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Urban Stream Contamination Increasing Rapidly Due to Road Salt

December 16, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Roads, Transportation

Average chloride concentrations often exceed toxic levels in many northern United States streams due to the use of salt to deice winter pavement, and the frequency of these occurrences nearly doubled in two decades. Chloride levels increased substantially…

Innovyze Releases InfoMaster V5.0 With Extended Work Order Management, Valve Criticality Analysis, Linear Extended Yule Process Pipe Failure Model

December 16, 2014 - in Modeling, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Dec. 16, 2014 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure,…

SpaceCurve Announces First Spatial Data Platform to Transform Space and Time into Real-Time Operational Intelligence

December 16, 2014 - in Analysis, Products

Seattle, Wash., Dec. 16, 2014 — SpaceCurve today announces availability of the first spatial data platform specifically engineered to enable operational…

More Flexibility with 2D and 3D Machine Control for Excavators with Tilt Rotator Attachments

December 15, 2014 - in Construction, Products

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Dec. 15, 2014—By installing the latest software version, iCON excavate iXE2 and iXE3 systems by Leica Geosystems now offer even more flexibility with support for tilt rotator attachments. The system enables users to complete their…

Europe’s Transport Network Proves Vulnerable to Climate Change

December 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Transit, Transportation

Transport is vital to the smooth running of the economy. When movement of people, goods or services is hindered, the indirect costs to the economy can be many times higher than the direct cost of damaged transport infrastructure. Despite these risks, adapting…

EPA, USDA and White House to Highlight New Market-Based Water Quality Trading Program in Virginia

December 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014—On Tuesday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will hold a press conference with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary (USDA) Tom Vilsack, Mike Boots of the White House Council on Environmental…

MicroSurvey CAD 2015 Enables Highly Efficient Drafting and Design

December 15, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Products

West Kelowna, BC, Canada, Dec. 15, 2014—MicroSurvey is pleased to announce the release of MicroSurvey CAD 2015, a major update to its flagship desktop survey and design program for land surveyors and civil engineers. The latest release is powered by the…

Ghafari Deepens Commitment to Seamless Project Collaboration

Over the last decade, Ghafari has been dedicated to the continuous improvement of our project collaboration practices. With the reality that up to 40% of an architect or engineer’s working day is spent searching for the most current information*, we understand…

Illiana Corridor Project Receives Federal Approval

December 12, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the Illiana Corridor Tier Two Record of Decision, marking the completion of the project's environmental planning phase. With the issuance of the Record of Decision, the FHWA supports the transportation need…

‘KATS’ Project Enables Quantum Increase in Large Truck Inspections

December 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

FRANKFORT, Ky., Dec. 8, 2014—Kentucky’s innovative use of technology for screening large commercial trucks that pass through the Commonwealth has been named 2014 Project of the Year by the Intelligent Transportation Society of the Midwest. The program…