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2022 Civil Technology Outlook

“I’ll never forget. An article in 1998 proclaiming it’s a 3D world caught my attention.” Matthew Vega, P.E., Interview – National Director, Infrastructure and Government Business Unit, U.S. CAD – For Engineers Week 2022, I interviewed our very own Matthew Vega. You’ll hear about the state of the infrastructure industry, his 2022 civil technology outlook….

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Meet the Civil Engineering Superstars of U.S. CAD

Engineers Week, which began 71 years ago by the National Society of Professional Engineers, is dedicated to boosting awareness of and interest in engineering and technology careers to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce. This week, we’re spotlighting some of our civil engineering superstars. Their industry and technology expertise combined with customer collaboration…

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Top Infrastructure Tuesdays: Civil 3D

On the first Tuesday of each month – our famed Infrastructure Tuesdays! – the U.S. CAD civil engineering team delivers webinars on a variety of topics to industry professionals to develop their abilities on various solutions. We’ve produced a collection of some of our top Infrastructure Tuesdays: Civil 3D videos to commemorate Engineers Week. What…

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AEC Podcast, Design-Build Delivers and U.S. CAD Announce Exclusive Sponsorship

U.S. CAD Announces Exclusive Sponsorship for the Design-Build Institute of America’s 2022 Design-Build Delivers Podcast Season U.S. CAD has partnered with the DBIA for its monthly AEC podcast series, Design-Build Delivers, as the exclusive sponsor. Both organizations share the same goal of advancing the latest delivery methods, technologies, and workflows for the AEC industry to increase collaboration early,…

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The Benefits of Civil 3D Project Explorer

Project Explorer provides many benefits beyond the standard version of Civil 3D. Included in the AEC Collection and available for Civil 3D 2022, Project Explorer allows the user to view and analyze Civil 3D model data such as alignments, corridors, and pipe networks in a single location. The customizable interface provides both a graphical view…

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Hermanson Company Leverages Autodesk Build and Boosts Performance and Profitability

No two construction firms have the same requirements, and requirements often change, but Construction Technology Director Matthew Cordova knows what keeps his projects competitive. “Autodesk tech is our lifeblood here,” says  Cordova of Hermanson Co., a Kent, Wash.- based firm specializing in mechanical systems construction, design-build engineering, lean fabrication and maintenance services. Far from being…

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Four Ways Cloud Technology in Construction Can Help Firms Find and Retain New Talent

The Great Resignation: Four Ways Cloud Technology In Construction Can Help Firms Find and Retain New Talent

Worried about hiring more staff in 2022? Get in line. But don’t fret. Cloud technology in construction can do more than just help firms win and complete projects. It can also elevate your brand above the competition so you can recruit and retain the talent you need to get the job done. According to the…

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U.S. CAD Launches Construction Cosmos, a New Online Resource Aimed at Helping Construction Professionals Leverage Technology by Addressing Key Issues

U.S. CAD, a leading AEC technology and consulting firm, and Autodesk Construction Specialized Partner, today announced it has launched a new online resource, Construction Cosmos, aimed at helping construction organizations leverage technology by addressing issues that affect workflows, project teams, and data. “Keeping up with technological innovations and best practices while a value-add can be…

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Construction Technology

Leap into 2022 with Construction Technology: Five Factors to Consider for a Smoother Landing.

Are you ready for the new year? Ready or not, it’s here, and it’s guaranteed to be fast-paced and dynamic in the world of construction technology. If you’ve been hesitant to switch to new technology, this is the year to make a move finally. Not only because it improves project outcomes in all stages from…

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How a Minneapolis Construction Firm Moves to Adopt AEC Technology Strategically

While the AEC industry was a slow adopter initially, innovative firms adopt AEC technology more strategically. Popular solutions are seen as dynamic elements that are key to economic survival. Many construction firms are adopting technology to improve communication and streamline processes. By using the cloud, construction firms can connect their various departments and improve their…

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