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Three Trends Shaping State and Local Contracting

December 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

A new report from Onvia reviews the motivations of government agencies to prioritize procurement efficiencies and innovative technologies in 2015. Innovative and smart technology combined with efficient procurement are helping state and local government…

November – December 2015 TRENDS

November 21, 2015 - in Trends

Advancing Computational Materials Design Researchers at The Pennsylvania State University developed a new type of symmetry operation that will lead to…

Arup Event Discusses the Best Practices for Urban Water Management

November 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

SAO PAULO, Nov. 10, 2015—Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs,…

September – October 2015 TRENDS

September 30, 2015 - in Trends

Construction Backlog Indicator Shows Increased Activity The Association of Building Contractors (ABC) provides a quarterly update on the amount of work its members have booked in the months ahead. The latest report shows a 1-percent expansion during second-quarter…

Construction Management Software Moves More Toward Mobile Use

Construction management software helps construction companies in all aspects of their businesses, from job costing, to project management, to billing and invoicing. This infographic shows data from Capterra and Procore’srecent survey of construction businesses…

More than 89 Million Americans Will “Travel Like a Local” This Summer

July 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

Washington, DC, July 9, 2015—As Americans are into their summer travel, nearly 89 million (57 percent) who plan to vacation in a U.S. city say they will use of public transportation for at least one activity this summer.  More than 156 million Americans…

May – June 2015 TRENDS

June 7, 2015 - in Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some of the top infrastructure stories that shouldn’t be missed. Industry Employment Rebounds and Backlogs…

New Reports on Big Data and Autonomous Driving Launched at the International Transport Forum

May 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Roads

Two new reports launched by the International Transport Forum during the Annual Summit of Transport Ministers in Leipzig, Germany, highlight cutting-edge issues for the transport sector: the use of big data and the trend towards automated cars. Big Data in…

Gate Precast to Tout ‘Design Assist’ at AIA Show

May 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

Atlanta, Ga., May 13, 2015—At this week’s AIA Convention in Atlanta, host chapter platinum sponsor Gate Precast plans to promote the advantages of “Design-Assist Collaboration” during an informational session led by Jim Lewis, Gate’s director of…

March – April 2015 TRENDS

April 4, 2015 - in Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some of the top infrastructure stories that shouldn’t be missed. Index Gauges City Sustainability Globally…