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New Black & Veatch Report Recounts Challenges Faced by U.S. Water Service Providers

June 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 20, 2015—Aging water infrastructure, inadequate capital and the public’s perception of the cost of water for delivery, collection and treatment are creating a crisis for many providers across the United States, according to…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Concludes Visit to Three “Smart Cities”: Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Oslo

OSLO, NORWAY – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week completed a multi-day visit to Copenhagen, Denmark; Amsterdam, The Netherlands;…

Duke Energy Delivers Facts and Figures in Sustainability Report

April 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Renewables

Duke Energy has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, a comprehensive overview of the company's social, environmental and financial performance. This…

Do We Still Need Geospatial Standards?

April 21, 2014 - in Column, Modeling

Since 1994, I have participated in, facilitated, and lead a variety of standards activities. I have helped develop standards in the OGC, OASIS, ISO, OMA, IETF, W3C – the list goes on. Given this commitment to the standards world, you might think that I have…

What Makes a City Resilient?

March 11, 2014 - in Smart Cities

When it comes to addressing civic problems, one of today's buzzwords is "resilience". The United Nations office for disaster risk reduction recently launched a Making Cities Resilient programme; in Wisconsin, the Centre for Resilient Cities opened a research…

Progressive Planning Alternatives for Unpromising Times

January 10, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning

That we face unprecedented global crises is no longer in any doubt. What is in serious doubt is whether we have the capacity and genuine commitment to really change the way we think about, live, and plan for the places we live. In the latest issue of Planning…

BIM Best Practices Session at #AUINFRA #AU2013

December 2, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Modeling

Terry Bennett, Senior Industry Manager, Civil Engineering & Construction at Autodesk moderated a session of BIM Best Practices today at the Infrastructure Symposium in Las Vegas. The panel included a wide perspective on current BIM practice as well as…

45 Top Mayors Pledge Action on Extreme Weather, Launch National Resilience Campaign

June 17, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects

Forty five leading local elected officials today committed to creating more resilient cities, towns, and counties in the face of unprecedented extreme weather and energy challenges that threaten communities across the country. The “Inaugural Signatories”…

Intergraph CTO to Lead Roundtable Discussions at Award-winning Government Conference

June 7, 2013 - in Announcement, Corporate

Intergraph CTO Mark Doherty and senior government IT leaders from across Asia, Europe, Australia and Canada are gathering next week in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for the FutureGov Forum to discuss challenges and solutions in the government sector. FutureGov…

The Infrastructure Workflow is Rapidly Transforming #GWF2013

May 14, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured

The plenary day of the Geospatial World Forum took place this morning in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with presentations from infrastructure information leaders. Present on the stage were leaders from Topcon, Bentley Systems, Autodesk, and HP, with each presenting…