Bentley announces project finalists in 2015 'Be Inspired Awards' program

Bentley Systems has officially announced the project finalists in the 2015 "Be Inspired Awards" program.

EXTON, PA, Sept. 24, 2015 -- Bentley Systems Inc., a global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, has announced the project finalists in the 2015 "Be Inspired Awards" program.

The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing infrastructure design, construction and operations throughout the world. Ten independent jury panels comprising distinguished industry experts selected the 54 finalists from more than 360 nominations submitted by organizations in 55 countries.

The finalists will present their innovative projects in front of their peers, the jurors and the more than 100 members of the media at The Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference, taking place Nov. 3-5 in London, UK.

The Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference is an ideal opportunity for management-level executives in architecture firms, engineering firms, construction companies, and government or owner-operator organizations responsible for the design, delivery, and/or operations of infrastructure to share best practices and interact with infrastructure professionals from around the world.

The "Be Inspired Awards" finalists for 2015 are as follows:

Innovation in Asset Performance Management

  • Network Rail: LADS Programme (London, United Kingdom)
  • SA Water: Predictive and Operational Analytics Tools, Adelaide Metro Water Distribution Network (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia)
  • West Virginia Department of Transportation: West Virginia Division of Highways' Implementation of a Bentley Hosted SUPERLOAD System for Oversized/Overweight Vehicle Permitting and Routing (Charleston, West Virginia)

Innovation in Bridges

  • Finley Engineering Group, Inc.: I-49 North (I-220 to Martin Luther King Drive) (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
  • Finley Engineering Group, Inc., and Archer Western Contractors: US 281 Bridge Over the Colorado River (Marble Falls, Texas)
  • LCW Consult: The Ceira River Bridge (Coimbra, Coimbra District, Portugal)

Innovation in Building

  • Engbras: Park City: The Glebe (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Robin Partington and Partners: One Merchant Square (London, United Kingdom)
  • Sichuan Provincial Architectural Design and Research Institute: Panzhihua Three-line Construction Museum (Panzhihua, Sichuan, China)

Innovation in Construction

  • HDR: Los Osos Wastewater Project (Los Osos, California)
  • Installation Company of the First Construction Engineering Limited Company of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau(South China): Zhiyue Youcheng Square (Foshan, Guangdong Province, China)
  • Vic's Crane & Heavy Haul, Inc.: Unit 25 Project (Rosemount, Minnesota)

Innovation in Government

  • Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd.: Digital Engineering Practice of Ningbo Yongxin Sluice and Pump Station (Ningbo, Zhejiang, China)
  • Singapore Land Authority: Mapping Singapore in 3D (Singapore)
  • Sydney Airport: Airport Infrastructure Facilities Management (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Innovation in Land Development

  • Landinspektørfirmaet LE34 A/S: Building Height Line-of-sight Restrictions From the Hermitage Palace (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Mortenson Construction: Sanford Fargo Medical Center (Fargo, North Dakota)
  • Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.: Detailed Design of Utility Infrastructure (Dharampur, Gujarat, India)

Innovation in Megaprojects

  • AECOM: Dholera SIR (Dholera, Gujarat, India)
  • AECOM: E4 Stockholm Bypass FSK02 Rock Tunnels Design Contract (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Hatch Ltd: Keeyask Hydroelectric Generating Station Project (Nelson River, Manitoba, Canada)

Innovation in Mining

  • CCTEG Beijing Huayu Engineering Co, Ltd.: 3D Standardized Design and Application of Main Power House of Xiaozhuang Mine Coal Preparation Plant (Bin County, Shaanxi, China)
  • Changsha Design and Research Institute of Nonferrous Metallurgy: Qulong Copper Polymetallic Deposits (Tibet, China)
  • Tetra Tech Proteus: Kvanefjeld Rare Earth: Uranium Project (Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland)

Innovation in Offshore

  • Keystone Engineering Inc.: Block Island Wind Farm (Block Island, Rhode Island)
  • Technology Inspection Center, Shengli Oilfield Branch, Sinopec Corp.: Maintenance and Support Engineering of Chengdao Oilfield Offshore Platform (Dongying, Shandong, China)
  • Zakum Development Company: Structural Integrity Assessment of a Ship-impacted Wellhead Platform (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

Innovation in Power Generation

  • Hatch Ltd: Facility Design for the Keeyask Hydroelectric Generating Station (Nelson River, Manitoba, Canada)
  • MWH Global: Tyseley Resource Recovery Centre (Birmingham, West Midland, United Kingdom)
  • Southern Company: Engineering Metrics: Retrofit Projects (Bucks, Alabama)

Innovation in Process Manufacturing

  • Giprotyumenneftegaz: Preliminary Water Removal Unit: North Vankor Field (Igarka, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia)
  • Soyuzhimpromproekt: Complex for Industrial Production of Methylchlorosilane (Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia)
  • TASCO Chemical Corp.: 25000 MTY Maleic Anhydride Revamping Project (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Innovation in Project Delivery

  • AECOM: Global Project Collaboration in a Design-build-finance-operate (DBFO) World (Global)
  • Arup: ProjectWise BIM Project Template (United Kingdom, Middle East, and Africa)
  • Parsons: Foothill Gold Line Design Build Rail Project (Azusa, California)

Innovation in Rail and Transit

  • HDR: Union Station to Oak Cliff Streetcar TIGER Design-build Project (Dallas, Texas)
  • London Underground Ltd: Bond Street to Baker Street Tunnel Remediation Project (London, United Kingdom)
  • Track Access Services Limited: Laser Positional Video Survey for Crossrail West (London, United Kingdom)

Innovation in Roads

  • AECOM: Roadmap for the Development of the E4 from Ljungby to Toftanäs (Ljungby and Toftanäs, Sweden)
  • Grontmij: A6 to Manchester Relief Road (Stockport, Manchester and Cheshire, United Kingdom)
  • The Danish Road Directorate: Herning to Holstebro (Holstebro, Jylland, Denmark)

Innovation in Structures

  • Harper-Leavitt Engineering: Decommissioning and Replacement of Del Rio Bridge on US 20 (St. Anthony, Idaho)
  • Medabil Sistemas Construtivos S.A.: WTorre Morumbi (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Stanley D. Lindsey and Associates, Ltd.: SkyHouse Apartments (Denver, Colorado; Atlanta, Georgia; Orlando and Tampa, Florida; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; Austin, Houston, and Dallas, Texas)

Innovation in Utilities and Communications

  • Dubai Municipality: Inshaat: Utilities Management System (Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: Engineering Contractor Collaboration Solution Using ProjectWise and Bentley Substation (San Ramon, California)
  • Utility Mapping Services, Inc.: SR-510 H.P. Gas Main (Lacey, Washington)

Innovation in Water Network Analysis

  • AECOM India Pvt. Ltd.: Detailed Design of Infrastructure at Wave Hi Tech & Green Tech: An Emerging Beacon for BIM_4_Water (Delhi, India)
  • Manila Water Company: Boracay Island Water and Wastewater Master Plan (Boracay Island, Aklan, Philippines)
  • Prolagos/Aegea: Water Master Plan for the Região dos Lagos (Região dos Lagos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Innovation in Water Treatment Plants

  • Aqua+: Complex Scheduling and Automatic Water Quality Monitoring of Groundwater (Khabarovsk, Far East Federal District, Russia)
  • MWH Global: Googong Water Recycling Plant (Googong, New South Wales, Australia)
  • MWH Global: Reedy Creek Permeate Treatment Facility (Reedy Creek, Queensland, Australia)


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