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America's Infrastructure Grade Up to a D+

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its endorsement of the 2013 Report Card for American’s Infrastructure that was released today by the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE). A slight uptick occurred in the 2013 Report Card’s…

America’s Infrastructure Grade Up to a D+

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced its endorsement of the 2013 Report Card for American’s Infrastructure that was released today…

Smart Cities Seen as Crucial for Kickstarting the UK Economy

March 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Cities are complicated, interdependent ecosystems that are being targeted by national governments as the crucible for reanimation of the economy. With…

PennWell Acquires Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference, Joins Forces with Geospatial Industry Association GITA

March 18, 2013 - in Announcement, Oil & Gas, Projects

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association…

PennWell Acquires Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference, Joins Forces with Geospatial Industry Association GITA

March 18, 2013 - in Announcement, Oil & Gas, Projects

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association…

Geospatial IT Key to Pipeline Integrity and Efficiency

March 18, 2013 - in Maintenance, Projects

While media outlets talk about pipeline integrity with terms like ‘aging infrastructure’, insiders know that pipeline integrity is an information game. Sure, individual components cause failures, but components age at different rates that vary dramatically…

New York City Adds "Code Corps" to Harness Volunteers for Disaster Response

March 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Code Corps is the nation’s first municipal program that engages vetted volunteer technologists to realize lifesaving City government initiatives with an emphasis on emergency and disaster recovery needs. Code Corps partners include nonprofit and private…

New York City Adds “Code Corps” to Harness Volunteers for Disaster Response

March 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Code Corps is the nation’s first municipal program that engages vetted volunteer technologists to realize lifesaving City government initiatives with an emphasis on emergency and disaster recovery needs. Code Corps partners include nonprofit and private…

The 10 Most Segregated U.S. Cities Visualized with GIS

March 18, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

During the majority of the 20th century, the southern United States was considered the region with the most racism and segregation, and rightly so, however there is not a single southern US city in the top 10 most segregated American cities. The citizens…

BIMx Mobile Cutaway Function Aids Model Exploration

March 18, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

GRAPHISOFT announced today updates to BIMx mobile for iOS and Android devices, with the latest innovations for its cutting-edge communication and presentation tool for BIM projects. The latest version of BIMx includes important bug fixes and new features such…