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Change Leaders Interview: Technology Is Changing Construction More Than Ever Before

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Investing in the most advanced technologies for surveying and monitoring projects has become essential, marking a turning point for an industry that often has been considered slow to change. To better understand this new trend and its impact, V1 sought out…

Watch How Tappan Zee Bridge’s Main Span Towers Will be Constructed

March 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done. Work on the massive $4-billion project has reached the 50 percent mark two years after it started,…

Greg Bentley Interview Part 2: Lifecycle Management, Productizing Services and Tech Uptake in Construction

January 23, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Greg Bentley, the CEO of Bentley Systems, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London…

RIB Software and Autodesk Collaborate to Deliver an Integrated 5D BIM Solution for Construction

October 26, 2016 - in News, Products

We all know intuitively that construction is an important industry to global economic health – and organizations, including the World Economic Forum, have recently heralded the need for change in the industry to unlock the potential to serve the needs of…

Better BIM: Laser Scanning Improves Accuracy and Speed in Onsite Data Acquisition

October 14, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Chew Beow Kwan Building information modeling (BIM) first came about in the 1970s, but its methods have been refined considerably since then. Widely used by city planners, architects and civil engineers today, BIM enables stakeholders to better make high-impact…

Milwaukee Construction Activity Picks Up in 2016

July 28, 2016 - in Construction, Lifecycle

Mortenson Construction has released its quarterly Construction Cost Index Report for Milwaukee along with five other metropolitan areas in the U.S.  According to the report, construction activity in Milwaukee has grown 2 percent over the last two quarters…

AECOM Wins Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Contract

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016 — AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide program management and construction management (PM/CM) services at the Dallas/Fort…

World’s Largest Telescope to Be Placed on Chilean Mountain Top

July 6, 2016 - in Construction, Projects

Take some of the world’s most sensitive astronomical instruments including more than 900 mirrors with a diameter of up to 4.5 meters - 798 of them are hexagonal and extremely vulnerable to changes in temperature and mechanical shock. Add some very advanced…

Kestrel Introduces the 5200 Professional Environmental Meter

July 6, 2016 - in Construction, Products, Sensors

Boothwyn, PA, June 30, 2016 – Kestrel Weather Instruments, a Nielsen-Kellerman brand, has launched the Kestrel 5200 Professional Environmental Meter to the construction industry to provide weather and building performance readings critical to delivering…

Construction Work Begins on Foster + Partners’ New Slussen Masterplan

July 1, 2016 - in Construction, Projects

Today marks a unique moment in Stockholm’s history as work starts on site at Slussen, located at the heart of the historic city and its archipelago. The construction of the New Slussen is one of the largest urban transformation projects in Sweden. It was…