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ACI’s Concrete Convention and Exposition Comes to Denver in November

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 29, 2015—The Concrete Convention and Exposition is set to take place in Denver, CO, USA, at the Denver Sheraton, November 8-12, 2015. In line with the convention theme of Constructability, the Concrete Convention and Exposition…

PHMSA Invests in Pipeline Transportation Solutions with Research Grants

April 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Pipelines

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is reaching out to universities for out-of-the-box pipeline transportation solutions…

American Concrete Institute Announces Winners of Student Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites Competition

April 14, 2015 - in Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 14, 2015—The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the winners of its 2015 Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites…

Urban Labs Innovation Challenge to Focus on Chicago

March 13, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Planning

CHICAGO, March 10, 2015—Although the work of UChicago Urban Labs is global, its inaugural competition for partners seeks promising ideas that can be implemented in the city of Chicago. The Urban Labs Innovation Challenge seeks to generate evidence on what…

Tekla Announces 2014 Global BIM Award Winners

December 11, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

ATLANTA — December 11, 2014 —Tekla, a Trimble company and global provider of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software to the architectural, engineering and construction markets, has announced the winners of its 2014 Tekla Global BIM Awards. The winners…

Siemens Challenges Engineers to Turn Dream Designs Into 3D Reality

October 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

Siemens Australia is looking to reward up and coming engineers by transforming their big ideas into reality. A highlight of the upcoming Engineers Australia Convention 2014, the Siemens 3D Challenge will see the winning entry walk away with a new 3DSystems…

HUD Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition

September 23, 2014 - in Analysis, Financial, Planning

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition. He was joined by Dr. Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, in announcing that eligible states and…

America’s Top 10 Transportation Projects Competing for Two National Awards

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, AAA, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the 2014 America's Transportation Awards competition top 10 projects. "While all 73 projects nominated deserve recognition for their…

Panama Canal Turns 100 Amid Growing Pains

August 14, 2014 - in Construction, Modeling

The Panama Canal turns 100 this week. Officially opened in 1914, the 77-kilometer channel joins the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the isthmus of Panama.  It made the world smaller, creating a shortcut for cargo ships that ply their trade from east and west. …

EcoWatch Wins €10k Prize in Smart Grid Innovation Hub Start-up Search

March 14, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

EcoWatch has been named ‘Ireland’s Most Promising Start-up’ for a smart-grid solution or service as part of the EirGrid and NDRC all-island Smart Grid Innovation Hub competition. Limerick-based EcoWatch scooped the top prize of up to €10,000 in funding…