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.
What a great group from our Conroe office! This is the Water Resources team enjoying one another with some Top Golf… https://t.co/j0uNgDocED
This is exciting stuff for DFW residents, and Halff is proud to be a part of making it happen! https://t.co/ohwhy6hPpp #trails #mobility
Halff is a proud platinum sponsor of the @TexasWCA Texas Water Conservation Association Fall Conference in San Anto… https://t.co/ARuHVnUo1R
Texas Water Conversation Association Fall Conference
San Antonio, TX
Oct. 16 – 17, 2019
SAME Oklahoma City Post – “Meet the Corps & More” Day
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Oct. 23, 2019
57th PBPA Annual Meeting
Oct. 23 – 24, 2019
TPWA One-Day Seminar
Nov. 14, 2019
Red River Valley Association Fall Conference
Wichita Falls, Texas
Nov. 14, 2019
SAME 2019 Federal Small Business Conference
Nov. 20 – 22, 2019
Oklahoma Governor’s Water Conference
Midwest City, Okla.
Dec. 4 – 5, 2019