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O’Hare Unveils a $1.3 billion Infrastructure Plan

February 2, 2016 - in Construction, Projects

CHICAGO, February 1, 2016—Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago, U.S. Senators Durbin and Kirk, representatives from United and American Airlines, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday announced a nearly $1.3 billion infrastructure…

Beijing New Airport Project Extends Construction Information Management System Contract with Trimble

December 10, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Project management

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 8, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced a contract extension for Beijing's New Airport Project. In April, Trimble won…

Expect Modest Growth in 2016 U.S. Transportation Construction Market

December 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

WASHINGTON—The likely passage of a five-year federal surface transportation bill, increased investment from state and local governments, and continued…

FAA Issues $27 Million Grant for Replacement Airport in North Dakota

October 6, 2015 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a $27 million Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant to the City of Williston, N.D. to purchase land to build a new airport and meet growing aviation…

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…

Richmond International Airport Hires Timmons Group to Design and Implement Enterprise GIS

September 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Transportation

Richmond, VA, Sept. 4, 2015 - The Richmond International Airport (RIC) contracted with Timmons Group, a national geospatial consulting firm to design and implement an Enterprise GIS. The Enterprise GIS will support Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airports…

New Zealand Company Completes Pacific’s First NZ$80 million Flyover

August 26, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Design/Engineering

The Pacific’s first four-lane overpass, the Kumul Flyover built by New Zealand’s Hawkins Group, was officially opened today by the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Hon. Peter O’Neill. The Kumul Flyover will provide a faster travel route from Jacksons…

Thames Hub Airport – Reaction to the Airports Commission Final Report

July 1, 2015 - in Planning, Projects

July 1, 2015—The only long-term answer to the question posed to the Airports Commission, "how do we maintain our global aviation hub status" is a brand new 4-runway 24 hour airport to the east of the capital, the Thames Hub. It is a bold, flexible, future-proof…

CH2M HILL Partners with Parsons on Mexico City’s New Airport

March 23, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate

March 16, 2015—With Parsons as prime consultant, CH2M HILL—a global full-service consulting, design, construction and operations firm—is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Government of Mexico as a major member of the Program Management…

PennDOT Announces Investments in Six Airports to Upgrade Facilities, Improve Safety

February 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Harrisburg, Pa., Feb. 24-2015–Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that a $9.7 million state investment will improve safety and operations at six Pennsylvania airports. "With aviation supporting thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania, it's…