In The Know 09-27-2019
The A/E/C industry is ever-changing because of technology, improved processes, strategies, project delivery methods, the workforce and much more. And we love content that is educational, historical, thought-provoking and inspiring.
So we thought we’d share. Here are five articles that caught our eye this week to help keep you in the know.
Robotics is being used around the world to influence city planning and development. How? Through public services and transport, and having a more informed management of urban resources, to name a few ways. Here’s more on evolving “robot cities.”
Engineering News-Record has announced its Global Best Projects Awards winners for 2019. A panel of industry judges examined design and construction challenges, benefits to the local community and dedication to quality, innovation and safety—with a special emphasis on the diversity of global project teams and their collaboration. Repairs to a palace at a UNESCO World Heritage site in Nepal, made necessary following a 2015 earthquake, earned the project of the year nod.
What benefits will unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, have for the construction industry in the decade to come? This Geospatial World video shares some insights.
American Airlines has finished moving into its new corporate campus in Fort Worth. The new headquarters building is called Skyview 8 and is part of a $350 million expansion of the campus, which was built in the 1950s. Take a tour.
The National Transportation Safety Board said this week every state should require all natural gas infrastructure projects be reviewed and approved by a licensed Professional Engineer. There are 19 states that do have that requirement in place, but most still don’t require the oversight.
Stormwater drainage relief is coming to Dallas! The Mill Creek Tunnel is the largest tunnel currently under constru… https://t.co/OqCwjbHjlx
Case study: A facility redesign, aggressive schedule and site location challenges called for an #integrateddesign a… https://t.co/XhHLoUfoAN
Congratulations to @wtsarkansas on hosting your first luncheon! Halff is proud to be a founding partner, and we loo… https://t.co/Y3ZeHUTLwC