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Three-Quarters of Contractors Using BIM Globally Report Positive ROI on Their BIM Investments

January 9, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Financial, Modeling

Contractors in nine of the world's top construction markets using BIM report that building information modeling (BIM) helps them to improve productivity, efficiency, quality and safety on their projects, as well as their own competitiveness, according to a…

High Speed Rail Transforms China and Doubles Domestic Air Travel

September 24, 2013 - in Transportation

Just five years after China’s high-speed rail system opened, it is carrying nearly twice as many passengers each month as the country’s domestic airline…

Australia’s Ports would Gain an Edge with 3D Mapping Technology

September 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Australia’s ports must adopt cutting-edge spatial technology to navigate a global downturn in shipping and a looming lull in the local mining boom,…

Investing in Infrastructure Could Reduce Our Long-term Debt

January 30, 2013 - in Transportation

Suppose we could enhance our long-run growth prospects, reduce our long-term unemployment problem, and reduce our expected future debt at the same time. Would that be a policy worth pursuing? Infrastructure spending moves people off of couches and into productive…

Saving $1 Trillion by Upgrading Infrastructure

January 18, 2013 - in Corporate

Insufficient or inadequate infrastructure—and the resulting congestion, power outages, and lack of access to safe water and roads—is a global concern according to a recent McKinsey report. Typically, the debate about the growing need for infrastructure…