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Up to 70 Percent of Northeast U.S. Coast May Adapt to Rising Seas

March 17, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

Much of the coast from Maine to Virginia is more likely to change than to simply drown in response to rising seas during the next 70 years or so, according to a new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey. The study is based on a new computer model that captures…

New Coastal Flood Risk Model for the UK

February 9, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

Flooding from the sea represents a major threat to the UK; this was demonstrated most recently during the winter of 2013/14, when widespread flooding…

New AVEVA Engage Redefines Engineering Decision Support

October 21, 2015 - in Modeling, Products, Project management

Dubai, UAE, Oct. 21, 2015—AVEVA today announced AVEVA Engage, a unique collaborative decision-support solution for capital projects and operating assets.…

New Tools and Knowledge to Aid in Columbia Plateau Groundwater Management

September 24, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

TACOMA, Wash. — A comprehensive report published today by the U.S. Geological Survey provides new knowledge and tools to aid in the management of critical Columbia Plateau resources while coping with declines in groundwater levels and the uncertainties of…

SKF Launches Innovative New Bearing Rating Life Model

April 13, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Products

Gothenburg, Sweden, April 13, 2015—SKF has launched a pioneering new model that will help engineers to calculate a more realistic bearing rating life by considering more influencing factors than before. The new model is a major step forward for the industry,…

COWI to Map 2.4 Million Building Roofs in Switzerland

December 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management, Planning

COWI has a successful track record in 3D city modelling for both small and large cities throughout Europe and the Middle East. In November 2013 they were awarded the nation-wide 3D roof modelling project of Switzerland for the Swiss National Mapping Agency…

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center: Eyeing the future

November 23, 2013 - in Planning

Every city has a desire to move towards the future, but some do it harder and faster than others. Of the countless cities in the Chinese Mainland, Shanghai ranks as the most modern and developed. Shanghai is the largest city proper by population in the world.…

Seattle 3D Model: A Prototype for Sustainable Urban Development

March 12, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Integrating Seattle’s urban center into a cohesive 3D model began about six years ago when the local office of venerable infrastructure design and engineering firm Parsons Brinkerhoff had several major projects on tap ranging from mixed-used condo development…

Bentley’s SACS Software Help Visualize and Analyze Offshore Wind Turbines

December 2, 2012 - in Energy, Modeling

Bentley Systems today announced the release of SACS version 5.5 – software that expands installation capabilities, integrates new wind turbine platform design functionality, and introduces floating analysis for offshore vessels. Leveraging Bentley’s November…

Bentley's SACS Software Help Visualize and Analyze Offshore Wind Turbines

December 2, 2012 - in Energy, Modeling

Bentley Systems today announced the release of SACS version 5.5 – software that expands installation capabilities, integrates new wind turbine platform design functionality, and introduces floating analysis for offshore vessels. Leveraging Bentley’s November…