices. The board includes a diverse range of practitioners with a wealth of experience…

Sponsored Content: Attend the IECA Environmental Connection Conference

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Erosion control, Feature, Featured

Gain the Knowledge and Tools to Succeed! Join the industry’s most innovative minds at the IECA Environmental Connection Conference being held Feb. 21-24, 2017, in Atlanta. Learn and experience the latest knowledge, advancements and insight critical to your…