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Autodesk Speaks to the Disruption in Construction #AU2015

December 1, 2015 - in Construction, Event Coverage, Featured

Stacy Scopano, senior industry strategy manager for construction at Autodesk, spoke to a packed room this morning about disruptions in construction and the future of making things. Construction attendance is increasing at AU with 1,100 people this year as…

Oregon Preparing for Export: Assessing the Seismic Challenges of a Liquified Natural Gas Plant

November 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

In the international port of Coos Bay, Ore., construction will begin in late 2016 on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal that will be the largest…

Prioritizing Data Management: The Shortest Distance to Project Quality

November 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

By Darius Šimkūnas In the Baltic States, Kelprojektas is the largest group of infrastructure engineering companies that designs transport infrastructure,…

Building a Blockbuster Bridge: Alabama DOT Paves Way for Dramatic Traffic Improvement in Mobile, Ala.

November 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

I-10 Mobile River Bridge and Bayway Project Estimated cost: $850 million to $1 billion Length: Bridge at approx. 2.75 miles and 9.25 miles of causeway widening Interstate 10 (I-10) is the United States’ southernmost transcontinental highway, extending 2,500…

Witnessing Dramatic Business Process Improvements at Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure #YII2015

November 4, 2015 - in Analysis, Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

There are a great many awe-inspiring infrastructure projects at Bentley's Year in Infrastructure event, where design, engineering and operations professionals nominate projects and compete for Be Inspired awards. The parallel moves to design in 3D from conceptual…

Bentley Systems Speaks to a Convergence of Experience and Data Across Devices #YII2015

November 2, 2015 - in Event Coverage, Featured

Bhupinder Singh, SVP Bentley Software spoke to the increase in devices and software, with exponential increases in the data that we all create at the Year in Infrastructure event in London today. Singh spoke to convergence in user experience and interface…

Better in 3D: How 3D Modeling Helped Overcome Complexity in Building the Longest Cable-stayed Bridge in Africa

October 28, 2015 - in Bridges, Feature, Featured

When Morocco’s highway company, Autoroutes Du Maroc (ADM), undertook a highway bypass project in 2010 that would cross the Bouregreg River, they could have built a traditional viaduct. Instead, they set out to construct Africa’s longest and tallest cable-stayed…

Paper on Earthquake Probability Near Los Angeles Generates Controversy

October 22, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

A research paper from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, recently published in AGU's online journal Earth and Space Sciences, predicts a 99.9 percent likelihood of a major earthquake near Los Angeles within the next three years. This conclusion was inferred…

Oslo Airport Expansion: Open BIM Approach Improves Project Efficiency

October 1, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

Avinor Oslo Airport plays a crucial role as the hub of Norway’s aviation system, serving domestic and international passenger and cargo flights. Upon opening in 1998, the new airport boosted its capacity to handle 17 million passengers annually, but less…

Crystal River Works to Save Manatees and the Local Economy

September 30, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

Crystal River, Fla., is the self-proclaimed “home of the manatee.” An estimated 300,000 tourists visit Crystal River each year, many of them to see and experience the graceful manatees, the giant herbivores often referred to as “sea cows.” For a town…