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Autodesk Previews Next Generation BIM 360 Platform Connecting the Entire Construction Process

November 14, 2017 - in Events, Featured, Products, Technology

LAS VEGAS — At its 25th annual flagship user conference, Autodesk University, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) previewed its next generation BIM 360 platform, a seamless cloud service connecting the entire construction project lifecycle. Autodesk also launched…

Stantec Signs Contract with Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) for the Downtown Tampa Autonomous Transit Project – The Nation’s FIRST Shared Autonomous Project!

November 13, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

TAMPA, FL (November 13, 2017) NYSE, TSX:STN: The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) recently selected the Stantec/Coast Autonomous team…

Transit Agencies Can Work with Companies Such as Uber and Lyft to Improve Mobility

November 13, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new HNTB Corporation Viewpoint discusses ways transit agencies and transportation network companies can work together to improve…

Steel Industry Releases Guide to LEED v4 Certification

November 9, 2017 - in Buildings, Featured, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has released a guide to using steel construction products for the latest version of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification…

HOK and BREEAM USA Announce Partnership to Create a More Sustainable Built Environment

November 7, 2017 - in Buildings, Featured

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 7, 2017 - HOK and BREEAM USA have signed a one-year partnership agreement that will accelerate the use of the BREEAM In-Use standard across the United States. BREEAM USA introduced BREEAM In-Use for existing buildings to the U.S.…

Over 255 billion Euros Yearly to be Invested in Water Infrastructure Globally Until 2030 Due to Climate Change

November 7, 2017 - in Featured, Water

World Water Council, Bonn, Brasilia, Marseille - The World Water Council (WWC) urges Governments, investment banks and funds worldwide to prioritize financing for adapting and mitigating water infrastructure to increase resilience to climate change effects.…

‘Out of Tolerance’ before ‘Out of Time’

November 6, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

DPR Avoids Construction Delays with Automated Verification Software By Kevin P. Corbley A general contractor avoided what could have been a significant delay in the exterior shelling of a new multi-story retail building by finding twisted, missing and poorly…

ARTBA Foundation Launches New Safety Center

November 1, 2017 - in Featured, Technology, Transportation

WASHINGTON) - The jobsite safety of the men and women who build and maintain America’s transportation infrastructure—as well as that of those who travel through our work zones—has been a top priority for the American Road & Transportation Builders…

Wilo USA Supports ToolBank’s Flood Response in Illinois, Texas and Beyond

November 1, 2017 - in Featured, News

Rosemont, IL.: ToolBank USA, a non-profit which partners with other non-profits to facilitate rebuilding after disasters, has joined forces with Wilo USA to assist communities impacted by floods.   Wilo USA, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, donated…

Highway Trust Fund Excise Tax Receipts Showed No Growth in Fiscal 2017

October 31, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

The government's combined receipts from all excise taxes in the Highway Trust Fund showed no growth in the federal fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, the Treasury reported, as a large decline in retail taxes on commercial trucks more than offset mild gains from…