structure`s lifecycle News

  • Litera launches Litera live for complete document lifecycle management from the cloud

    Litéra, the leader in next-generation document lifecycle management (DLM), today announced the launch of Litéra Live, a cloud-based solution for easy-to-use document lifecycle management. Litéra Live gives anyone, anywhere, from any device, the power to collaborate, compare and clean Microsoft Office documents including Word, PowerPoint (including embedded objects) and Excel, as well as PDF ...

  • Accelrys Challenges Industries to Speed Innovation by Transforming the Scientific Innovation Lifecycle

    Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL), a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, today issued an industry-wide call to close the productivity gap from innovation through commercialization that is slowing product development and time-to-market and hampering competitiveness for science-driven organizations. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please ...

  • New software tool for calculating both lifecycle assessments and resource efficiency

    Umberto NXT Universal is the first all-in-one solution for calculating the resource efficiency of production processes as well as for generating lifecycle assessments. Global value-added chains are complex structures nowadays and it's hard to keep track of their interrelationships without technical help. Companies have to rely on a mix of strategies to reach their innovation, environmental ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Laying the foundations for the next generation of structural health monitoring

    The first step towards creating a simple method to understand Structural Health Monitoring systems is being taken by NPL – the development of industrial demonstrators for renewable energy and civil engineering structures. There is a wide industrial need for predictive systems that can monitor structures and inform the asset holders on their state of structural health. These structures include ...

  • EPA honors green building challenge winners

    EPA recently honored six innovative green concepts designed to reduce the environmental and energy impacts of buildings. These concepts may assist the building industry in reducing more than 88 million tons of building-related construction and demolition debris sent to U.S. landfills each year. The EPA awards recognized student and professional designs for buildings and building projects, as ...

  • Waltham, Mass. Builders Recognized by EPA for Contributions to Green Building Design

    (Boston, Mass. – Sept. 21, 2007) – Four structural engineers from a Waltham, Mass. firm were recognized as part of a national EPA effort to develop cutting-edge green building ideas to reduce environmental and energy impacts from buildings. The awardees, Mark Webster, Dirk Kestner, James Parker and Matthew Johnson, are engineers at the Waltham-based firm, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc. ...

  • DNV GL and SOCAR sign partnership agreement

    DNV GL and Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR’s Oil and Gas Scientific Research Project Institute have signed a partnership agreement and are opening a DNV GL Software Training Centre in Baku. The new centre is dedicated for training engineers in the Sesam product line, DNV GL’s software for complete strength assessment for engineering of ships, offshore structures and risers, ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Mitsubishi Motors Develops New Interior Surface Material of PET Fiber and Cotton Combination

    - Cutting CO2 emissions throughout the lifecycle; commercialization this summer - Tokyo, Mar 9, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced the development of a new interior surface material, combining PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) and cotton fibers as a new addition to the "Green Plastic" lineup, MMC's original plant-based material ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Research and Markets: New Book `Sustainable Refurbishment` Provides Technical Support, Helping To Determine the Feasibility of Good Practices as Part of the Refurbishment

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrd9r9/sustainable_refurb) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Sustainable Refurbishment" to their offering. This guide to green 'retro-fitting' for facility mangers struggling to reduce their ...


  • Entergy Nuclear expects to save up to US$1m per day with Dassault Systemes PLM

    Dassault Systemes (DS), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, has announced that Entergy Corp., the second largest nuclear power operator in the U.S. managing 10 commercial sites with a total of 12 reactors, is leveraging Dassault Systemes solutions for 3D digital modeling, planning, and simulation of maintenance tasks. At Entergy's Waterford 3 plant near New ...


  • Launching the 2nd Annual Green Concrete GCC Conference

    Following the success of its first edition, Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to announce the launch of the 2nd Annual Green Concrete GCC conference, held on 28-29 September in Dubai, UAE. Officially supported by Dubai Municipality and ...

  • SGS and Cameron-Cole, LLC Announce Strategic Partnership

    Cameron-Cole, a nationwide leader in sustainability and environmental consulting, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership agreement. The partnership enables the offering of comprehensive environmental services that allow clients to know the environmental impact of their operations, product or ...


    By SGS

  • Consumption patterns need to change to cope with growing cities

    Urban areas are spreading, minimising the time and distances between and in-and-out of cities. The International Planning Congress in Dalian, China, addressed this ‘urban sprawl’ and sought ways to achieve sustainable urbanisation. The European Environment Agency contributed to this debate by urging policy makers to tackle underpinning consumption patterns. Urban sprawl is not driven principally ...

  • SGS Launches the First IRCA Approved CPD ISO/DIS 9001 and ISO/DIS 14001 Introductory Courses

    Hot on the heels of the publication of ISO/DIS 14001 in July, SGS is proud to be the first professional learning and development organization to offer ISO 14001:2015 (DIS) and ISO 9001:2015 (DIS) introductory training as one-day IRCA Approved CPD courses, and the only organization to obtain this status for both. GS’s ‘Introduction to ISO 14001:2015 (DIS) CPD’ course is suitable ...


    By SGS

  • Research shows environmental impacts of concrete over 60 years

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just published two major studies looking at the environmental and cost impacts of concrete pavements and buildings, comparing them to other materials. Conducted at MIT by the Concrete Sustainability Hub (which is supported by the Portland Cement Association and the Ready Mixed Concrete industry), the research looked not only at the embodied CO2 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Bentley systems announces two significant acquisitions to launch its ‘AssetWise’ initiative for owner-operators

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced that it has acquired Enterprise Informatics, Incorporated (www.enterpriseinformatics.com) and Exor Corporation (www.exorcorp.com). The Enterprise Informatics ...

  • ISO 14001:2015 Update: Final Version Issued

    In September 2015, the standard ISO 14001:2015, Environmental Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use, was published. This is the final stage in the ISO 14001 revision process. This new version replaces ISO 14001:2004. However, there is a three year transition period. New in ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements are now presented ...


    By SGS

  • Agricultural Sciences Building at Utah State University Earns LEED Gold Certification

    The new HDR-designed Agricultural Sciences Building (ASB) at Utah State University College of Architecture earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 121,000 square-foot building is located on the east end of the iconic Logan campus facing the historic quad. The building includes research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, and artfully-designed collaboration ...


  • U.S. Solar Financing on the Brink of Transformation

    Financing of US solar projects is in the midst of a transformation, with new business models, new investors, and new financing vehicles gaining sway, according to new research by specialist research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance commissioned by Reznick Group. US solar projects have historically been bankrolled by some combination of energy sector players, banks, and the federal government, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ISO 14001:2015 Update: FDIS 14001 Issued

    The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on July 2, 2015 with the issue of ISO/FDIS 14001. This document is the final draft before the publication of the standard (scheduled for September 2015). The convention at ISO is that only editorial changes to the text are permitted between the issue of the FDIS and final publication of the standard, therefore we can be ...


    By SGS

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