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Topcon launches global webinar program to encourage professional development from home

April 9, 2020 - in News, Technology

LIVERMORE, Calif. – April 9, 2020 – Topcon Positioning Group is launching a free webinar program for the construction, geopositioning and agricultural sectors, exploring key topics affecting the industry and providing the latest updates…

Stantec selected as Lead Technical Advisor for Hurontario Light Rail Transit project

April 9, 2020 - in Corporate, News

EDMONTON, Alberta & NEW YORK & TORONTO - Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) have selected global design firm Stantec to provide technical…

American Concrete Institute Announces New Position Statements

April 9, 2020 - in News

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – In support of the American Concrete Institute’s mission, ACI has recently published three new position statements. …

Council Approves Centerpiece Development for Upcoming Trinity Mills Station

April 9, 2020 - in News, Projects

Carrollton, Texas – Carrollton City Council unanimously approved an agreement for a 125,000-square foot, six-story Class A office structure to serve as the marquee building within new Trinity Mills Station urban development. The City of Carrollton, Dallas…

Autodesk BIM 360 Design Expands Global Collaboration Options with Europe Data Center

April 9, 2020 - in News, Products, Technology

Autodesk BIM 360 Design, part of Autodesk Construction Cloud, continues to add critical features and services, including a new Europe-based data center offering for primary storage of product data, and a connection to Collaboration for…

AIA task force launches tool for assessing COVID-19 alternative care sites

April 9, 2020 - in News, Technology

Tool is intended to assist non-healthcare design professionals with identifying alternative sites suitable for patient care.   Washington - As communities across the country race to expand available hospital bed space in response to COVID-19, an American…

Global Focus on Renewable Energy Creates Tremendous Growth Prospects for Wind Turbine Materials

April 8, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – April 8, 2020 –The increasing demand for energy worldwide and traditional energy independence due to volatile oil prices is encouraging governments throughout the world to harness the potential of renewable energy, driving the global…

New Technical Document Addresses Suitability of CPVC Piping Systems For Commercial Building Applications

April 8, 2020 - in News, Products, Water

Available free on PPI’s website, TN-62 “Suitability and Fitness of CPVC Piping Systems for Commercial Building Applications” describes material advantages and capabilities that should be considered when designing CPVC systems for commercial plumbing…

HDR’s Latest Experts Talk: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure with Justin Merkel

April 8, 2020 - in News, People

OMAHA, Neb. — Fleet operators moving toward electrification can save a lot of money by investing in the correct infrastructure up front. In HDR’s latest Experts Talk, senior distribution engineer Justin Merkel details fleet operators’ options for infrastructure…

On World Health Day, a Look at Standards that Support Global Sustainable Sanitation Solutions

April 8, 2020 - in News

On World Health Day, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognizes the important role of international standards supporting improved global health and sanitation. With a suite of newly released videos, ANSI illustrates how two standards from…