Posts in Facilities Management
Did you know which are the top 3 smart cities in the world?

A city is characterized as smart city “when investments in human and social capital and traditional (transport) and modern (ICT) communication infrastructure fuel sustainable economic development and a high quality of life, with a wise management of natural resources, through participatory action.”

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How Technology is Streamlining the Pre-Construction Process

Contractors used to have to swim through a sea of paperwork to perform any number of preconstruction tasks, including quantity takeoffs, collecting bids from subcontractors, checking vendor qualifications, communicating with the owner, and clarifying design issues with the architect and engineer.

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Can Green Finance Fill The $18 Trillion Infrastructure Investment Gap?

Hundreds of trillions of dollars are needed for infrastructure investment over the next few decades.  A new campaign, The Green Bond Pledge, has launched to encourage cities, governments and corporations to fund this need through bond issues aligned with climate and emissions goals.

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A Smart Mobility Incubator ‘On Steroids’

The City of Marysville will donate land inside the Innovation Park to create an Automotive and Mobility Innovation Center. The center would serve as a business incubator as well as educational and testing facility for the smart mobility industry. Officials said are two possible sites for the center within the Innovation Park — one on Industrial Parkway and the other on U.S. 33.

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Tutor Perini, Parsons JV wins $1.4B New Jersey Airport Project

The joint venture of Tutor Perini and Parsons Transportation Group has been awarded the $1.41 billion Newark (N.J.) Liberty International Airport Terminal One project, according to Engineering News-Record. The new facility will help accommodate the growing number of passengers who pass through Liberty, which as 40 million last year.

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Lynbrook school officials awaiting funds for safety initiatives

Paul Lynch, Lynbrook’s assistant superintendent of finance, operations and information systems, presented the district’s smart bond proposal in December 2016. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Burak, wrote a letter to the State Education Department last month after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., because the nearly $893,000 plan — which focuses on school safety initiatives — has yet to be approved.

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Commercial Applications for Driverless Baggage Tractor Expected by 2019

TLD and EasyMile displayed TractEasy at inter airport Europe 2017, which is designed to transfer baggage and cargo from the terminal to aircraft on the ramp, with a completely driverless approach.

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