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Atkins Launches New Advisory Business to Manage Uncertainty and Complexity in Infrastructure Delivery

Atkins today announces the launch of a new end-to-end advisory consulting business - Atkins Acuity - that will combine the company’s extensive engineering and master planning capability with new structuring, financing and project preparation expertise. This…

Structural Solutions: Add True Value to Command Fees You Deserve

November 21, 2015 - in Column

Many years ago, I left the security of the engineering firm I worked for right out of school and ventured out on my own. If you had asked me when I was…

SAP and Esri Help Customers Map Their Way to a Better Bottom Line

July 15, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Lifecycle, Maintenance

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the general availability of new innovations, features and functionalities across the SAP HANA(R) platform, analytics,…

California’s Gateway Cities Launch Sophisticated GIS Planning Web Tool

January 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

The 28 municipalities in the Gateway Cities Council of Governments in southeastern Los Angeles County have teamed up to launch a groundbreaking new website, GatewayCOGSiteProspector.org, to attract businesses and jobs. Using Geographic Information System (GIS)…

Siemens Sees Infrastructure Business Reaching Margin Target

November 29, 2013 - in Corporate

German engineer Siemens expects its Infrastructure & Cities (I&C) business, which has been hit by project delays and restructuring, to reach its profitability target this financial year, it said on Wednesday. There has been speculation, brushed off…

Chief Concern in Calgary Elections is City Planning

September 23, 2013 - in Planning

Managing the city's growth and development is the most important election issue for 24 per cent of Calgarians, well ahead of perennial civic topics like taxes, traffic and crime, according to a Calgary Herald/Leger poll. This finding comes as the city planning…

AVEVA Explains How 3D Laser Scanning Helps Shipyards Survive the Downturn

August 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

AVEVA today announced its publication of a new business paper – ‘On the Beam: How 3D laser scanning technology brings new opportunities in ship refitting and conversion’. In this paper, AVEVA examines how rapid, accurate and non-intrusive 3D laser surveying…

Tension with Business Interests Surfaces with Portland’s Latest Land-use Plan

March 21, 2013 - in Planning

Longstanding tensions between the business community and City Hall surfaced last week during a briefing on the ongoing update of Portland’s comprehensive land-use plan. The briefing was held March 14 for business leaders by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability,…

Tension with Business Interests Surfaces with Portland's Latest Land-use Plan

March 21, 2013 - in Planning

Longstanding tensions between the business community and City Hall surfaced last week during a briefing on the ongoing update of Portland’s comprehensive land-use plan. The briefing was held March 14 for business leaders by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability,…

Ordnance Survey Seeks Innovative Ideas to Help British Business Improve Environmental Performance

March 12, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

Budding innovators and entrepreneurs are being asked to contribute ideas that could help businesses improve their environmental performance, with the opportunity to win a slice of a £100,000 development prize fund. The GeoVation Challenge, run by mapping…