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How Payment Integration Automates the Receipt Process and Improves Cash Flow

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 The availability to pay electronically has become increasingly popular in B2B. Accepting ACH payments eliminates the traditional paper check and gets money in the bank sooner. But what if your organization took it one step further with payment receipt integration into your ERP? Join us for this webinar as we discuss […]

Extending Infrastructure Life Using FEVE Bridge Coatings

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 In this one hour course, we will discover the strengths and advantages of FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats for both new bridges and maintenance re-coating of existing bridges. We will review the decades-long history of real-time and accelerated testing of FEVE fluoropolymer coatings in Japan due to their extensive use on bridge infrastructure. […]

Driving Consistent Performance Using Technology

October 29, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT During these unprecedented times, AE finance and accounting leaders have adjusted their business processes to help their teams be successful in the “new normal”. With remote work here to stay, technology will continue to play a major role in driving this success. Join EleVia Software and Chris […]

Newforma & Autodesk BIM 360 – Working Together

Chasing specific business applications to solve a unique challenge used to be the answer to one problem, except as the technology stack grows, so does the disjointedness. This problem introduces more data and workflow challenges to be solved. As the construction technology landscape continues to evolve, one solution will not be the answer to today’s […]

Economic Floor Systems with Composite Steel Joists

Composite steel construction has been recognized for a number of years as one of the most economical systems for constructing building floors. This webinar will focus on information contained within SJI’s “2nd Edition CJ-Series Composite Joists,” which includes the standard specifications, weight tables, bridging tables and code of standard practice; share how one can utilize SJI’s […]

Leadership Skills for AEC Professionals

Starting October 29, 2020 Register Now Overview: Practical leadership skills are vital to the health and success of every company in any industry. Effective leaders motivate their teams to achieve exceptional results, inspire others to be better than they thought possible, and create an environment where their team is focused and working towards a common […]

The Principals Academy

Starting October 13, 2020 Register Now Overview: With the uncertainty of traveling to In-Person events, Zweig Group has created a NEW virtual seminar program. This is a 6-week program of 2 hours each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. These meetings will be a mix of presentations as well as open-ended Q&A sessions. This […]

Elevating Doer-Sellers: Business Development for AEC Professionals

Starting October 26, 2020 Register Now Program Overview: This is a six-week program of one hour each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. These meetings will be a mix of presentations as well as open-ended Q&A sessions. Elevating Doer-Sellers: Business Development for AEC Professionals is specifically developed to help design and […]

Steel Joists for Any Application – Specialty Profiles

Steel joists and Joist Girders can be used to construct more than just flat roofs. This session will provide designers with details and design guidance to help with these situations. Included will be guidance on designing and detailing steel joists in pitched roofs, curved roofs and hip roof framing details. Learning Objectives of Webinar Identify […]

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Herding the Dollars: Cash Flow Management for AEC

Watch Now About The Webinar The conversion of projects into cash – and every step from the timesheet to the invoice to the bank account – is important for the survival of any business. With a median average collection period of 70 days, AEC firms may not be able to control every aspect of the […]

Leveraging Your ERP System for Effective Virtual Work

Description: Join this session to learn how to leverage your Deltek Vision and Vantagepoint ERP systems to better perform in today’s ever-changing environment. You will see a live presentation on how to utilize Electronic Invoicing (EI) to better manage your invoicing process.  You will also hear first-hand from Dawn Dostie of TRC on how EI […]

Ask the Experts: Becoming a Mobile Workforce

Description Your projects have no room for error, yet many engineering projects have several challenges that can make this seem impossible. The fact that teams are working out of the office more than before – either from a home office, or at a job site, or visiting clients – means that they need immediate access […]

The Case for Tax Incentives for AEC

Description: This is a dive into recent AEC federal and tax court cases involving two very lucrative tax incentives. 1. The Research Tax Credit (aka) the R&D tax credit or R&D tax credit 2. 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction We will walk through cases involving architects, engineers, and even a specialty subcontractor as they […]

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Understanding Key Financial Statistics in the AEC Industry

Financial statistics and ratios are crucial to assessing your firm’s financial health. Zweig Group’s Financial Performance Report of AEC Firms helps firms compare their performance against industry norms, comparable firms, and specific performance categories. This webinar will highlight several key financial statistics, how they are calculated, and what the industry trends for each measure look […]

Elevate Your Business – Understanding the Why and How of Unmanned Systems in Engineering and Construction Firms

The integration of unmanned systems is exponentially growing throughout all industries. This webinar will guide professionals of the engineering and construction industry on the benefits of adopting new technology in the form of UAVs and the process of achieving all certifications and licenses to fit regulation standards. Adopting new technological advancements will give your firm […]

Introduction to Skimmer Sediment Basins – Basics of Design to Advanced Modeling

Most States now require sediment basins to discharge utilizing outlet structures that withdraw from the surface. Skimmers are the most common and cost-effective way to meet this requirement. This webinar provides information on the basics of how skimmer work and why they are utilized, importance of understanding flow rate and detailed information on how to […]

Un-Complicating the Stabilization Selection Process – Part II

The first part of this webinar discussed the functions of a Turf Reinforcement Mat (TRM), the importance of hydraulic testing, and the critical need to validate TRM performance in various hydraulic scenarios prior to use. The second part of this webinar will focus on the remaining considerations for designing with TRMs, such as appropriate applications, […]

Advancing the Civil Design Review Process with Model-Based Reviews

Traditional methods of coordinating design work-in-progress often hinder productivity with duplicate design artifacts and disjointed workflows. You need to find ways to eliminate these issues to work more efficiently and deliver your best results. Join this webinar to learn how you can streamline your civil design review workflows and improve the quality assurance of design […]

Research & Design Tax Credits: Why Designers Qualify

Register Here This 4 module virtual workshop serves as an overview of current rules and legislation governing the Federal Research and Development (R&D) tax credit, how it applies to the AEC industries. Learn about recent law changes and the types of activities that qualify for the R&D tax credit and expenses included in the tax credit […]

New Methods for Ponding Analysis of Open Web Steel Joist Roofs

This webinar will review roof ponding requirements in the SJI 2015 Specifications, IBC 2015, ASCE 7-16, the International Plumbing Code (2015), FM Global and the AISC 2016 Specification. The recently improved SJI Roof Bay Analysis Tool will also be discussed. This tool assists the engineer in selecting the most economical joist bay configuration and now […]

Your Employees: The Most Important Asset You’re Neglecting

Business leaders often declare that employees are their most important assets. But few employers truly define what that means in their workplace.  Employer commitment to employees and their success is one of the top 5 drivers of happiness at work, according to the 2019 MetLife US Employee Benefits Study.  When employees are supported, they’re more […]

Un-Complicating the Stabilization Selection Process – Part I

Selecting the right material for channel and bank stabilization is critical, but the selection process is often complicated by limited performance criteria, abundance of new materials, and limited installation information. Stabilization methods incorporating native vegetation are increasing in popularity because they are engineered to provide stability and enhance overall project designs. Traditionally, performance criteria for […]

If Your Firm is so Successful, Where is All the Money?

If your firm takes pride in its ability to practice engineering that endures, you owe it to yourself and your clients to make your firm equally sustainable. Join us in this exciting webinar presented by Steven Burns, FAIA, Chief Creative Officer at BQE Software. With more than 20 years of experience managing a successful architectural […]

Properly Specifying Steel Joists

Open web steel joists are an efficient, economical method of framing building floors and roofs, but there are some basics that should be covered in the structural design and specifying process. This presentation will highlight the current codes and specifications that apply to steel joist construction and provide insight into the best way to plan […]

Protect Soil Slopes & Walls with GEOWEB® 3D Soil Confinement

Soil slopes are naturally susceptible to erosion and soil walls need to be fortified against settlement, surcharge loading and collapse. Failure of slopes can lead to unsafe and unsightly conditions, landscape and property damage, and costly repairs. Using GEOWEB® 3D geocells, soil slopes are protected against erosive forces, and can be counted on to last […]

TRB Webinar: Design and Construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Structures

Design and construction professionals are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar will provide an overview of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls and ground improvement methods. MSE structures allow for stabilization in soil environments that typically are not conducive to settlement and provide […]

Overcome anchor design challenges with PROFIS Engineering Suite

Say hello to PROFIS Engineering Suite, a new cloud-based fixture design software changing the game for the engineering/construction industry. Join us to learn how PROFIS Engineering Suite enables automatic and advanced calculating, easy specifying and integrated BIM modeling – increasing productivity and improving value. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how you can reduce connection […]

Dollars for Design: Optimizing the R&D Tax Credit for AEC

1 FREE PDH You are paying too much in taxes. Over 70% of AEC firms and their owners are not claiming a very powerful tax incentive – the Research & Development Tax Credit. Are you missing out on dollars for a design that could give you a competitive advantage? This course will cover eligibility requirements […]

Concrete Innovations

By Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, LEED AP. Executive Vice President, Structures and Sustainability, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Brian Lemay, Research Assistant Intern, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Credit: 1 LU/HSW Course Number: ZG082019CS Sponsored by: Course Overview: Concrete is the material of choice for the tallest buildings in the world and infrastructure designed to last […]

Is your engineering firm prepared for the AI revolution?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing industries across the board. By utilizing tons of data, the computer system can perform behaviors associated with human intelligence, such as speech recognition, decision-making, and learning. While enterprise adoption of AI has grown 270% over the past four years, engineers have been slow to adopt the new technology. Some fear […]

Erosion & Sediment Control on Linear Utility Projects

Hold on for a non-stop one-hour webinar ride! Review innovative design features for erosion, sediment, and turbidity control for linear utility applications. Pick up new technologies as a plan designer that you can incorporate into your next SWPPP. Obtain tips as a project manager to deliver environmental protection components of your job on budget and […]

Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists (Part II)

This is part two of a two-part series to discuss and demonstrate the methods to modify existing open web steel joists for revised loading conditions. This webinar parallels the Steel Joist Institute publication, Technical Digest No. 12 “Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders”. View Part I Learning Objectives of Webinar […]

Managing a Successful Engineering Firm in the Cloud

Few things create more dread to an engineering firm than having to deal with project and office management. If only we had more time to spend doing what we love and attracted us to the profession in the first place. This webinar will look into the latest cloud technologies that are designed specifically for the […]

Insulating Concrete Forms for Multifamily Residential Construction

By Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, LEED AP and Tien Peng, Assoc AIA, LEED AP+, PMP Credit: 1 LU/HSW Course Number: ZG062019CS Sponsored by: Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, educates the building and design communities and policymakers on the benefits of ready mixed concrete, and encourages its use as […]

Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists (Part I)

This is part one of a two-part series to discuss and demonstrate the methods to modify existing open web steel joists for revised loading conditions. This webinar parallels the Steel Joist Institute publication, Technical Digest No. 12 “Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders”. Learning Objectives of Webinar Identifies the key […]

Presto Geosystems Managing Stormwater
through LID & GI

Today’s increasingly stringent environmental regulations continue to create the need for Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) management on project sites. New and innovative ways must be used to limit hard surfaces such as parking lots, walkways, and emergency access lanes. Land access is at a premium, and areas of environmental protection are […]

Best Practices for Email Management

Email in the AEC industry is out of control. How many emails do you receive in a day? In a month? Over the course of an entire project? How do you organize that information and share it with the rest of the team? How do you connect and relate project correspondence to other project items, […]

PYRAWALL® – The Most Durable Vegetated Wall Solution

Balancing the required performance of an engineered solution with its environmental impact is becoming more and more critical. When constructing reinforced soil walls, hard structural facing panels and modular blocks have been the traditional choice for durability. However, the demand for green-friendly infrastructure continues to grow, leading engineers to look for ways to design these […]

5 Simple Steps to Modernize Your Firm — Moving your Project Management, Billing and Accounting to Mobile and Cloud

This webinar aired on May 16, 2019 With all the technology available today it’s complicated to know what will help impact your bottom line, how much time it will take to implement, and how to make those decisions. However, choosing a unified project management is an essential part of a successful firm. Join BQE Software […]

Design and BIM Managers: How Industry Trends Are Changing How Projects are Delivered

The world is changing. Projects have become more complex, new standards of work have been introduced, and firms face increasing expectations to drive better project outcomes. As digital transformation has swept the engineering, architecture, and construction (AEC) industry, it has become critical for design project managers to watch these trends and adapt accordingly in order […]

Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI)

Coming to a Highway Near You: An Insightful Solution to Your DDI Design Highways are shifting to more and more DDIs and a well-designed DDI has the potential to improve safety, reduce traffic delays, and save costs over traditional interchanges. Designers are faced with the challenge of balancing competing factors, such as the footprint and […]

A Closer Look: Advanced Engineering for Fabric Buildings

Steel-framed fabric buildings use familiar construction methods, and have nearly identical considerations when it comes to engineering and quality. By examining the familiar engineering principles and examining the materials and methods used in these buildings before, during and after construction, you will have a thorough understanding of fabric buildings and how they compare to other […]

Congress’ Definition of R&D: Why Designers Qualify for the Research Tax Credit

In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, you need every edge that you can get to boost your firm’s after-tax profits. Beyond the usual ways to increase revenue and contain operating expenses, did you know that there is a little-used research and development (R&D) tax credit that you can use to decrease your firm’s federal and state […]

The Federal and State R&D Tax Credit: How to Reduce the High-Cost of U.S. Labor Expense

In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, you need every edge that you can get to boost your firm’s after-tax profits.  Beyond the usual ways to increase revenue and contain operating expenses, did you know that there is a little-used research and development (R&D) tax credit that you can use to decrease your firm’s federal and state […]

Cross-laminated timber

Watch Civil + Structural Engineer’s latest FREE webinar while earning your PDH! You will hear from the executive vice president of operations at Nabholz Corp., Rob Dodd, who will discuss the challenges of introducing a new product to a region, the intense pre-planning process, and the logistics of delivering this unique lumber for the first-of-its […]

Elements of Fabric Structures

To the consumer, buildings are a singular item – with all the materials plus construction purchased as a unit. To the engineer, it can be helpful to break the building down to the components and then assemble them – carefully considering each element of the building individually and as part of the whole. This webinar […]

Unseen Art: A Labyrinth Weir System
Protecting Priceless Art

Brent Massey, principal and VP of operations at CEI Engineering Associates Inc., talks about the challenges of designing and installing a labyrinth weir system beneath the north and south halls at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. This video, filmed at the CEI office and on location at the museum, covers four […]

Improving Firm Profitability through Project Accounting

For engineering firms, capturing billable time and expenses, developing accurate budgets and forecasts, and maximizing profitability should always be among your top priorities. Project accounting provides you with the ability to accurately assess and monitor budgets and measure the financial performance of projects. This webinar explains the importance of project accounting and how it allows […]

The Engineering Behind Fabric Buildings

Fabric structures on a rigid steel frame use modern design and engineering techniques – enabling custom design options and code adherence. These are permanent or semi-permanent buildings, with a superior interior environment, resistance to corrosion, lower life cycle costs and rapid installation. Attend this webinar to learn the advantages of engineered fabric structures and why […]

Using Business Intelligence Software to Boost Profitability

Imagine making the right decision for your business every single time. Imagine everyone in your firm knowing what they are supposed to be working on and what it means for your business. The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in managing business, resources, and projects is a relatively new idea. However the firms that […]

Permanent + Research Tax Credit =
Competitive Advantage for Architecture

This webinar broadcast serves as an overview of current rules and legislation governing the Federal Research and Development (R&D) tax credit, how it applies to the A\E\C industries. Learn about recent law changes and  the types of activities that qualify for the R&D tax credit and expenses included in the tax credit calculation. If you are […]

OpenRoads Designer: Solving Civil Design Critical Business Issues

OpenRoads Designer blends traditional engineering workflows for plan, profile, and cross-sections with 3D parametric modeling to enable the model-centric creation of all design and construction deliverables. OpenRoads Designer supports all aspects of a detailed roadway design including survey, geotechnical, drainage, subsurface utilities, terrain, road, roadway furniture, and more. OpenRoads Designer helps solve your critical business […]

Creating and Maintaining FE Mesh for Structural Designs: There’s a Better Way!

More and more civil and structural engineers are being asked to work iteratively with designers and architects.  As timelines shrink, the efficiencies required to complete complex projects become more important. One of the most time-consuming aspects of complex projects is that of creating, generating and maintaining the project’s finite element (FE) mesh.  Typically, a process […]

Roundabout Fastest Path, Fastest Speeds, and Speed Consistency Calculations as per NCHRP 672 and Torus

One primary influence on the safety performance of a Modern Roundabout are the speeds at which vehicles will travel within the facility. This webinar focuses on the analysis tools and method provided by the NCHRP Guideline to evaluate speed, and then looks at how speed-informed design can be accomplished in the TORUS Roundabouts software. In […]

Hazard Pay: How to Protect Profits From the Digital Data Explosion

Emails, transmittals, submittals, RFIs, field reports, punch lists and other forms of project information flood an engineer’s workday. Time spent managing information steals time from design and client service. Paper documents and manual tracking are no longer up to the task. Fortunately, just as software is to blame for generating so much data, it’s also […]

Stormwater Storage Facility and Rainwater Harvesting – A Community Partnership

Project Description The Village of Northbrook’s Wescott Park project creatively combines green infrastructure with large-scale flood mitigation. In order to alleviate recurring flooding in the Village’s Sunset Fields Subdivision, the Village constructed a 23.7-acre foot underground stormwater storage facility in Wescott Park. With funding assistance provided by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, […]

The Value of Intelligent 3D Bridge BIM in Transportation Projects

Using intelligent 3D BIM processes and technology in bridge projects enhances communication among project stakeholders, increases productivity, improves safety, reduces time and cuts costs. BIM processes provide increased effective collaboration, which drives enhanced decision making. By using integrated technology tools and processes that enable 3D Bridge BIM design and construction to be optimized, costs can […]

Advantages of Today’s Tension Fabric Structures

This webcast will give you an understanding of how technology has modernized tension fabric structures. No longer suitable only for simple storage buildings, fabric structures on rigid steel frames have the same capabilities as traditional buildings, but with the capacity to customize to specific needs and budgets. With buyers ranging from small business owners to […]

LATEST EVENT NEWS

The Principals Academy

Starting October 13, 2020 Register Now Overview: With the uncertainty of traveling to In-Person events, Zweig Group has created a NEW virtual seminar program. This is a 6-week program of 2 hours each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. These meetings will be a mix of presentations as well as open-ended Q&A sessions. This […]

Registration Open for DFI’s VIRTUAL SuperPile 2020 — June 18-19, 2020

Hawthorne, N.J. (May 12, 2020):  Registration is now open for Virtual SuperPile 2020, taking place June 18-19 from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST each day. Hosted in partnership with ADSC, the conference includes two half-day sessions of online panel discussions and presentations on some of the most contemporary topics in the foundations industry today. […]

The Woodlands at Furman to Hold Groundbreaking for Multi-Million Dollar Expansion Project

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The long-awaited expansion at The Woodlands at Furman, the Upstate’s only University-Based Retirement Community (UBRC), will kick off Friday, January 31 at 3:30 p.m. with a very special groundbreaking.   The Woodlands at Furman president Mary Lou Merkt will be joined by Furman University president Elizabeth Davis, Woodlands VP for Operations Rick Brackett, […]

Evolution of Conference

By Chad Clinehens “We invite you to celebrate the industry while learning from its best-performing firms and leaders.” Growth has been a Zweig Group mantra since its founding in 1988. Driving evolution and elevating the industry continue as core to our mission. Twenty years ago, Zweig Group created the Hot Firm Conference, originally inspired by […]

SEAA Announces 2020 Convention Program

Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA), will hold its 48th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Charleston, S.C., April 1-3, 2020. Keynote speaker Bob McCall, kicks off convention with his presentation on “Getting Safety Performance to the Next Level.” He draws on more than 30 years of experience in the utility industry, […]

ADOT to host Small & Disadvantaged Business Transportation Expo

Event helps firms learn about transportation opportunities PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Transportation and partner agencies will hold an event Thursday, March 12, highlighting project opportunities to owners of small businesses and companies qualifying for the agency’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. The 2020 DBE & Small Business Transportation Expo, scheduled for 7 a.m. […]

Jury Duty

Bentley Systems Amazes at Singapore Conference Richard Massey I recently returned from The Year in Infrastructure 2019, a conference and awards gala hosted by Bentley Systems, Incorporated. The four-day October event in Singapore was a global celebration of technology and infrastructure, as industry experts selected 18 award winners from an impressive 571 project nominations, which came […]

Registration Opens for 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit

Early bird pricing and new basecamp training courses available at networking event Columbia, MD (October 24, 2019)—Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. announces open registration for its fifth Vectorworks Design Summit. From April 22 to April 24, 2020 in San Diego, California at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, design professionals, educators and students in the […]

NPCA’s Precast Days 2019 – Registration Ends Soon!

Time is running out to register for NPCA’s Precast Days 2019! Don’t miss out on this unique educational opportunity for engineers, specifiers, academia and the construction community to get an up-close experience of precast concrete manufacturing, technology and engineering design at a local precast plant. Between October 21 and November 1, NPCA members will open […]

America’s Engineering Industry Helped Build Chicago. Now It’s Coming Back

On October 13th, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) – the voice of America’s engineering industry – will hold its annual conference in one of America’s greatest cities; Chicago, Illinois. “America’s engineers shape our world and our industry provides significant value to society,” ACEC President and CEO Linda Darr. “From the buildings we live […]

Balfour Beatty marks National Inclusion Week with collaborative industry panel discussion

This week, Balfour Beatty joined forces with Tarmac and Atkins to discuss diversity and inclusion in the construction and infrastructure industry. Held during National Inclusion Week, the session was led by senior management and explored the representation of women in leadership roles, how to attract diverse talent to address the industries skills shortage and how […]

MBTA, Keolis, and Transit Police to Partner with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver to Raise Awareness during Third Annual Rail Safety Week

On September 20, 2019, at South Station, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, MBTA Transit Police Chief Kenneth Green, and others kicked off the beginning of the nation’s third annual Rail Safety Week. Developed by Operation Lifesaver, Inc., a public safety non-profit dedicated to rail safety education, this year’s Rail Safety Week is September 22 – 28, […]

Create + Construct Symposium Explores Resiliency and Building Performance in New York City October 15

New York, NY; September 19, 2019 – Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) will convene a diverse group of architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) experts with building owners and city officials for a full-day discussion on resiliency and building performance. The Create + Construct technical symposium returns to New York City on October 15, coming to its original host […]

MAGINiT Technologies Partners with CanBIM Toronto to host the Owners Symposium

IMAGINiT Technologies brings together three leading experts who will share how they have successfully transformed their 2D approach to a Building Information Model (BIM) solution that integrates facilities management (FM) and reality capture. Hear what they have to say at the CanBIM Owners Symposium being held at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto, ON on September […]

Abstracts Being Accepted for DFI’s SuperPile ‘20 — June 3-5, 2020, St. Louis, Missouri

Hawthorne, N.J. – Abstracts are being accepted for presentations at SuperPile ’20, a piling design and construction conference being hosted by DFI in partnership with ADSC. Abstracts are due September 27, 2019, and can be submitted at www.dfi.org/SuperPile20. The 13th annual SuperPile Conference is taking place at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark in Missouri. […]

TM Robotics exhibiting at The Assembly Show 2019

The Assembly Show 2019 will host over 315 exhibitors over three days, along with educational seminars on the newest technology in assembly equipment. Through live demonstrations, visitors can witness the potential of new launches in assembly technology, helping them make informed purchasing decisions. TM Robotics’ demonstrations include the THE400 SCARA robot, one of the latest […]

Top Federal Agency Water Officials to Rollout National Water Reuse Action Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on February 27, 2019 that it would facilitate the development of a national Water Reuse Action Plan (WRAP) to foster the growth of water recycling as an important component of integrated water resources management. Join EPA’s Assistant Administrator for Water, Dave Ross, and top water officials from other […]

Automechanika Shanghai reveals its future roadmap at the 15th edition celebrations

Promotional activities rev up ahead of Automechanika Shanghai’s 15th edition. On 2 September, celebrations jumped into action at the Bellagio Shanghai. Over 180 industry leaders, organizers, long-time supporters, partners, and media came together to reflect upon the show’s history and place in the market. The event also laid out the show’s future roadmap under the […]

In Touch with the Dutch at PPXX in Amsterdam

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has highlighted the promotional and networking opportunities of its next conference and exhibition, PLASTIC PIPES XX. Hosted in Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura, this event will be held September 21 – 23, 2020. Zoran Davidovski, Chair of the PPXX Organizing Committee remarks: “Amsterdam is a very appropriate venue for […]

Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 Unveils Smart City

CHICAGO – A 10 by 22-foot smart city replica was unveiled this week by the planning team for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. The replica demonstrated how a smart city, through sensors and analytics will be able to transform information into digestible data, providing knowledge for the city to work smarter. The replica will be on display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG […]

Revitalizing Stranded Assets: Transformation of Urban Infrastructure for the 21st Century

As 21st-century technologies transform our economies and lifestyles ever more rapidly, urban infrastructure must evolve to adapt to this shifting ground. We’ve seen railways, industrial districts, bridges, highways, ports, piers, and man-made waterways become underutilized and disinvested. However, these assets are prime opportunities for an innovative reimagining of our cities and urban areas. On Tuesday, September 17th […]

The Latin American Outlook: Robust Expansion on the Horizon?

The Latin American construction industry continues its recovery and will see a modest strengthening in growth in 2019 with the expectation of a more robust expansion in 2020. Despite increasing the trade tension, policy uncertainty, fiscal pressures that are weighing on the Latin American economies, the construction industry will expand by 1.1% in 2019 and […]

Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo

Washington, D.C. – Registration is open for the 2019 International Code Council Annual Conference, Code Hearings and Expo, which will be held on October 20-30, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s conference offers a variety of educational sessions led by industry experts, capacity-building events, and opportunities to share best practices. Register by Sunday, September 15, to take […]

New and Noteworthy at 2019 ICUEE-The Demo Expo

MILWAUKEE – ICUEE 2019 is just a month and a half away: don’t miss this largest ever utility construction industry gathering with more new and expanded events. Register by August 23 to save 50 percent on tickets to the exhibition. Find show details and register online at www.icuee.com. ICUEE, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition […]

Structural Engineers Association of SoCal Set to Reach New Heights in 2020

2019 is the 90th Anniversary year of the founding of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC), and we celebrated that legacy at our annual Awards Presentation and Presidents Luncheon in June. More importantly, we celebrated the future of Structural engineering by ensuring young members and students were on hand to hear a message […]

Take Charge of the Future: Education at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2020

MILWAUKEE – Education is always a vital component of both CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE to help attendees not only survive, but thrive in a changing and global industry. Attendees at the 2020 shows can take advantage of more than 180 education sessions packed with timely and actionable information, developed with the guidance of leading industry groups, and […]

2019 Bluebeam Extreme Conference: Peer-to-Peer Learning at Scale

Pasadena, CA – Bluebeam, Inc., leading developer of innovative technology solutions for the architectural, engineering and construction industries, will be hosting the annual Bluebeam Extreme Conference in Washington, D.C. from August 27-28, 2019. The Bluebeam Extreme Conference, commonly known as XCON, is an annual event tailored for design and construction professionals who are driving change within their companies […]

CFSEI Announces Winners of 2019 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Awards

WASHINGTON, DC – The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) presented six Design Excellence awards and one Innovative Detail award during the 2019 CFSEI Expo held June 4-6 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. CFSEI Design Excellence Awards recognize projects that exemplify excellence in the structural design of new […]

Linda Alvarado to Deliver the 2019 Hal Hunt Lecture at the DFI 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Chicago

Hawthorne, N.J. – Linda Alvarado, president of Alvarado Construction and a limited partner in the ownership group of the Colorado Rockies, is presenting the 2019 Hal Hunt Lecture on Communications during the DFI 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, in Chicago, October 14-18, 2019. Her talk is titled, Embracing Change: It is Brains, Not Just Brawn. […]

Zweig Group Announces New Name and Expanded Offerings at Annual Awards Conference

Fayetteville, Ark. – ELEVATE AEC is the new and evolved version of The Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference. Inspired by Zweig Group’s new mission, the ELEVATE AEC Conference, held on October 2-4, 2019 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas, is a celebration of the top-performing firms in the AEC industry. Zweig […]

ICUEE 2019 Has a New and Expanded Education Lineup

MILWAUKEE – ICUEE-The Demo Expo 2019 education programs offer attendees a variety of formats and topics to maximize their time onsite. Sessions include new disaster-readiness simulation labs, an expanded roster of show-floor field classrooms and new eat-and-learn workshops. “ICUEE education sessions are a great way to conveniently ramp up the knowledge of your team,” said ICUEE […]

DFI Announces 2019 Outstanding Project Award Winners

Hawthorne, N.J. (June 19, 2019): The winner of the 2019 DFI Outstanding Project Award (OPA) is the team of HDR (engineer), PCL Civil Constructors (general and foundation contractor) and North Carolina Department of Transportation (owner) for the innovative foundation design of the 2.8 mi (4.5 km) long Marc Basnight Bridge in the Outer Banks, North […]

Save the Date for the Vectorworks Design Summit in April 2020

Columbia, MD — Mark your calendars for April 22 to April 24, 2020 because global design and BIM software solutions provider Vectorworks, Inc. will host the Vectorworks Design Summit in San Diego, California at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. Design professionals, educators and students in the architecture, landscape and entertainment industries are welcome at the fifth event that will […]

Automechanika Shanghai 2019 embraces the evolving automotive ecosystem

Long-time supporters of Automechanika Shanghai eagerly await the 15th edition of the fair, and following another record breaking year, anticipation is higher than ever. The show stands as a dedicated platform for world-renowned industry leaders to connect at one of Asia’s most influential automotive trade fairs. This year, the show expands on the automotive ecosystem concept […]

University of Florida Wins National Concrete Canoe Competition

MELBOURNE, Fla. – University of Florida came out on top today at the 32nd Annual American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC). The school’s team of engineering students and their canoe, Free Floatin’, competed against 23 other teams over three days at NCCC to win America’s Cup of Civil Engineering. Teams are assessed in […]

Topcon opens U.S. Vertical Construction Tour

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Topcon Positioning Group and specialized building construction North American dealers are inviting construction professionals to “Meetup. Learn. Network. Succeed.” through a traveling program focused on digital construction best practices. The 2019 Vertical Construction Tour will be held in social venues throughout the U.S. and feature the new GTL-1000 construction verification system, which offers […]

U.S. Air Force Veteran Supports Crosby’s Fallen Patriots Donation

A decorated U.S. Air Force veteran is the latest to throw support behind The Crosby Group’s commitment to raise up to $25,000 for the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation by donating a portion of every wire rope clip sale from April through June, 2019. The charity provides college scholarships and educational counseling to military children […]

Spacesmith, Ennead Architects and U.S. Department of State Discuss Large-Scale Embassy Design at National Architecture Event

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The award-winning architecture and interior design firm FAIA, will present on a panel along with architects from Ennead and the Director of Interior Design from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) to discuss collaborative practice methods for large-scale overseas projects. In the panel discussion, “Women-Led Collaborations: Balancing Culture & Context in Large-Scale Embassies,” Smith joins […]

BuroHappold Speaks on Technology, Creativity – and Better Decisions – at AIA National Architecture Conference

LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK, N.Y. – The award-winning firm BuroHappold has announced that its partner Craig Schwitter has been invited to speak at the prestigious national conference of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) on how big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and new visualization tools are radically changing how buildings and structures are planned […]

Innovation Leads to Safer and More Efficient Buildings

Washington, D.C. – Building Safety Month comes to a close with week 5, which focuses on how advances in technology are paving the way for safer, more resilient homes. This week’s theme, “Innovations in Safety,” explores technologies that are being implemented to create more efficient buildings, while also looking ahead to how new innovations can help […]

Build Your Dreams Joins City of Lancaster, California to celebrate on June 7

Lancaster, CA – BYD is proud to be a sponsor and to participate in the City of Lancaster’s annual Celebrate America event. BYD joins its city partner for the celebration being held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 7 on The BLVD between Genoa and Beech Avenues. The event will feature live music, a car […]

IDEAS² Awards Open for Entries

Chicago – The American Institute of Steel Construction is looking for the next generation of American landmarks constructed with structural steel. AISC’s Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) Award program is now open for entries! These awards recognize outstanding projects that illustrate the exciting possibilities of structural steel. The IDEAS2 Awards showcase […]

Simpson Strong-Tie Renews Lead Sponsorship for Habitat Strong

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced it has renewed its support of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Strong program. Simpson Strong-Tie remains the leading sponsor of the program. Habitat Strong is designed to promote the building of homes that are more durable, resilient and physically stronger. Habitat homes […]

National Trails Day Puts Spotlight on Landscape (LandDesign)

Have you heard about National Trails Day? Coming up on June 1st, this relatively new holiday (only around since 1993) is an annual celebration promoted by the American Hiking Society celebrating both public and private trails across the country, and encouraging volunteers to get involved in cleaning up a trail or participating in a project. For coverage inspired by this holiday, the […]

Workshop Announcement: Consensus Safety Measurement Methodologies for ADS-Equipped Vehicles

(June 25-26, 2019 NIST Gaithersburg Campus) The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its partners, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Intel, Intel Mobileye, Lyft, Ricardo, SAE International, and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, invite you to participate in a workshop on Consensus Measurement Methodologies for Automated Driving System-Equipped Vehicles, to be held at […]

ASCE Institute Announces Inaugural Joint International Conference with the Institution of Structural Engineers (UK)

Reston, Va. — Today, the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announces an inaugural joint international conference with the Institution of Structural Engineers (UK) called Iconic Global Structure: What Can We Learn? Join structural engineers, architects and project stakeholders to explore the successes and challenges of constructing iconic global structures. […]

Georgia Tech Internet of Things Research Center to Host International Conference on Sustainability

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) will host an international conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) and sustainability July 18, 2019, at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta. Titled “The Internet of Things for Sustainability is Smart Business,” the conference will explore […]

Registration Now Open for CONEXPO Latin America 2019

Construction industry professionals who are looking ahead and want to invest in their future will find the newest equipment and product innovations as well as focused industry networking and learning opportunities at CONEXPO Latin America 2019. Registration is now open for the exhibition, which will be held October 2-5 in Santiago, Chile (Espacio Riesco). CONEXPO […]

Registration Open for 2019 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition

MILWAUKEE – Registration is officially open for 2019 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), set for October 1-3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. New registration options make it easier than ever to attend and take advantage of ICUEE’s exhibits of the latest utility and construction product innovations. Attendees will also find new […]

GEO Business 2019 Strategic Conference

In the world of the IoT, when does cool become creepy? This year’s GEO Business show (21-22 May) in London includes a-free to-attend half-day Strategic Conference plenary session. Attracting a slate of high level thought leaders and opinion formers drawn from across the geospatial business spectrum to address the growing awareness of the concept of […]

CFSEI ANNOUNCES PROGRAM FOR 2019 EXPO

Washington, D.C. – The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has announced the program for the 2019 CFSEI Expo, which will be held June 4-6, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio in Chicago, Illinois. This event is designed for architects, builders/contractors and engineers, with an educational program geared […]

GEO Business acts to improve gender balance in Geospatial

The geospatial sector has long been strongly male oriented. This year the organisers of the sector’s No. 1 show and conference taking place in London on the 21-22 May are highlighting the increasing opportunities for women through the careers and business experience of female leaders and high achievers. One session in the 22 seminars at […]

Simpson Strong-Tie Sponsors FLASH® National Hurricane Resilience Initiative and Hurricane Awareness Tour

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced its participation in the National Hurricane Resilience Initiative and Hurricane Awareness Tour initiated by the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH). Simpson Strong-Tie joins BASF, Lowe’s Home Improvement, USAA, and ISO as a national sponsor of the 2019 tour. The […]

National Talks by CetraRuddy on Innovative Housing Ideas and Large-Scale Community Plans, at AIA Convention

New York, N.Y. – The award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm CetraRuddy has been invited to speak at a prestigious annual gathering of America’s leading architects in Las Vegas, from June 6-8 at the city’s convention center. The firm’s leaders, John Cetra, FAIA, and Eugene Flotteron, AIA, will present on multifamily residential design innovation as well as long-term vision for large-scale, high-potential areas […]

Swedish Steel Prize 2019 is now open for entry

Applications are now being accepted for the Swedish Steel Prize 2019, the steel industry’s most prestigious award, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The Swedish Steel Prize is an award for ideas and products that have an impact on future steel solutions, and it attracts competitors from across the world. It will be awarded […]

ACMA Announces May is Certified Composites Technician (CCT) Month and Celebrates Twenty Years of Composites Education

Arlington, VA – The American Composites Manufacturers Association(ACMA) is pleased to announce that the month of May is Certified Composites Technician (CCT) Month. Additionally, ACMA celebrates the twenty year anniversary of the CCT program, the only certification program of its kind in the composites industry. The certification program provides modern industry certifications and objectively measured standards to over […]

The International Code Council to host hearings for review of proposed changes to the International Codes // Livestream Available

Livestream available at www.iccsafe.org/webcast    WHAT: Participants at the 2019 International Code Council Committee Action Hearings will consider potential changes to the model codes based on proposals and feedback from the building safety community, including code officials, architects, builders, engineers, and fire and energy conservation professionals, among others. The proceedings will be live streamed at www.iccsafe.org/webcast. (More information […]

Simpson Strong-Tie Brings CFS Connectors and High-Performance, Hand-Bendable Framing Solutions to INTEX Construction Expo

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will bring a complete line of cold-formed steel (CFS) connector innovations and framing solutions to the INTEX Construction Expo April 25–26 in Baltimore, Maryland. INTEX Expo is the largest tradeshow focused specifically on the wall and ceiling industry, showcasing the latest products, services, and […]

Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Tradeshow and Educational Seminar

Live Installation Demos and Outdoor Equipment Exhibitions Planned for Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Tradeshow and Educational Seminar June 4-5, Cincinnati, Ohio  Hawthorne, N.J. – A unique program is planned for the Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Tradeshow and Educational Seminar organized by Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and Helical Pile World (HPW), June 4-5, 2019, at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in […]

NCPPP Announces Winners and Finalists of 2019 National Public-Private Partnership Awards

Washington, DC — The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 National Public-Private Partnership Awards.  As the leading organization in the field, NCPPP annually recognizes exemplary projects and visionary leaders in public-private partnerships (P3s). “NCPPP recognizes those organizations and individuals that advance the concept and implementation of […]

FPT Industrial Celebrates the Genius of Leonardo Da Vinci for the 500th Anniversary of His Death

Turin – From Venice to Turin, FPT Industrial confirms its commitment to culture and announces its partnership as the main sponsor of the “Disegnare il futuro” (Drawing the future) and “L’uomo è modello del mondo” (Man is the model of the world) exhibitions. Both of these events will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s […]

Plastic Pipes 2020 International Conference Now Accepting Abstract Submissions

PPXX to be held in Amsterdam, September 21 – 23, 2020. April 15, 2019 – The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) today issued a call for papers to be presented at its next conference and exhibition, Plastic Pipes XX, September 21 – 23, 2020, which will be held in Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura. Abstracts […]

Take part in keeping communities safe with Building Safety Month

Join a wide variety of public and private organizations this May to create safer communities worldwide Washington, D.C. – This May, the International Code Council will celebrate the 39th consecutive Building Safety Month. Each year, the Code Council partners with building professionals, corporations, government agencies and other advocates to shine a light on the role building codes […]

ACI to hold Virtual Career Fair

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) scheduled its first virtual career fair for Feb. 27, 2018, from Noon – 5:00 p.m. EST. ACI’s free virtual career fair will help early-career as well as experienced concrete industry professionals advance their job-seeking skills and gain access to leading employers from throughout the U.S. and abroad.

‘Beaches, Bays and Beyond’ focus of upcoming conference

The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event.

Geospatial-themed event kicks off Digital Construction Week

The annual Digital Construction Week kicked off on Monday Oct. 16 with a packed British Information Modelling event held at the Geovation hub in central London.  The fourth in a series of bi-annual events organized by 3D Repo, speakers from Bryden Wood, Skanska, Flux, Ordnance Survey and Podaris took up a geospatial theme with delegates debating issues such as data access, integration and collaboration. 

39th Annual Short Course: Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice

Since 1979 the Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice course has covered pressure grouting as a method to improve geotechnical properties of soils and rock masses, with special focus on mechanisms, theories, and practical applications of grouting to ground densification and strengthening, permeability reduction and groundwater cutoffs.

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