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Future Forward: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 14, 2017 - in Articles, Column

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering. Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management, a consulting agency for construction companies in New York City. A well-known industry professional…

Renewable Energy: Apple Park Construction, Tech Leaders Make Huge Strides

June 9, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Clean energy has been an increasingly important topic in the United States. Recent attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget have created…

Future Forward Interview: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management, a consulting agency for construction companies in New York City. A well-known industry professional…

Change Leaders Interview: Technology Is Changing Construction More Than Ever Before

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Investing in the most advanced technologies for surveying and monitoring projects has become essential, marking a turning point for an industry that often has been considered slow to change. To better understand this new trend and its impact, V1 sought out…

Watch How Tappan Zee Bridge’s Main Span Towers Will be Constructed

March 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done. Work on the massive $4-billion project has reached the 50 percent mark two years after it started, Tom McGuinness, construction compliance engineer for the New York State Thruway Authority, said Wednesday…

Greg Bentley Interview Part 2: Lifecycle Management, Productizing Services and Tech Uptake in Construction

January 23, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Greg Bentley, the CEO of Bentley Systems, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. In Part 2 of this interview, he discusses the importance of lifecycle management and the…

RIB Software and Autodesk Collaborate to Deliver an Integrated 5D BIM Solution for Construction

October 26, 2016 - in News, Products

We all know intuitively that construction is an important industry to global economic health – and organizations, including the World Economic Forum, have recently heralded the need for change in the industry to unlock the potential to serve the needs of…

Better BIM: Laser Scanning Improves Accuracy and Speed in Onsite Data Acquisition

October 14, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Chew Beow Kwan Building information modeling (BIM) first came about in the 1970s, but its methods have been refined considerably since then. Widely used by city planners, architects and civil engineers today, BIM enables stakeholders to better make high-impact…

Milwaukee Construction Activity Picks Up in 2016

July 28, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Mortenson Construction has released its quarterly Construction Cost Index Report for Milwaukee along with five other metropolitan areas in the U.S.  According to the report, construction activity in Milwaukee has grown 2 percent over the last two quarters…

Georgia DOT Tops $171 Million in Awarded Statewide Construction Contracts

ATLANTA – Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) has awarded 55 contracts for statewide construction and maintenance projects totaling over $171.3 million. These projects were advertised for bids in May, bids were received in June and contracts…