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Tata Steel Celsius 420 Steel Product Reduces Weight, Time and Costs for Construction

Tata Steel has launched an innovative and stronger structural steel tube product which can speed up the construction of new buildings and reduce the weight of machinery or large vehicles. The next-generation steel – called Celsius® 420 – has been developed…

Leverage BIM Models for Better and Faster Decisions on Site and in the Field

BIM models can benefit the entire extended project team if they have the right software to unlock this rich source of information. Many of the 2014 Be…

Tatweer Buildings Company Selects Trimble Proliance Software to Standardize Capital Program Management

February 2, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Project management

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced that Saudi Arabia-based Tatweer Buildings Company, a subsidiary of state-owned…

AECOM’s Tishman Construction Serving as Construction Manager for 3 World Trade Center

February 2, 2015 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2015—AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm, announced today that its Tishman Construction operation is serving as construction manager for Silverstein Properties’ 175 Greenwich Street project, also known…

Leading Design Firms Leverage the Latest BIM Advancement and Innovations to Deliver Higher-Performing Buildings

January 30, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Modeling

While addressing some of the world’s most inspiring design challenges, leading design firms look to innovations and advancements in BIM software and methodology to deliver higher-performing buildings while at the same time staying on schedule and within…

Environmental Compliance Website for Construction Contractors Gets an Upgrade

January 27, 2015 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

Construction contractors will have an easier time learning how to comply with federal and state environmental guidelines thanks to a new partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the private sector. The partnership between the Associated…

Municipal Council of Recife Approves Green Roof Law

January 27, 2015 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Projects

On 16 December 2014, the Municipal Council of Recife, Brazil, approved the Green Roof Law. This law requires buildings with more than four floors to have their roofs covered with native vegetation. The law also applies to any commercial building with more…

New Orleans Heritage Preserved with  Pointfuse 3D Models

Shepperton Studios, Jan. 27, 2015—Laser  scanner modelling software from Arithmetica is helping to preserve some of New  Orleans’ oldest and most historically important buildings. Using the Pointfuse  point cloud processing software, Scan-Nola, a…

OGC Adopts IndoorGML Standard for Encoding Indoor Navigation Data

January 20, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Jan. 20, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership has approved the OGC IndoorGML Encoding Standard. This OGC standard specifies an open abstract data model and XML schema for indoor spatial information. The driving requirement for IndoorGML is…

Meridian Associates Announces the Completion of a Netzero Home

January 20, 2015 - in Buildings, Renewables

BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 21, 2015—Meridian Associates, Inc., a Land Surveying, Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture firm, announces the completion of Principal Donald E. Bowen's Net Zero House project. The primary objectives of the design process included…