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Video: Mark Biagi and Sandra DiMatteo: Leveraging BIM Investments, AssetWise CONNECT Edition, Drones, Standards and Rail

February 20, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' Mark Biagi, Business Development Executive, Asset Performance Products, and Sandra DiMatteo, Marketing Director, Asset Performance Products, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the…

Charles J. Carter Named New President of AISC

July 11, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People

Charles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD, has been named the new president of the American Institute of Steel Construction. Previously, Carter was Vice President…

NIST Marks Joplin Tornado Fifth Anniversary with Focus on Resiliency

June 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning

Disaster struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011, when the deadliest and costliest single tornado in U.S. history left a 35-kilometer (22-mile) long…

Bentley Systems’ Dr. Paul Scarponcini Receives 2016 InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards Merit Award

May 4, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People

EXTON, Pa.—Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced that Paul Scarponcini, PE, Ph.D., Bentley senior information architect, geospatial and civil software standards, has been…

Smart Cities: Bringing Tech Benefits Directly to You

March 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

More than 300 leaders from government, industry, and academia attended an event called the Global City Team Challenge (GCTC) Tech Jam. The GCTC program, launched in 2014 by NIST with a number of partners from the federal government and industry, is one way…

OS Committed to European Smart City Standards

March 3, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

ESPRESSO is being led by the Open Geospatial Consortium, and OS, working closely with key European bodies, will develop a strategic growth map for Smart Cities. Supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers, OS will also conduct analysis of existing and emerging economic,…

OGC Seeks Public Comment on Candidate OGC Land and Infrastructure Conceptual Model Standard (LandInfra)

February 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Feb. 1,  2016—The membership of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the candidate OGC Land and Infrastructure Conceptual Model Standard (LandInfra). LandInfra defines concepts for land and civil engineering infrastructure facilities.…

Dr. Ralph Paroli of the National Research Council of Canada Begins Term as ASTM International Board Chairman

January 6, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 5, 2016—Ralph M. Paroli, Ph.D., of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in Ottawa, Ontario, has started his term as 2016 chairman of the ASTM International board of directors. ASTM’s board is made up of 25 leaders from…

New Standard Supports High-Tech Management of Facility Assets

January 5, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

ASTM International has published a new standard to help identify and classify building systems, components, sub-components and their attributes. The new standard (E3035, Classification for Facility Asset Component Tracking System (FACTS)) will optimize how…

New Energy Efficiency Standards Issued for Rooftop Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning

Washington, DC, Dec. 18, 2015—Energy efficiency standards issued today for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps---which represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy---will benefit businesses,…