Job site safety support with BIM

It’s well known that building information modeling (BIM) has set the bar high when it comes to saving time and money — the two project resources against which your construction progress and performance are typically measured. What may not be as well-known is BIM’s ability to protect another key project resource: your on-site team.
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Siemens awarded Amtrak contracts

SIEMENS Mobility has been awarded US$3.4bn in contracts from Amtrak in the United States to design, manufacture and technically support 73 multi-powered trains for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. There is also a possibility for up to 140 additional trains and further maintenance agreements. The order is Amtrak’s latest effort to acquire the most sustainable and efficient trains on the market, which include dual powered and hybrid battery vehicles. The trains will operate across the Northeast Corridor and across various state-supported routes, including operations in Maine, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington. With expanded capacity and the ability to shorten trip time, Amtrak expects the new trains will add over 1.5 million riders annually. Read More