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Safety Still First! BIM Takes Rule No. 1 to the Next Level

October 14, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By John Turner As the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry evolves, with new technologies leap-frogging our capabilities forward and shifting our approach to managing projects, there’s no aspect of the jobsite left untouched—and that…

States Awarded More Than $49 Million in Pipeline Safety Grants

July 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Pipelines

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced more than $49…

U of Iowa Unveils New ATV Virtual Reality Simulator

A new virtual reality simulator will help University of Iowa researchers study how and why people lose control while driving all-terrain vehicles. In…

Atkins to Help CDOT Redefine Safety and Mobility for Colorado’s Transportation System

June 23, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Roads

Atkins has been selected to advise Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in transforming the state’s aging transportation system into one of the safest and most reliable in the nation. CDOT recently selected Atkins to provide program support for their…

Governor Cuomo Launches $110 Million Initiative to Keep Pedestrians Safe Across New York State

June 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the state’s first-ever, comprehensive pedestrian safety plan, a proactive, multi-agency initiative that provides $110 million for pedestrian safety improvements across upstate New York and Long Island during the next…

ARTBA Safety Award Goes to Ennis-Flint Chairman

June 16, 2016 - in People, Transportation

WASHINGTON – For nearly 30 years, members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Traffic Safety Industry Division (TSID) have honored public and private sector professionals with the prestigious “Jake Landen Highway…

Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Software Aids Emergency Response in Gotthard Base Tunnel

June 6, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

Huntsville, Ala., June 6, 2016 – On June 1, the world’s longest railway tunnel officially opened, featuring an Emergency Response System from Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. As a subcontractor of Siemens Switzerland, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure…

Maintaining a Safe and Secure Tunnel Infrastructure

By Urs Rufener, Security Applications Director, Siemens Building Technologies Globalization – the ongoing process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through a worldwide network of communication, trade and travel…

Nutrition Policy Institute Aims to Make Water the Beverage of Choice

May 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Water

The University of California's Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) in Oakland has been funded to serve as the hub of a new national alliance that works on issues in drinking water safety, access and consumption. The alliance aims to make plain water the easy,…

Michael Baker International Names Charles Brehm as Director of Health and Safety

May 25, 2016 - in People

Pittsburgh, Pa., May 24, 2016—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, recently named Charles Brehm as director of health and safety. In this role, Brehm will oversee Michael Baker’s enterprise-wide…