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Resolution at U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Conference Will Result in Steady Building Efficiency Gains for Future Energy Code Updates

June 21, 2018 - in Buildings, Featured

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has long recognized the many benefits of improving the efficiency of residential, multifamily, and commercial buildings through the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)–also called “America’s Model Energy…

Baker Institute Experts: Asia, Not US, Will Shape Energy Demand for the Foreseeable Future

June 20, 2018 - in Energy, Featured

HOUSTON – In the wake of the shale revolution, the United States is well on its way to becoming the world’s top oil and gas producer and a major exporter…

Sponsored Content: Mott MacDonald Optimized Complex Designs with Digital Workflows

June 16, 2018 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Sponsored by:       Project The Thames Tideway Tunnel is a GBP 4 billion design-build project initiated to address the overflow from London’s…

Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards 2018 Winners Announced

June 13, 2018 - in Awards, Featured

Chicago, IL: Winners of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2018 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards were announced at the sold out 2018 Awards Banquet, held on June 9, 2018 at the Museum of Broadcast Communication in Chicago,…

Siemens and Bentley Systems Collaborate on Process Industries Academy Initiative

June 13, 2018 - in Featured, News, Technology

The Process Industries Academy will help organizations develop a digital strategy based on practical experience and knowledge from leading experts. Attribution: Photo courtesy of Bentley Systems   FRANKFURT (from ACHEMA, World Forum for the Process Industries)…

Announcing the AEC Excellence Awards 2018

June 12, 2018 - in Awards, Featured, News

The AEC Excellence Awards 2018 is now open for submissions! The annual competition showcases the design and construction of building and civil infrastructure projects from around the world that are embracing the future of making things—all with the use of…

U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes Nearly $1.5 Billion in INFRA Grants

June 12, 2018 - in Featured, Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced nearly $1.5 billion in proposed grants through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. “These INFRA grants will empower states and communities to…

A High-Visibility Project: Examining the Historic and Beautiful New Portageville Bridge

June 11, 2018 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Mark Scacco, P.E. In 1852—the year women were being arrested for wearing pants (Emma Snodgrass in Boston) and the first edition of Peter Roget’s Thesaurus was published—the Erie Railroad Company built the first bridge to cross the Genesee River Gorge…

House Clears Water Resources Development Act

June 7, 2018 - in Featured, Water

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8), bipartisan legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood…

Amsterdam’s Robot Printed Bridge Wins European Innovation Prize

June 5, 2018 - in Awards, Bridges, Featured, Transportation

Amsterdam’s robot printed steel bridge has been awarded the European Commission’s prestigious STARTS Prize 2018, which champions innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art. STARTS recognizes digital transformation projects that…