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Shell Chooses Bentley for Project Delivery Approach Shell Chooses Bentley for Project Delivery Approach
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems Shell will use Bentley's ProjectWise ConstructSim for construction management to improve project execution and simplify work packaging.
2016 CAD Events Coming to a City Near You 2016 CAD Events Coming to a City Near You
Announcement by EnvisionCAD Bentley learning events and user groups are coming this year in Kansas City, MO; Springfield, Illinois; and Lincoln, Nebraska. Find out more.
Microstation and ContextCapture Webinars in March Microstation and ContextCapture Webinars in March
By Archway Archway has announced two webinars coming up: March 15 will discuss using ContextCapture while March 30 will show tips on using Microstation.
Bentley's EADOC Implemented by Carollo Engineers Bentley's EADOC Implemented by Carollo Engineers
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems Carollo Engineers have chosen Bentley's cloud-based construction management software for all of their construction services teams.
ConstructSim Selected by Williams Energy Canada ConstructSim Selected by Williams Energy Canada
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems The Canadian company chose Bentley Systems' software after extensive evaluation of the market for Canada's first PDH plant project.
Architect Steve Tompkins to Speak at Ecobuild 2015 Architect Steve Tompkins to Speak at Ecobuild 2015
Press Release Issued by Ecobuild Architect Steve Tompkins of Haworth Tompkins will join the Independent\'s architecture critic Jay Merrick in conversation at Ecobuild 2015.
Tarkett Hosts Second Annual Sustainability Summit Tarkett Hosts Second Annual Sustainability Summit
Press Release Issued by Tarkett Underscoring its ongoing commitment to environmental education and eco-innovation, Tarkett hosted its second annual Sustainability Summit.
NREL's Industry Growth Forum Coming Up in October NREL's Industry Growth Forum Coming Up in October
Press Release Issued by NREL 30 clean energy companies will present their business cases to a panel of investors and industry experts Oct. 28 and 29 in Denver.
GBCI to Administer PEER Certification GBCI to Administer PEER Certification
Press Release Issued by GCBI PEER is the nation's first comprehensive, consumer-centric, data-driven system for evaluating power system performance and is modeled after LEED.
Marvin Announces Winners of the 2014 Architects Challenge Marvin Announces Winners of the 2014 Architects Challenge
Press Release Issued by Marvin Featuring an array of homes across North America, all of the winning projects are designed by architects and feature windows and doors from Marvin.
Ineco Wins 2013 Bentley Be Inspired Award Ineco Wins 2013 Bentley Be Inspired Award
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems A recipient of a 2013 Bentley Systems Be Inspired award, Ineco took first place in the "Innovation in Rail and Transit" category.
MicroStation User Jim Maguire Couldn't Live Without Math MicroStation User Jim Maguire Couldn't Live Without Math
Compiled by Jill Jerabek, ConnectPress Editor In this Q&A, electrical engineer Jim Maguire offers his thoughts on design challenges, educating engineers, and his reliance on math when designing.
Heather Rosenberg Awarded USGBC Sustainability Fellowship Heather Rosenberg Awarded USGBC Sustainability Fellowship
Press Release Issued by the U.S. Green Building Council Independent sustainability consultant Heather Joy Rosenberg has been named the USGBC\'s 2014-2015 Mark Ginsberg Sustainability Fellow.
DIRTT Completes IPO and Announces 2013 Financial Results DIRTT Completes IPO and Announces 2013 Financial Results
Press Release Issued by DIRTT Offering fully customized prefab interiors, DIRTT Environmental Solutions recently went public and announced its 2013 financial results.
Bentley Systems Recognizes Eskom with Be Inspired Award Bentley Systems Recognizes Eskom with Be Inspired Award
Press Release Issued by Eskom Supplying almost all of South Africa's power, Eskom won Bentley System's Award for Innovation in Power Generation for its Kusile Power Station.
3M Announces Clean Energy Research Partnership 3M Announces Clean Energy Research Partnership
Press Release Issued by 3M 3M has been selected as a partner in the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) Building Energy Efficiency consortium.
Committee Will Define Terms and Symbols Used in the Industry Committee Will Define Terms and Symbols Used in the Industry
Press Release Issued by AMCA International Through virtual meetings, committee members will be expected to participate in the drafting, review and resolution of comments on Standard 99.
MGRC Board Joined by Newcomers Kris Radford and Lucas Alm MGRC Board Joined by Newcomers Kris Radford and Lucas Alm
Press Release Issued by the Minnesota Green Roofs Council The MGRC\'s leaders have strong professional backgrounds and a shared commitment to green roofs for their many environmental and aesthetic benefits.
Robin Partington & Partners Leverages Bentley Software Robin Partington & Partners Leverages Bentley Software
By Bentley Systems Using Bentley's GenerativeComponents, RPP designed a cladding system with the optimal number of glass panels and found other innovative solutions.
SCA Recognized for Best Practices in Sustainability SCA Recognized for Best Practices in Sustainability
Press Release Issued by SCA World Business Council for Sustainable Development\'s (WBCSD) Sustainability Report recognizes companies for their sustainability strategy.
Gary Benson Receives AMCA International Service Award Gary Benson Receives AMCA International Service Award
Press Release Issued by AMCA Gary Benson, President of Mechanovent Corporation, received the Distinguished Service Award during the AMCA 58th Annual Meeting.
Wayne Brothers to Share Tekla Success Story Wayne Brothers to Share Tekla Success Story
Press Release Issued by Tekla The company will share how they increased efficiency and reduced project rebar submittal time by 50 percent in a webinar on November 6.
Bentley Announces Winners of 2013 Be Inspired Awards Bentley Announces Winners of 2013 Be Inspired Awards
Press Release Issued by Bentley Bentley Systems announced the winners of the 2013 Be Inspired Awards.
INBALANCE LLC Nominated for Best Energy Innovation Company INBALANCE LLC Nominated for Best Energy Innovation Company
Press Release Issued by InBalance The Global Cleantech Cluster Association has nominated them for their Energy 360 Industrial and Commercial Building Software as Service Platform.
Event to Explore Geothermal Markets Event to Explore Geothermal Markets
Press Release Issued by Geothermal Energy Association The GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo will take place in Las Vegas from Sept. 29-Oct. 2
Matt Carter Relocates to Arup's NYC Office Matt Carter Relocates to Arup's NYC Office
Press Release Issued by Arup Arup announced that Matt Carter has relocated from Hong Kong to the New York office to assume the position of Americas Long Span Bridge Leader.
Meet Lisa Polonski of EnvisionCAD Meet Lisa Polonski of EnvisionCAD
By EnvisionCAD Lisa Polinski is an editor and administrative assistant at EnvisionCAD where she authors blogs, white papers and more.
3Palms: The Project of a Lifetime 3Palms: The Project of a Lifetime
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor John Turturro discusses how he came to design Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston's California green beach house.
4.3 Million People Live and Work in LEED-Certified Buildings 4.3 Million People Live and Work in LEED-Certified Buildings
By USGBC The USGBC\'s LEED in Motion report series demonstrates breadth and momentum of green building movement.
Architect Roy Conard Pushes Innovation Boundary Architect Roy Conard Pushes Innovation Boundary
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Roy Conard accepts the challenge to find innovative solutions for his clients to help achieve their sustainability visions.
Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, Elected 2015 AIA President Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, Elected 2015 AIA President
Press Release Issued by AIA James Easton Rains, Jr., FAIA, and Thomas V. Vonier, FAIA, elected AIA 2014-15 Vice Presidents; John P. Grounds, AIA, elected 2014-15 AIA Treasurer.
HydroChina Wins Be Inspired Special Recognition Award HydroChina Wins Be Inspired Special Recognition Award
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems Through its utilization of the Bentley LEARN Training Subscription project it HydroChina won a 2012 Be Inspired Special Recognition Award.
HydroChina Project Wins 2012 Bentley Be Inspired Award HydroChina Project Wins 2012 Bentley Be Inspired Award
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems HydroChina is primarily involved in the planning, investigation, and design of hydropower and wind-power projects.
IES' Mark Gifford Honored in Consulting-Specifying Engineer IES' Mark Gifford Honored in Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Press Release Issued by IES Th 40 Under 40 award is given to 40 building industry professionals age 40 and younger who stand out in all aspects of their lives.
Deadline for Energy Execs Applications Extended to March 20 Deadline for Energy Execs Applications Extended to March 20
Press Release Issued by NREL The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has extended the application window for the 2013 Executive Energy Leadership Academy to March 20.
KTGY Group Principal Shares Views on Green Building KTGY Group Principal Shares Views on Green Building
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Read our Q and A with Manny Gonzalez on how he stays motivated after 30 years in the industry, what green building projects inspire him, and more.
Bentley Bash Attracts 250 People and Over 20 Classes Bentley Bash Attracts 250 People and Over 20 Classes
By Archway Systems On January 18-19, 2013, Archway hosted the 5th annual Southern California Bentley Bash at Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier, CA.
BIM from the Steel Industry's Perspective BIM from the Steel Industry's Perspective
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Get a look at what Chris Moor thinks BIM is all about, including what's new and notable with the National BIM Standard.
Bentley Tools Help Reduce 6,000 Man Hours in Plant Project Bentley Tools Help Reduce 6,000 Man Hours in Plant Project
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor The design of Southern Company’s $2.8 billion Plant Radcliffe wouldn’t have been possible without the use and integration of Bentley’s AutoPLANT.
Qualified Wind Professionals to be Trained By Wind Center Qualified Wind Professionals to be Trained By Wind Center
Press Release Issued by North American Wind Research and Training Center Other graduates of the Recovery Act program have obtained jobs throughout New Mexico, Texas and in Oklahoma.
Mechdyne Engineer Achieves Challenging Certification Mechdyne Engineer Achieves Challenging Certification
Mechdyne’s Mike Pedersen is one of only 110 professionals working in the audio/video industry to complete the CTS-D and the CTS-I qualifications.
Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation has New President Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation has New President
Press Release Issued by the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation A lifetime progressive and environmental activist, Laurie Newman worked 14 years for California State Senator Sheila Kuehl in various capacities.
Employees Recognized, Lab Honored with Sustainability Awards Employees Recognized, Lab Honored with Sustainability Awards
Press Release Issued by NREL NREL and its employees have garnered awards and recognition from industry groups.
Brian Skripac and His Quest for BIM Domination Brian Skripac and His Quest for BIM Domination
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Brian Skripac of Astorino design firm believes BIM and sustainable design are in the same boat... the imperative boat, that is.
Get the Answers to the Top MicroStation Questions Get the Answers to the Top MicroStation Questions
Summary by Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor Patrice Rhodes answers the top 10 questions that she has gathered during her support she provides for administrators.
Butamax CEO to Discuss Drop-in Biofuels at BIO Butamax CEO to Discuss Drop-in Biofuels at BIO
Press Release Issued by Butamax Butamax\'s CEO Paul Beck will discuss the future of biofuels at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Pacific Rim Summit.
NREL's Summer Internship Program Excels NREL's Summer Internship Program Excels
By Bill Scanlon, NREL Hear about some of the projects NREL interns participated in this summer including biomass and electric vehicle research.
NREL Engineer Honored for Geothermal Research NREL Engineer Honored for Geothermal Research
Press Release Issued by NREL A principal engineer from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been honored for his work on condenser technology.
Alberi to Participate in Cancer Research Program Alberi to Participate in Cancer Research Program
Press Release Issued by NREL The project will research new semiconductors to advance photovoltaic and other technologies.
Electrical Engineer Shares his CAD Views Electrical Engineer Shares his CAD Views
Compiled by Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor MicroStation Connections subscriber Mike Francisco shares his CAD experiences.
Dovetail Partners Add New Specialists
Press Release Issued by Dovetail Partners The Dovetail Partners have announced they have expanded their capabilities by adding specialists in Life Cycle Assessment and carbon standards science.
Team to Provide Expertise for Biocomposite-based Furniture
Press Release Issued by e2e Materials e2e Materials has engaged the product design expertise of furniture industry legends Carl Gustav Magnusson and Emanuela Frattini Magnusson.
Views on Forty Years of Engineering and Computer Experience Views on Forty Years of Engineering and Computer Experience
Compiled by Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Joel Orr, a leader in the CAD industry, shares his views on cool technologies, the future and more.
World Renewable Energy Forum 2012 Speaker List Grows
Press Release Issued by World Renewable Energy Forum World Renewable Energy Forum has announced that it has added four more names to the speaker list for its 2012 conference.
Architectural Designer Feels All Buildings Should be Green Architectural Designer Feels All Buildings Should be Green
Compiled By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Lori Bork’s self designed house demonstrates her commitment to sustainable design.
IEEE Standards Association Honors NREL Team Members
Press Release Issued by NREL NREL employees have earned awards from organizations such as the IEEE Standards Association, FierceEnergy.com and Green Fleet Magazine.
New Graduate Looks Forward to Future in Wind Power
Press Release Issued by AWEA AWEA\'s WindTV has added a profile of a recent Columbia Gorge Community College and his plans to make a career in the wind power industry.
Conergy’s Jared Donald Joins CanSIA Board of Directors
Press Release Issued by Conergy Conergy has announced that its Canada president Jared Donald will begin a two year term as vice chairman of CanSIA Board of Directors
Long Winters Make Good CAD Study Time Long Winters Make Good CAD Study Time
Compiled By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Robert Mecham is a CAD Applications Manager with EnvisionCAD who has experience with many AEC and civil CAD applications.
Steve Wozniak Praises Wind Power
Press Release Issued by AWEA Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak told the audience at the American Wind Energy Association Fall Symposiumin that wind power is very important.
Dassault to Lead Panel Discussion at Build Boston
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes Patrick Mays, AIA, VP, Strategy, Dassault Systèmes will lead a panel on sustainable building products at Build Boston 2011.
Survey Shows Europeans Increased Interest in Sustainability
Press Release Issued by Autodesk An Autodesk survey revealed a majority of consumers and business decision makers are willing to invest in more energy efficient homes and buildings.
USGBC President Honored by Landscape Architecture Community
Press Release Issued by USGBC The American Society of Landscape Architecture gave Rick Fedrizzi the Olmstead Medal, which honors commitment for safeguarding natural heritage.
Tom Lazear Reflects on a Lifetime of Working in CAD Tom Lazear Reflects on a Lifetime of Working in CAD
Compiled by Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress editor The CEO of Archway Systems talks about his favorite CAD tools and his outlook on the future of the industry.
Sustainability Summit Award Voting Now Open
Pamela Gordon, Technology Forecasters president and ConnectPress columnist, is up for the prestigious Community award.
Aspreva Founder Becomes New Carmanah CEO
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Aspreva Pharmaceuticals founder Bruce Cousins, who spent the last few years in the renewable energy industry, is now the new CEO of Carmanah.
Zaha Hadid Architect Shares Background and Opinion on CAD Zaha Hadid Architect Shares Background and Opinion on CAD
Compiled By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor Shaun Farrell, PPT Advisor, Zaha Hadid Architects, assesses the AEC Industry since learning “that CAD thing” in 1989.
Former CEO of Nordic Windpower Joins Tri global Energy
Press Release Issued by Tri Global Energy Thomas M. Carbone has joined Tri Global Energy to help develop wind power systems in the American Southwest.
Dr. Kukkonen’s Presentation on Biorefining Now Online
Press Release Issued by VIASPACE Dr. Kukkonen presented \"Biorefinery Feedstock and Fuel for Bioenergy\" at the Biorefining Conference.
Rexel Announces Findings from International Study
Press Release Issued by Rexel The study noted that while American respondents pay attention to their energy consumption, far less have taken steps to become more energy efficient.
John Kizior Recommends Embracing Information Modeling John Kizior Recommends Embracing Information Modeling
Compiled By Brock Haroldson, ConnectPress Editor With 25 years experience, the Global Director for Delivery Technologies at AECOM shares his advice for AEC firms.
Baltimore to Host Conference on Offshore Wind Power
Press Release Issued by AWEA AWEA has announced the Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition will take place in Baltimore and will feature a keynote from the governor of Maryland.
Yudelson Featured in September Wired Magazine
Press Release Issued by Yudelson Associates The interview deals with Yudelson’s views about the future of Zero Net Energy homes.
POET Vice-President to Speak at RETECH
Press Release Issued by POET POET\'s Vice President of Corporate Affairs will discuss how changes in ethanol production throughout the 2000’s have affected the industry at RETECH.
SVTC Adds Former Ultra Clean Technology CFO
Press Release Issued by SVTC SVTC has hire former consultant and Ultra Clean Technology CFO Jack Sexton as their new chief financial officer.
Microdesk Opens New Chicago Office
Press Release Issued by Microdesk Industry consultant Microdesk, Inc. announced the opening of its new office location at 222 S. Riverside Plaza in downtown Chicago.
Conergy Official to Present on Solar Energy Cost Reduction
Press Release Issued by Conergy Conergy\'s Dr. Karl Heinz Kuesters will discuss cost reduction and technology optimization at the InterSolar North America conference.
United Solar Names New Chairman Emeritus
Press Release Issued by Energy Conversion Devices In this new role, Dr. Guha will focus on research and development activities to advance the company\'s technology roadmap.
Doug Marvel Joins SolarDock
Press Release Issued by SolarDock SolarDock has named Doug Marvel, formerly from the firm Enerwise Global Technologies, as its new comptroller.
AEA CEO to Head Distributed Energy Discussion at EcoGen 201
Ian Porter, CEO of the Alternative Energy Association, will discuss the potential of distributed energy at EcoGen 2010.
Sr Technical Specialist: BIM Most Exciting AEC Advancement Sr Technical Specialist: BIM Most Exciting AEC Advancement
Compiled by Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor MicroStation user Kenneth Holt gives insight on his industry role, specifically in regards to the I-94 Modified Arch Bridge project in Detroit.
Making a Renewable Energy Grid Possible Making a Renewable Energy Grid Possible
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor Dr. Takeuchi has spent her life working to develop better methods of energy storage.
American Clay Provides Eco-Friendly Materials for Industry American Clay Provides Eco-Friendly Materials for Industry
Compiled by ConnectPress Editor, Lauren Browne An inside look at how American Clay began and how this is just the beginning of their niche in the industry.
HOK to Lead Climate Action Workshop at World Expo
Press Release Issued by HOK The architectural firm heads to Shanghai to commemorate "San Francisco Week" at World Expo where their Global Director of Climate Action will speak.
CAD Society Promotes Growth in Engineering Fields CAD Society Promotes Growth in Engineering Fields
By John Myers, ConnectPress Editor CAD Society President Rachael Dalton-Taggart talks about her role and what goals the organization is focusing on in 2010.
Green Building Says how to Future-Proof Your Portfolio Green Building Says how to Future-Proof Your Portfolio
Compiled by ConnectPress Editor, Lauren Browne Find out why Nils Noak, Green Building Manager for the Deutsche Bank’s newly renovated Twin Towers, sees green building as a money maker.
Kevin Fitzgerald Helps Those Seeking Careers in Architecture Kevin Fitzgerald Helps Those Seeking Careers in Architecture
Compiled by ConnectPress Editor, Lauren Browne Find out how Kevin Fitzgerald’s role at AIA couldn’t be more relative in this economy where work is precious.
NREL's Alex Zunger Wins Prestigious Tomassoni Physics Prize
Press Release Issued by NREL The judges announced that Dr. Zunger was selected for “his fundamental contributions to the development of the Quantum Theory of Real Solids.\"
DesignGroup Earns Autodesk BIM Experience Award
Press Release Issued by Autodesk The firm is being recognized for its use of building information modeling (BIM) to sustainable design on more than 40 building projects to date.
Green Guide Published for Airport Design
Steven Winter Associates, Inc. was commissioned by the Transportation Research Board to integrate sustainability practices in airport design.
Bob Mecham of The Envision Group Predicts 3D CAD World Soon Bob Mecham of The Envision Group Predicts 3D CAD World Soon
Compiled by ConnectPress Editor, Lauren Browne In this profile spotlight, we get a look at Bob Mecham of The Envision Group’s career path and what projects he is currently working on.
TFI at the International Electronics Recycling Conference
Announcement By Technology Forecasters TFI will give a shortened version of their Design-for-Environment Workshop at the International Electronics Recycling Conference and Expo.
California Green Building Standards Code
Announcement by USGBC An Interview with Dave Walls, executive director of California\'s Building Standards Commission on the new CALGreen code.
UTEP Millennium Lecture to Focus on Clean Alternative Energy
Press Release Issued By UTEP UTEP welcomes Dan E. Arvizu, Ph.D., director of the DOE’ NREL, as a guest speaker for the Millennium Lecture Series.
Recycled Energy Development Chairman Honored for Leadership
Press Release Issued By The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Recycled Energy Development (RED) Chairman Tom Casten was honored today by the ACEEE for his innovation and leadership in promoting waste heat recovery.
Special Offer for AEC Science & Technology Conference
Press Release Issued by Ecobuild America Special Offer for Community Members for AEC Science & Technology Conference and Exhibit
Alternative Building Materials Expo Announced for 2008
The 5th annual Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo will return to Santa Monica, Calif., April 25-26, 2008.
Fifth Annual Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo
The 5th annual Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo is Southern California’s most substantive and extensive showcase of green and sustainable building materials.
Real Goods Founder Receives Green Pioneer Award
John Schaeffer has received the 2007 Green Power Pioneer Award from the Center for Resource Solutions.
Adobe to Host 3D PDF Contest
By Adobe Systems Inc. Adobe Systems Incorporated is hosting its first 3D PDF contest.
Thomas Rainwater Named CEO of SunEdison
SunEdison has announced the appointment of energy industry veteran Tom Rainwater as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective August 13, 2007.
2007 MCMC Conference Registration Opens
By Mid-Continent MicroStation Community The Mid Continent MicroStation Community (MCMC) Summer 2007 Conference Registration is open.
ConnectPress Environmental Communities Launch New Home Page
By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Today ConnectPress announced the launch of new home page designs for its Environmental Communities.
New 'From' Address on Your Sun-eNews Community Newsletter
By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Attention all Community Members!
New 'From' Address on Your Green Building Newsletter
By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Attention all Community Members!
New 'From' Address on Your MicroStation Community Newsletter
By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Attention all Community Members!
Shy? Not This MicroStation Community Member
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Get to know the chair of MCMC.
A Call for Presentation Suggestions and Presenters
Release By MCMC Conference Planning Committee The Planning Committee needs your help in putting our session and workshop agenda together.
Survey Results: Why Do You Attend Conferences?
MicroStation Connections members weigh on why they make to trip to industry conferences.
Handbook for Managers Moving from 2D to 3D CAD
A practical guide written for CAD and engineering managers and professionals in the design and manufacturing industry that are interested in adopting 3D, Moving from 2D to 3D CAD For Engineering Design: Challenges and Opportunities by Louis Gary Lamit makes a strong case in favor of change.
Bentley Releases Comprehensive Engineering Design Solution
Bentley Systems, Incorporated released its comprehensive engineering design solution to advance GIS for electric utilities.
Rockin’ Out with Bentley Senior Product Designer
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Get to know Gino Cortesi who is teaching the MicroStation Usability labs at the BE Conference 2007.
Robert Green Writes CAD Management Book
Robert Green and Sybex Books announce the publication of Expert CAD Management: The Complete Guide which will begin shipping immediately.
Meet Altiva Software CEO Phillip Hurlston
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Staff Writter A profile of Altiva Software CEO Phillip Hurlston.
Bentley Architecture Achieves IFC2x3 Certification
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that Bentley Architecture, an advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) application for architectural design and construction documentation, has successfully passed certification for the coordination view of IFC2x3.
Bentley Announces the ProjectWise Passport
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the ProjectWise Passport – a versatile, portable, and global license for collaboration.
Altiva Software Announces CADconform Support
Altiva Software announced that CADconform, its standards-conformance software, now fully supports the MicroStation V8 XM edition from Bentley Systems, Inc.
Steel Studs Detailed and Manufactured
Archway Systems, Inc. announces new software extension of either MicroStation V8 XM Edition or MicroStation PowerDraft V8 XM Edition.
RAPID 2007 Ramps up for May 1-3 Conference and Exposition
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) announced that the RAPID 2007 Conference & Exposition will preview several new and updated products, showcase users, developers and analysts.
ConnectPress CAD Communities Launch New Home Page
Today ConnectPress announced the launch of new home page designs for its seven CAD Communities.
ECAD Offers Engineering Consulting Services to Mid-West
ECAD, LLC, a new engineering consulting company, is putting a new spin on cad support. ECAD offers customized on-site training, support and cad management for MicroStation and GEOPAK, in addition to ODOT Roadway Plan production work.
Altiva Software Expands CADconform
Altiva Software announces it has added new functionality to CADconform, its CAD standards conformance software, that drafts, finds and fixes, and reports on drawing elements that are missing hidden meta-data created by GEOPAK, a road and highway design tool from Bentley Systems
Dean Kamen Wins CAD Society Lifetime Achievement Award
The CAD Society, not-for-profit CAD industry association, announced robotics innovator Dean Kamen as the winner of its 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hydro Tasmania Consulting Wins BE Award
Hydro Tasmania Consulting, a leading global provider of expert engineering and environmental services, has won a BE Award for its accurate, photorealistic 3D model of Hobart’s scenic and historic waterfront in the Australian state of Tasmania.
Winners Announced in Dimension 3D Redesign Contest
The Dimension 3D Printing Group, a business unit of Stratasys, Inc., announced the winners in its third annual "Extreme Redesign: The Ultimate 3D Printing Challenge," a global design and 3D printing contest for high school and college students.
SpaceClaim Offers Integrated Parts Catalog
SpaceClaim Corp. and TraceParts S.A. announced the immediate availability of SpaceClaim TraceParts, a comprehensive library of manufacturers' and industry standard parts seamlessly integrated into SpaceClaim Professional 2007.
Machinist Gets a CAD Education the Easy Way
Canadian machinist Westley Chagnon was very familiar with reading technical drawings. For the last 35 years, he performed his trade at Crown Packaging, a Calgary can manufacturer, where he manually machined dies at extremely low tolerances.
In (3D)squared, the First Magazine in 3D
The www.cao.fr portal announces that the sixth issue of (3D)2 — pronounced "3D squared" — its charge-free magazine on 3D in 3D, is available in English. www.cao.fr is a French-language Web site dedicated to CAD/CAE/PLM, virtual reality, and rapid prototyping. Every month, this downloadable publication focuses on a software or hardware product from the markets covered by the portal.
GIS Conversion Project Sets Stage for TECO People
TECO Peoples Gas, a business unit of TECO Energy, is standardizing all 15 of its operating centers using ESRI's geographic information system (GIS) technology. As part of the standardization project, Peoples Gas is migrating all its facility information systems from CAD to ESRI GIS software.
Machinist Gets a CAD Education the Easy Way
Machinist uses Alibre software to learn CAD.
What Are Open Systems?
Almost all PLM software suppliers claim to sell open systems...what are open systems? What business value do they offer? How do you evaluate openness claims?
Bentley Publishes 'The Year in Infrastructure'
Bentley Systems, Incorporated has published "The Year in Infrastructure," a 162-page project yearbook highlighting the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving the world’s infrastructure.
'Matereality for ALGOR' Connects Users
ALGOR, Inc., a leading provider of design, analysis and simulation software, announced that it has in cooperation with Matereality, L.L.C. of Ithaca, NY, a provider of industrial-strength IT infrastructure for secure material information storage and exchange, developed an interface that seamlessly connects Matereality to ALGOR software.
Altiva Software Becomes a Platinum Level Sponsor
Altiva Software, Inc. and ConnectPress, Ltd. are pleased to announce that Altiva Software, the only company dedicated to 100% conformance to CAD standards, has become a Platinum Sponsor of the ConnectPress MicroStation Connections Community.
Mastercam's Maintenance Release Delivers Enhanced Control
The Eastec show ushers in the latest CAD/CAM software from CNC Software Inc. Mastercam X2's Maintenance Release (MR1) will be showcased at the Big E Fairgrounds in West Springfield, MA on May 22-24.
Engineer Sean Dotson Wins 2007 CAD Society Joe Greco Award
The CAD Society, the Industry's not-for-profit CAD user association, announced mechanical engineer, business owner, and web site owner, Sean Dotson as the winner of its 2007 Joe Greco Community Award.
Personality Profile: Jeff Drust
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer A personality profile of Jeff Drust VP Business Development for Catalog Data Solutions.
Professor Jay Sunyogh Wins 2007 CAD Society Leadership Award
The CAD Society, not-for-profit CAD industry association, announced Rio Hondo College professor Jay Sunyogh as the winner of its 2007 Leadership Award.
The Banks Group Wins BE Award
The Banks Group, a leading property development, mineral extraction, and land reclamation firm, has won a 2006 BE Award for its Bowesfield Riverside Community project.
2007 Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering
The National Engineers Week Foundation, Lenovo, and Verizon Business are sponsoring the 2007 24-hour Global Marathon, For, By and About Women in Engineering, March 22 – 23, to highlight the increased opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for women in many countries.
New Right Hemisphere 5 Platform
Right Hemisphere announced the Right Hemisphere 5 platform, an integrated suite of visual product communication and collaboration solutions.
ExxonMobil Focuses on Keys to Successful Project Execution
In the latest issue of BE Magazine, published by Bentley Systems, Incorporated, Mark Albers, president of ExxonMobil Development Company, highlights seven attributes that open the door to improved performance and excellence in project management and execution.
GiveMePower Launches Technical Services Division with MACTEC
GiveMePower Corporation announced it has launched a new Technical Services Division with its first project providing expert training and consulting for MACTEC Federal Programs Inc.'s deployment of PowerCAD SiteMaster to more than double the speed of creating precise digital building floor plans and related facility asset reports at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia.
Registration Open for BE Conference 2007
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that registration is open for the BE Conference 2007, being held April 29-May 3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California. Those registering by March 23 will receive an early bird discount that reduces the Learning Program fee by $200 – from $995 to $795.
GibbsCAM Support of Tornos TB-Deco Machine Tools Announced
Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM, software for programming CNC machine tools, announced that GibbsCAM now supports the entire product line of Tornos Deco machine tools, including the innovative TB-Deco model.
Protomold Offers One Business Day Turnaround
The Protomold Company is pleased to announce that customers can now have injection molded plastic parts produced from a 3D CAD model and shipped as quickly as one business day after receipt of an order.
CADwire.net Announces the Tech Innovator Award Nominations
CADwire.net, the leading information site for the CAD, AEC, GIS, EDA and PLM industries, and a founding member of the Targeted Advertising Consortium, announced that nominations are being accepted for the third annual 2007 CADwire.net Tech Innovator Award.
Dannenbaum Chooses Altiva Software's CADconform
Altiva Software announces that Dannenbaum Engineering, a Texas-based consulting engineering firm, has chosen CADconform software to promote and enforce its CAD data standards.
STAAD.Pro 2006 Supports Russian and Chinese Standards
STAAD.Pro 2006, the newest version of Bentley’s leading general-purpose structural analysis and design solution, is quickly gaining certification for use by multinational and domestic design firms in countries around the world.
General Motors to Sponsor Bright Minds Mentor Program
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) announced that General Motors will sponsor the fourth annual Bright Minds Mentor program. As part of the program 50 high school students will attend the Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Conference & Exposition at the Marriott Renaissance in Detroit on May 2, 2007.
Local Company Honored by Red Cross
When the tsunami devastated the regions of Southeast Asia and East Africa on December 26, 2004, Bentley Systems, Incorporated, was immediately motivated to help those hard-hit areas in the best way it knew how.
Building Design Partnership Wins BE Award
Building Design Partnership (BDP) Ltd, a leading provider of architectural, design, and engineering services, has won a 2006 BE Award for its Bridge Academy, Hackney project in the United Kingdom.
St. Thomas More School Wins 2007 Future City Competition
A city of the future—“Mwinda”—engineered by students from St. Thomas More School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has won the 2007 National Engineers Week Future City Competition. The students—Jake Bowers, 12, Emily Ponti, 14, and Krisha Sherburne, 12—teamed up with their teacher Shirley Newman, and volunteer mentor, chemical engineer Guy Macarios.
Cimmetry Announces First Annual User and Partner Conference
Cimmetry Systems, an Agile Software company and global leader in collaborative visualization solutions, announced that it will be hosting the AutoVue Customer Cimm'posium 2007, Cimmetry's first ever annual user and partner conference at the W Hotel in Montreal, Canada, on June 27-28, 2007, on the eve of Montreal's electrifying International Jazz Festival.
ACADIA International Design Competition 2007
ACADIA, the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, is pleased to announce its third International Design Competition.
DSM Somos ProtoComposites Helps to Shorten Development
Using heavily-filled composite stereolithography resins from DSM Somos, Italian rapid prototyping service bureau Provel is opening up new frontiers in wind-tunnel test applications with the development of a scaled prototype of the new M-346 fighter trainer aircraft for Alenia Aermacchi.
Contex to Exhibit at Graphics of the Americas Exposition
Contex USA announces it participation at the 2007 Graphics of the Americas/Xplor Exhibition and Conference held March 2-4, 2007 at the Convention center in Miami Beach, Florida.
Freeware Makes Windows Vista Run Faster in One Click
IObit has released the new version of Advanced WindowsCare Personal, a free and powerful Windows utility that analyzes and fixes Windows problems, protects users from spyware and from threats to their privacy, all the while tuning up Windows system to the peak performance.
Shibaura Institute of Technology Selects Bentley
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that Shibaura Institute of Technology, a leading engineering university in Tokyo, has selected the BE Careers Network program to help its students graduate with market-ready technology skills.
Konarka's Chief Scientist Garners 2006 Eni Italgas Prize
Dr. Alan J. Heeger, Konarka's co-founder and chief scientist, has been awarded the Eni Italgas Science and Environment Prize for his solar research.
Turner Corporation Names Peter Davoren Chairman/CEO
The Turner Corporation has announced that Peter J. Davoren has assumed the position of chairman and CEO, effective January 1.
WaterObjects.NET for Developers Now Available
Do you want to extend your modeling ability beyond commercially available features? Are you looking for better ways to integrate your water models and information systems?
Get More for Less with CivilStorm V8 XM Edition
Bentley SELECT subscribers can download the new CivilStorm V8 XM Edition, the only stormwater modeling solution in the market to offer seamless integration with AutoCAD 2007, MicroStation V8 XM Edition, and an easy-to-use stand-alone platform.
Dr. Chuck Kutscher Receives ASES' Abbot Award
The American Solar Energy Society honored Dr. Chuck Kutscher of the DOE's NREL with the Charles Greeley Abbot Award at the recent SOLAR 2006 conference.
Evergreen's CEO Named Cleantech Leader of the Year
Evergreen Solar's president and CEO, Richard M. Feldt, has been named the 2005 Cleantech Leader of the Year by Cleantech Venture Network.
Antoine Predock is the Recipient of the 2006 AIA Gold
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that architect Antoine Predock, FAIA, is the recipient of the 2006 AIA Gold Medal.
Quigley Receives Maybeck Award for Architectural Design
The American Institute of Architects, California Council has announced Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA, as recipient of the 2005 Maybeck Award.
A Lifetime with Solar
Reader Jerry Kubias tells his compelling story of living with solar - completely off the grid in Tucson, Arizona.