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gINT Supports Comprehensive Geotechnical Information Management System for the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City

June 12, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling, Smart Cities

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City ensures sustainable development and enhances the quality of life for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Since its inception in 1962, the Municipality has implemented projects aimed at establishing modern infrastructure…

New York and New Jersey Get Funding for “Rebuild by Design” Projects as Part of Post-Sandy Hardening

June 10, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Featured, Projects

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced HUD funding for projects in New York and New Jersey, along with Mayor De Blasio, Governor…

Water Network Analysis Reduces Need for Further Infrastructure Investments

June 5, 2014 - in Featured, Financial, Modeling, Water

In an age characterized by growing populations and crumbling infrastructure it’s natural to look to new technology solutions for salvation. In many…

Louisville Parklands Project Gains Advantages from Wall System Specification

Creating a 21-mile long park system that encompasses more than 3,800 acres is no small task. But that’s just what 21st Century Parks set out to do in 2010. The Parklands is an extensive new park system in the Louisville, KY area that will include four major…

Google’s Self-Driving Cars and the Importance of the Map

This week, Google unveiled their driverless car without a steering wheel or brakes. The video below highlights both the vehicle and the driving experience that could very well revolutionize urban transportation. http://youtu.be/CqSDWoAhvLU While there has…

Federated GIS Based on Bentley Map Enables Cancún to Collect 66 Percent More Property Tax

May 22, 2014 - in Analysis, Feature, Featured

Bentley Channel Partner Innovacion Sistemas y Proyectos (iSP) is a leading provider of geospatial information systems (GIS) services to local, state, and federal governments as well as the pharmaceutical industry in Mexico. The City of Cancún retained iSP…

3D Technology Enhances Underwater Bridge Inspection

A new technology that uses 3D-imaging sonar will enable MnDOT engineers to visualize the substructure of a bridge in a way they never have before. Until now, MnDOT has relied on human divers and depth finders to identify problems beneath the water. Divers…

ScottishPower Strikes a Strategy for Asset Management and Process Safety

May 13, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy, Feature, Featured

Energy company ScottishPower, a division of Iberdrola, was the first power generator and the second company in the world to be certified on BSI Publicly Available Specification 55 (PAS 55:2008), which benchmarks best practices, in asset management. AssetWise…

Sweco’s ‘Live BIM’ Railway Project Improves Efficiency on Hallandsås Project

The construction of a railway tunnel through the Hallandsås ridge in southern Sweden has a long history, but the end is in sight with the start of traffic services scheduled for late 2015. To help meet the demanding project schedule and the challenges of…

HR Wallingford Nears Completion on State-of-the-Art Marine Test Facility

Work to create one of the world’s largest maritime test facilities has entered its final stage following the completion of a £3 million development at HR Wallingford’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. Keys to the new 1,600 m2 building were presented to HR Wallingford…