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Why the IT Director Should be Heading up Rail Health and Safety

January 11, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

What you know is not important... it’s what you don’t that is critical for many businesses; it is these areas of non-visibility which can expose Boards to real risk. This is why management and executive teams need access to quick and accurate information…

Toxins Found in Fracking Fluids and Wastewater, Study Shows

January 7, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

In an analysis of more than 1,000 chemicals in fluids used in and created by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Yale School of Public Health researchers…

Innovyze Ships InfoWater 2D: Next Generation of Two-Dimensional Modeling of Water Spill from Catastrophic Main Breaks

January 6, 2016 - in Analysis, Products, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Jan. 5, 2016—Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today…

First ASSESS Congress to be Held January 20-22, 2016 in Potomac, Maryland

December 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

Bethesda, Md., Dec. 22, 2015—Cyon Research and the ASSESS Initiative announce the First ASSESS Congress, which will be January 20-22 in Potomac, Maryland at the Bolger Center. The ASSESS 2016 Congress is centered on two intersecting domains: the first is…

Autodesk Adds Tools for Environmental Performance from Building to City Scale

November 18, 2015 - in Energy, Products, Smart Cities

Autodesk significantly expanded their portfolio of energy and water analysis tools that span the spectrum of design through operations for individual buildings all the way up to the city and district level. These new solutions, unveiled at Greenbuild 2015,…

Gov. Wolf Announces Expanded PennDOT Technology Pilot to Track Over 700 Plow Trucks

October 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Sensors

Harrisburg, Pa.—This winter season, more than 700 plow trucks covering interstates and expressways statewide will be outfitted with technology to improve location and operations information through a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) pilot…

Electronic E-PASS Tool Provides a Quicker Way to Analyse Buildings’ Renovation Needs

October 1, 2015 - in Analysis, Buildings, Maintenance, Products

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a free electronic tool for the construction industry, housing associations and home-owners, which makes it easier to evaluate the impact of different kinds of energy improvements. VTT’s E-PASS tool identifies…

Innovyze InfoMaster Connects with WinCan Automated Data Import to Power Smart Wastewater Asset Management

September 29, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

Broomfield, Colo., Sept. 29, 2015 — Expanding the boundaries of smart water network innovation, Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the addition of automated data…

Researchers Use Microwaves to Test Concrete and Aluminum for Flaws

September 16, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate

An electrical engineer at Missouri University of Science and Technology is using microwave energy to test concrete and rehabilitated aluminum, and in the future her work could lead to safer bridges and aircraft parts. Dr. Kristen Donnell, an assistant professor…

FHWA and AASHTO Release Findings on Guardrail Terminal Crash Analysis

September 14, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Roads

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2015—Real-world crash data collected and evaluated by a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)/American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) joint task force suggest that extruding w-beam guardrail end terminals…