NEWS & PERSPECTIVES
Headlines -- November 1, 2011
» Construction Underway on New Patient Tower at St. Jude Medical Campus in Fullerton
FULLERTON, Calif. – The design/build team of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., and TAYLOR, are working with St. Joseph Health System to build a new patient tower, parking structure and central utility plant at the St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif. Located on the northern side of the existing medical campus at Bastanchury Road and Harbor Boulevard, site preparation has been underway since December 2010, and the new tower officially broke ground during a private ceremony on September 25, 2011.
Headlines -- October 27, 2011
» Boost your BIM collaboration with new version of Tekla BIMsight Tekla
Becoming a part of the toolkit for construction professionals Tekla BIMsight continues to evolve and now offers improved collaboration tools for construction projects. As before, it is still the easiest BIM tool available for everyone in the construction industry to download and share over the Internet for free.
Headlines -- October 19, 2011
» Dexter + Chaney announces formation of Construction Operations Group Dexter + Chaney
SEATTLE, Wash.: Dexter + Chaney (www.dexterchaney.com) has announced the creation of a new business unit focused on innovative technology solutions for construction operations. The Dexter + Chaney Operations Group will deliver new construction software platforms and applications to those involved in construction operations across all phases of the project lifecycle, from pre-construction through live construction.
» Autodesk and Gehry Technologies to work together to improve the way buildings are designed and constructed Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, and Gehry Technologies, a technology and services provider to building owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, fabricators, and other building industry professionals worldwide, announced a strategic business relationship today. The new agreement will help architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals to more fully realize the benefits of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process to meet the demands of today’s competitive building industry.
Headlines -- October 11, 2011
» CSC releases Revit Integrator CSC
Leading structural software developer, CSC, today announces the release of its ground breaking new BIM integration tool, Revit Integrator. This unique and free tool enables structural engineers and technicians to synchronize models between Autodesk Revit Structure and CSC's steel building design software, Fastrak, and concrete building design software, Orion.
Headlines -- October 4, 2011
» Workflow, training and support content for Autodesk Revit Structure added to Pinnacle Series Eagle Point Software
DUBUQUE, Iowa – Eagle Point Software Corporation announced the release of its Pinnacle Series for Structural Engineering. This revolutionary technology delivers multiple implementation, training and support resources in a single, concise user interface. Through a combination of software and services, design professionals access onscreen workflow, cheat sheet & video content, and receive unlimited live training and technical support.
Project of the Month
Making history with bridges
May 25, 2011
Using enterprise-wide project management software, the Utah Department of Transportation was able to complete the United States' largest bridge reconstruction project within budget, while reducing overall construction time from three years to two years.