Construction

December 18, 2017
[On Demand] 5 Must-See Infrastructure Classes from Autodesk University 2017 premium
Did you make it to Autodesk University (AU) this year? There was a great deal of buzz about infrastructure and the ways in which, in the words of Autodesk’s Theo Agelopoulos, “we can develop more sustainable and resilient infrastructure yet optimize their operations and longevity”. But there were also some great breakout sessions on all […]
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November 28, 2017
How Drones and Civil 3D Speed Construction Site Surveying by 10X premium
Did you know that construction is anticipated to be the largest use case for commercial drones? Drones can collect a site’s progress with a degree of accuracy previously unseen in the industry and reduce the amount of building site materials that end up in landfills. Furthermore, that sensor data can be turned into 3D models, […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
August 30, 2017
[eBook] 10 Steps to BIM for Infrastructure premium
If your agency or organization is thinking of moving to BIM for your infrastructure projects you’re probably wondering where to start. The good news is you are more BIM-ready than you thought. However, that doesn’t mean you can make the move overnight, although it may take less time than you think. In this handy eBook […]
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Government Writer
July 10, 2017
5 “Must-Watch” InfraWorks 360 Classes from Autodesk University premium
Autodesk University (AU) is a great event for anyone looking to explore new innovations in digital design or brush up on their software skills. But not all public sector organizations have the budget to send their CAD teams to AU. No problem! AU has assembled a catalog of on-demand sessions that you can watch for […]
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Government Writer
January 18, 2017
Keep your Entire Construction Team on the Same Page with One Powerful App premium
Keeping track of all the documents involved in any construction or infrastructure project can be quite a headache. RFIs, design changes, estimates, mark-ups, approvals, and more, not forgetting the many-to-many relationships involved in the process. Sub-contractors are on and off the construction site, changes, issues, and requests are sent back and forth, new document sets […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
January 16, 2017
Drones in Construction: New Regulations and Proven Savings to Boost Adoption premium
The world drone market is anticipated to reach $127 billion in 2020, suggests PricewaterhouseCoopers. From real estate surveying and image capture to Hollywood films to hobbyists, the use cases are vast. But drones are also predicted to become a preferred tool for construction sites. Writing for Autodesk’s Redshift blog, Jeff Link reports that construction is […]
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Government Writer
November 1, 2016
5 Reasons Your Agency is More BIM Ready Than You Thought premium
Whether you work in civil engineering, facilities management, or on infrastructure and construction projects, you understand the drivers and benefits of BIM. Yet despite this, there’s a very real chance that you’re not currently embracing BIM. Why is that? We’ve written about some of the reasons on several occasions. Many civil engineers aren’t always involved […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
December 4, 2014
4 Ways to Effectively Archive Your Agency’s Construction Projects premium
You’ve worked hard. The project is done and construction is complete. So, what happens to the project data? The drawings, the specifications, the OEM manuals, and all other associated data have to go somewhere. They can’t just be deleted; plus, space and data storage are always at a premium. So, the trick here is to […]
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August 2, 2011
Some States Still Spending Big on Roads and Highways premium
Despite ongoing news reports of a down economy, at least two states pledged last month to spend big in FY’ 2012 to upgrade their infrastructure including roads, highways and mass-transit systems. California Transportation Commission (CTC) recently announced it has allocated $825 million in new funding for upcoming infrastructure projects. The expense is being touted as a way to create jobs and improve transportation for Californians. Part of the funding is allocated specifically for projects using a design-build project management system that offers a change from the traditional construction projects to create a single point of responsibility and reduce risk and cost. This process is currently being utilized in 32 other states, and many other countries.
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April 26, 2011
Are Bridges in the U.S. Making the Grade? State Rankings Reveal a Grim Reality premium
On August 1, 2007, the I-35 W Bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota collapsed injuring 144 people and killing 13. The official accident report cites the cause for collapse as poor quality control, insufficient design review procedures, and a lack of due diligence in weight monitoring of construction equipment parked on the bridge. Investigative reporter, Bill Dedman, reported the immediately available details of the accident noting the bridge had recently been rated Among the Nation’s Worst. In 2007, the I-35 bridge ranked barely better than 4% of the nation’s bridges.
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