Field Technologies News

  1. New 3D Information Modeling Tools Speed Road Rehab Work Funded By American Recovery And Reinvestment Act
    2009 Bentley Roads and Bridges Conference – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, recently announced the availability by year’s end of new 3D information modeling tools for road rehabilitation work in its InRoads, GEOPAK, and MXROAD V8i (SELECTseries 1) products.
  2. $100M In Obama Administration Economic Recovery Act Funds Charts New Course For Green Transportation
    The Obama Administration recently announced $100M in Economic Recovery Act funding for 43 transit agencies that are pursuing cutting-edge environmental technologies to help reduce global warming, lessen America's dependence on oil and create green jobs
  3. Envirogen Technologies, Inc. Formed
    The Amplio Group recently announced the formation of Envirogen Technologies, Inc., a technology+services solutions provider with existing business in municipal and industrial water and environmental treatment applications.
  4. Parsons Brinckerhoff Agrees To Be Acquired By Balfour Beatty
    Keith J. Hawksworth, the CEO of Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. (PB), the employee-owned engineering, strategic consulting, planning and program/construction management firm founded in New York City in 1885, announced recently that the company’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee are recommending to shareholders to approve the acquisition of PB by the London-based infrastructure firm Balfour Beatty plc (BB) for $626M.
  5. General Dynamics Itronix Approves ‘Crime-Fighting’ Software For Use On Vehicle-Rugged GD6000 Computers
    General Dynamics Itronix has approved COPsync software to run on vehicle-rugged GD6000 notebook computers. The new hardware/software combination enables law enforcement and first responders to transfer and share dispatch-critical information including ‘911’ emergency data
  6. Speedcheck Radar Speed Signs With Violation-Alert
    Radar speed signs with ViolationAlert uses attention-grabbing warning messages to increase the effectiveness of speed limit displays. Unlike traditional speed limit signs that simply tell drivers the maximum allowable speed, radar speed signs using ViolationAlert flash the speed limit digits when drivers continue to drive too fast
  7. Burnsville, MN Adopts VUEWorks For Real-Time Sewer Tracking And Maintenance
    VUEWorks, Inc. recently announced that the City of Burnsville, Minnesota has adopted its VUEWorks software for web-enabled, GIS-integrated work order and asset management.
  8. EPA, Water Online Team Up With NACE To Host Critical Water Infrastructure Webinars
    Partnering with the U.S. EPA and Water Online, NACE International, The Corrosion Society, is offering a new Web series called WATERCORR. This series of five webinars will each be led by a different industry expert to help provide information and useful tools for municipalities, water utilities, and private industry to make informed decisions on how to protect resources and prolong the life of critical water and wastewater systems.
  9. Sybase And Verizon Team Up To Manage Mobility Solutions For Enterprises Worldwide
    Sybase, Inc., an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software, and Verizon, a leader in delivering and managing communications innovations for enterprise customers, recently announced they are teaming up to enable multinational companies to effectively manage the deployment and ongoing support of their growing mobile workforce.
  10. Study Provides Performance Data For Design-Bid-Build And Design-Build Project Delivery For Public Water And Wastewater Facilities
    New survey results show that design-build projects for water and wastewater have a shorter duration for design and construction than design-bid-build projects and come in ahead-of or on-schedule more often than design-bid-build projects.