PCL Construction | September 29, 2020
PCL Construction is pleased to announce that Webcor Construction, #36 on the ENR Top 100, has selected PCL's Job Site Insights™ (JSI™) smart construction platform to enable the future of construction on its job sites. Changing environmental conditions are one of the biggest challenges and risks to construction sites and workforces. JSI™ is a custom-built Internet of Things (IoT) platform that enables real-time data-driven insights in the field leveraging IoT sensors that continuously monitor environmental conditions in the field. PCL is continually looking for ways to enhance the safety, quality and schedule of its construction projects while reducing costs. Forming strategic partnerships that can drive construction processes towards a technologically-advanced future can enhance the industry as a whole. "By monitoring things like temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, water leak detection, concrete strength, sound, vibration, gases, and energy consumption to name a few, we can dramatically alter and enhance how construction is done today," said PCL's CIO, Mark Bryant. "Job Site Insights™ is the leading smart construction platform in the industry. By reducing costly rework, improving build quality, and making improvements to productivity, safety and energy efficiency we can rewrite the history book of construction," said Bryant. "Additionally, use of JSI™ reduces manual labor costs, and drives down insurance claims and premiums making it a "must have" for all budget-conscious construction organizations.
McDermott | August 13, 2021
McDermott International, Ltd today announced that its CB&I Storage Solutions business has completed the design of a 40,000 cubic meter liquid hydrogen sphere as part of a study awarded by a leading natural gas producer earlier this year.
"Viable storage solutions play a critical role in supporting a large-scale hydrogen economy," said Cesar Canals, Senior Vice President, CB&I Storage Solutions. "This study confirms the feasibility of scaling up liquid hydrogen solutions beyond what was previously thought possible and positions us to better serve our customers in this growing industry."
The conceptual design for a double-wall liquid hydrogen sphere with a storage capacity of 40,000 cubic meters is approximately eight times larger than the world's largest liquid hydrogen sphere currently under construction by CB&I Storage Solutions for NASA.
"This study is just the beginning of achieving what's possible for liquid hydrogen storage," said Samik Mukherjee, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "We believe our engineering expertise will make a real, tangible difference in realizing the energy transition."
About CB&I Storage Solutions
CB&I Storage Solutions is the world's leading designer and builder of storage facilities, tanks and terminals. With more than 59,000 structures completed throughout its 130-year history, CB&I Storage Solutions has the global expertise and strategically-located operations to provide its customers world-class storage solutions for even the most complex energy infrastructure projects.
McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. Our customers trust our technology-driven approach engineered to responsibly harness and transform global energy resources into the products the world needs. From concept to commissioning, McDermott's innovative expertise and capabilities advance the next generation of global energy infrastructure—empowering a brighter, more sustainable future for us all. Operating in over 54 countries, McDermott's locally-focused and globally-integrated resources include more than 30,000 employees, a diversified fleet of specialty marine construction vessels and fabrication facilities around the world.
DREAMTNS | April 19, 2022
DREAMTNS Co. Ltd. announced the release of PointShapeTM Design software, which enables the creation of parametric CAD models of real-world items using Scan/Mesh data. In addition, the software's intuitive design process and user interface would allow users to quickly complete reverse engineering jobs.
Convergence Geometric Modeler, the world's first powerful modeling kernel, is used by PointShape Design. In addition, DREAMTNS has been upgraded to include the best-in-class graphics engine 'HOOPS Visualize' to fulfill users' visualization needs.
Through scan data acquired with various measuring equipment such as a 3D scanner, a CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine), and vision systems, PointShape Design can easily create parametric CAD models of practical, real-world products and provides users with a familiar design process and user interface.
It includes extensive and sophisticated CAD design tools that enable engineers and operators to communicate ideas from concept through manufacture and production, enabling more rapid, accurate, and reliable reverse engineering than is feasible with other approaches.
"Through this solution, we will solve various reverse engineering and design challenges across various industries, including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, research & development, heritage preservation, and industrial machinery and engineering services."
The PointShape team is committed to consistently improving PointShape Design's features and capabilities to increase users' work productivity. In addition, the team can tailor the program to meet each customer's unique specifications and demands. Apart from PointShape Design, PointShape's portfolio includes a validated Inspection module and a Mesh Processing module.