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Ryan’s Well: 20 Years of Drinking Water to Millions & Growing Stronger

February 27, 2017 - in Drinking water, Featured, Water

Ontario, Canada - Ryan’s Well Foundation is celebrating its 20th successful year in digging wells to provide clean drinking water to the poorest regions of the developing world. To date, nearly one million people have been impacted in 16 countries with…

MDA to Acquire DigitalGlobe, Creating Industry Leader in End-to-End Space Systems, Earth Imagery and Geospatial Solutions

February 27, 2017 - in Corporate, Featured, News

SAN FRANCISCO and WESTMINSTER, COLO ., Feb., 2017  - MacDonald , Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information…

Updates for Autodesk Revit Live [formerly Autodesk LIVE] Announced Today

February 22, 2017 - in Featured, News, Products

Autodesk brought “on demand” interactivity to the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) with the  introduction of Autodesk Revit Live…

Engineered Solutions: Steep Railway Corridors

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

Custom Requirements No Problem for Rail Line Revegetation North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields experienced a boom in production in 2013. With oil prices soaring, production of crude was reaching 2 million barrels per day. Pipeline infrastructure was not in place…

Infrastructure Showcase: 2016 Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners Ranking

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Normally in an Infrastructure Showcase, we profile unique, fascinating and/or award-winning projects that had a major impact on design and engineering. For this issue, we wanted to highlight an endeavor that goes beyond attractive photos and defines just how…

Sponsored Content: BIM Boost – Essential Techniques for Infrastructure

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Everybody is talking about BIM, but how many have actually taken the time to learn the latest technologies and techniques? After all, continual learning is the key to keeping up—and staying ahead. Whether it’s aerial surveys by drone or point cloud extraction,…

2017 Infrastructure Industry Outlook

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Each year, the Informed Infrastructure editorial team reaches out to members of its Editorial Advisory Board to take the pulse across civil and structural engineering practices. The board includes a diverse range of practitioners with a wealth of experience…

Sponsored Content: Attend the IECA Environmental Connection Conference

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Erosion control, Feature, Featured

Gain the Knowledge and Tools to Succeed! Join the industry’s most innovative minds at the IECA Environmental Connection Conference being held Feb. 21-24, 2017, in Atlanta. Learn and experience the latest knowledge, advancements and insight critical to your…

Use the Cloud to ‘Make It Rain’

February 14, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Mark Scacco, P.E. Hybrid cloud solutions provide immediate access to project data regardless of internet connectivity Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or locked in an abandoned MySpace chat room for the last several years, you’ve undoubtedly come…

Coastal Library ‘Rides the BIM Wave’

January 31, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

For a library project in a California beach town, 3D modeling helped a design-build project team deliver a challenging but symbolic design on an accelerated timeline. When architects delivered renderings for a 14,380-square-foot library facility in Imperial…