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Bentley Systems Announces Winners of Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards

October 22, 2020 - in Awards, Featured, News

All Year in Infrastructure 2020 Award winners, finalists, and nominees will be featured in the 2020 Infrastructure Yearbook, which will be published in early 2021.   EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering…

Texas-Sized Joist Girder: A New Flat Roll Steel Mill in Texas Requires Engineers To Think Big

October 9, 2020 - in Articles

By John Barnett and Lloyd Smith The flat roll steel mill being constructed in Sinton, Texas, is the largest ever undertaken by steelmaker Steel Dynamics…

Global Spending in Construction to Reach $17.5 Trillion by 2030, Finds Frost & Sullivan

December 9, 2019 - in Featured, Financial, News

Santa Clara, Calif. – December 9, 2019 – The construction industry is in the middle of a transition toward new business models that are technology-…

Collaborative BIM: Xishi Winter Olympics Square Project Transforms Historic Industrial Zone

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Emergency, Feature, Featured

The 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee contracted Beijing Shougang International Engineering (BSIE) to design and construct an office plaza in Shougang, a historic industrial park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China. The project called for innovative…

From the Editor: There’s No Replacement for ‘Learning by Doing’

August 30, 2017 - in Articles, Column

I recently visited a job site of a friend of mine who is a construction manager. I met with him to discuss the use of emerging drone and reality-capture technologies, but I ended up tagging along as he crisscrossed the site, solving one problem after another.…

SunTrust Park: Project Collaboration Helps Meet Opening Day Deadline for Atlanta Braves

August 7, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Contractor:  American Builders 2017 Architect: Populous Structural Engineer: Walter P. Moore Fabricator: Hirschfeld Industries Modeler/Detailer: BDS VirCon The Atlanta Braves called Turner Field home for nearly 20 years, but time had taken its…

Video: Oroville Dam Spillway Repair

July 17, 2017 - in Supply, Video, Water

Aerial drone footage from the state Department of Water Resources reveals progress on the Oroville Dam. Shot July 11, the video shows concrete being pumped between the stay-in-place forms. It is part of a new foundation and drainage system for the Lake Oroville…

Future Forward: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 14, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

This page profiles innovative and impactful applied research in civil and structural engineering. Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management, a consulting agency for construction companies in New York City. A well-known industry professional…

Renewable Energy: Apple Park Construction, Tech Leaders Make Huge Strides

June 9, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Clean energy has been an increasingly important topic in the United States. Recent attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget have created more fuel for the flame of environmental activism. Although there’s much confusion and concern, there’s…

Future Forward Interview: Use a PERMIT System to Promote Safety on the Job Site

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Patrick Tarrant is the founder and CEO of Crane Management, a consulting agency for construction companies in New York City. A well-known industry professional with more than 40 years of experience, Tarrant is frequently hired as an expert witness in construction…