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What Do You Want to Get Out of a Conference?

February 21, 2020 - in Articles, Event Coverage, Events, Featured, Showcase

Continuing Education | Industry Demos | Career Development | Camaraderie | Global Networking | Dynamic Speakers | Awards & Recognition | World Class Exhibitors | Industry Field Tours | Professional Motivation The 2020 IECA Annual Conference and Expo, being…

Engineering for Change and Siemens Launch Design Challenge for Clean Water and Zero Hunger Technology Solutions

February 20, 2020 - in Featured, News, Water

Innovate for Impact: Siemens Design Challenge Applications Open March 4, 2020, World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development   NEW YORK – In…

American Concrete Institute Releases 2020 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices

February 17, 2020 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released the 2020 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices.…

Video: Interview with CEOs of Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Systems

In October 2019, Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson went to Bentley Systems’ Year In Infrastructure conference in Singapore. While there as an award juror for the Buildings and Campuses category, he was able to interview Greg Bentley…

New Investments and Research Indicate Multi-Trillion Dollar Market for Climate Restoration Through Carbon-Capture

January 22, 2020 - in Featured, Financial, News

Thunderbird Convenes Global Leaders Across Sectors to Advance Climate Action Davos, Switzerland -  Thunderbird School of Global Management released a new report today projecting that the world can realize at least $1trillion - $3trillion dollars in market…

Video: On the Ground in Puerto Rico with Dr. Kit Miyamoto

On Jan. 7, 2020, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the southern coast of Puerto Rico. It damaged about 10 percent of buildings in the area and collapsed several schools. The Miyamoto International team was dispatched to assist the government and people of Puerto…

Engineered Solutions: The Case for 3D Geotechnical Analysis

December 19, 2019 - in Articles, Featured, News, Showcase

By Dr. Murray Fredlund, strategic advisor, Geotechnical, Bentley Systems Sponsored by: There are ongoing discussions in the geotechnical community about the need to perform 3D analysis. The questions raised relate to the results achieved when performing a…

Distributed Water Management Marks A New Way Forward

December 17, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  For more than 100 years, the United States has relied on an ever-growing massive network of centralized water-treatment facilities. This is the standard model for both public and private investment. As a result, more than 85 percent of the U.S. population…

A Cool-Looking Chiller: New Core Infrastructure at UMass Amherst Is Sustainable, Educational and Beautiful

December 17, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The northwest corner of the chiller plant shows rhythmical façade patterns in channel glass and metal panels above ground level. Oxford’s “dreaming spires” (subject of the famous poem), Harvard’s Widener Library (home to one of the world’s few perfect…

How Steel Deck Is Shaking Up Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design

December 17, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  All too often, we get stuck in the mindset that the way we currently do things is the way we must continue to do them. An example that hits close to home is the way steel deck is underutilized by designers in the low- and mid-rise construction market.…