Bentley Systems Announces Finalists for Be Inspired 2016

As an acknowledgment to the projects that have innovated in the use of technologies applied to design, construction and infrastructures, in October the 2016 award will be held in London, known as Be Inspired, which has been held since 2004, called that year. BeAwards time. The winners will be chosen by an independent jury, which to date has selected 54 finalist projects from among more than 300 nominations promoted from 80 countries.

The event coincides with the Conference known as Year in Infraestructure, which is attended by more than 100 members of the press worldwide, which presents not only nominated projects but trends in the Geo-Engineering market. In this year there will be presence of companies linked to the AECO market, which in this case includes Microsoft, KPMG, AECOM, Shell, Applied Research & Asociates, Atkins and Black & Veatch; With this and what we saw earlier from Siemens and Trimble, the geofumed approach pursued by the CEO of Bentley Systems is notorious.

Here the list of finalists, which in this occasion, of the Spanish-speaking context hardly includes two Brazilian projects, one Colombian and one Chilean.

Innovation in the optimization of the Life Cycle

  • Danfoss - Facility Optimization and Energy Management - (Nordborg, Denmark)
  • Emerson Process Management - Integrated Operations Center - (Austin, Texas, United States)
  • SKA South Africa - MeerKAT - (Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa)

Innovation in Bridges

  • Guizhou Ping-Luo Expressway Pingguang Bridge - (Qiannan, Guizhou, China)
  • MCC TianGong Group, Tianjin Corporation, Ltd. - BIM Technology Application in Bageng Bridge Project of Guangxi Baijing Expressway - (Baise City, Guangxi Zhuang, China)
  • Ministry of Public Works of Chile - Chacao Bridge - (Island of Chiloe, Llanquihue, Chile)


Innovation in Buildings

  • China Aerospace Construction Group Co., Ltd. - Inner Mongolia Ethnic Minorities Cultural Sports Center - (Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China)
  • Johnson Pilton Walker - 5 Martin Place - (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)
  • Morphosis - Hanking Center Tower - (Shenzhen, Guangdong, China)

Innovation in Construction

  • GHD, Inc. - Ordot Dump Closure - (Ordot, Guam, United States)
  • Insight-WFP - Houston Refinery - (Houston, Texas, United States)
  • Shell Global Solutions International BV - Visibility into the Path of Construction for Prelude FLNG - (Goeje, South Korea)

Innovation in Government

  • AECOM - Dholera SIR - (Dholera, Gujarat, India)
  • Los Angeles Community College District - BuildLACCD - (Los Angeles, California, United States)
  • Research and Design Institute for Urban Transportation "MosgortransNIIproekt" - Comprehensive Engineering Plan of the Road Infrastructure in Moscow - (Moscow, Russia)

Innovation in Territorial Development

  • Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co., Ltd. - Xishi Winter Olympics Square Project of Shougang Industrial Area Transformation - (Shijingshan, Beijing, China)
  • Tract Consultants Pty., Ltd. - Phillip Island Penguin Viewing Platform - (Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia)
  • Voyants Solutions Pvt., Ltd. - Feasibility Study and Associated Preliminary and Detail Designs in Secondary Cities and Agatare Informal Settlement - (Kigali, Nyarugenge, Rwanda)

Innovation in Manufacturing

  • GEA Equipamentos e Soluções Ltda - Yeast Concentrate Evaporator - (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Tamco Switchgear Sdn. Bhd. (L & T Group of Companies) - Intelligent and Optimized Engineering of Control Systems - (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
  • Unipar Carbocloro - Polishing System for Mercury Abatement Tower - (Cubatao, São Paulo, Brazil)

Innovation and Mining

  • Hatch - Export Lump Screening Study - (Whyalla, South Australia, Australia)
  • OJSC Magnitogorsky Gipromez - Plate Rolling Shop - Continuous Hot-dip Galvanizing Unit - (Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia)
  • Tetra Tech Proteus - Tanami Expansion Project - (Tanami Desert, Northern Territory, Australia)

Innovation in Maritime Platforms

  • LLC Volgogradnefteproekt - Management of Engineering Data During the Filanovskiy Field Development - (Astrakhan, Astrakhan Region, Russia)
  • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Ltd. - Re-qualification / Life Extension Study of Fixed Offshore Platform Structures - (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting - DSO Sonam Topside Installation - (Lagos, Nigeria)

Innovation in Power Generation

  • Black & Veatch - Sewaren 7 Combined Cycle Project - (Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States)
  • Jinsha River Longkaikou Hydropower Station Project - (Dali Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China)
  • Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd. of China Power Engineering Consulting Group - Fuping Thermal Power Plant Engineering of Shenhua Shendong Power - (Weinan, Shaanxi, China)

Innovation in Project Execution

  • AECOM - R Line - (Aurora, Colorado, United States)
  • Black & Veatch - Business Transformation - (Overland Park, Kansas, United States)
  • Mott MacDonald Bentley - Mott MacDonald Bentley Project - (United Kingdom)

Innovation in Trains and Transportation

  • Banedanmark - The New Line, Copenhagen-Ringsted - (Copenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark)
  • FUT-Sweco / Typsa JV - Metro Extension in Stockholm - (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Mott MacDonald, Ltd. - Northern Line Extension - (London, England, United Kingdom)

Innovation in Modeled Reality

  • CH2M Fairhurst Joint Venture - A9 Dualling Program - (Glengarry to Dalraddy, Scotland, United Kingdom)
  • City of Helsinki - Helsinki 3D + - (Helsinki, Finland)
  • Kano Laboratory, Waseda University, Obayashi Corporation - Automated Recognition of Work Progress at a Construction Site - (Tokyo, Japan)

Innovation in Roads

  • Beta 2 Engineering - Roundabout of Ribeirão Preto - (Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Costain Carillion Joint Venture - A5 - M1 Link, Dunstable Northern Bypass - (Dunstable, England, United Kingdom)
  • Inspec Nederland BV - A27 / A12 Ring Utrecht - (Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Innovation in Structures

  • Estaco SA - Oviedo Automatic Parking System - (Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia)
  • RASANA Engineering Co., LLC - Nakheel Mall on Palm Jumeirah - (Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff - 22 Bishopsgate, London - (London, England, United Kingdom)

Innovation in Utilities and Communications

  • Elia - Advanced Substation Design in a Managed Environment - (Brussels, Belgium)
  • Hubei Electric Engineering Corporation - Miaoshan 220kV Secondary Transformer Substation - (Wuhan, Hubei, China)
  • Snam - CARTESIO - Planning and Maintaining Nationwide Gas Transportation Network - (Milan, Italy)

Innovation in Water Network Analysis

  • NJS Engineers India Pvt., Ltd. - JICA Assisted Ganga Action Plan - (Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India)
  • Roy Hill Iron Ore - Water Supply and Dewatering Network Optimization - (Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia)
  • Sabesp - Modeling in Crisis - (São Paulo, Brazil)

Innovation in Water Treatment Plants

  • GE India Industrial Private Limited - RO # 3 & ZLD System - (Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India)
  • MWH UK - Woolston Water Treatment Works Redevelopment - (Southampton, England, United Kingdom)
  • United Utilities - AMP6 - CDP - (Warrington, England, United Kingdom)

The best of the conference are the spaces of discussion of experts, where you can know the trends in the BIM context, which include forums:

  • The Project Delivery Summit
  • The Infrastructure Asset Performance Summit
  • The Building and Facilities Forum
  • The Rail and Road Forum
  • The Oil, Gas, and Chemical Forum
  • The Utilities Forum
  • The Visions for the Future Forum


To know more about the event Year in Infrastructure 2016, you can follow the hashtag #YII2016 on twitter, covered in Spanish by @geofumadas and in English by @egeomate.

Link: The Year in Infrastructure Conference

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