Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
Mortenson Construction Wins Innovation Award for Virtual Design Construction Technology
Sr. Integrated Construction Manager, Sera Maloney, scores top award in international competition

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based, Mortenson Construction (Mortenson) today announced that Sera Maloney, PE, of Mortenson Renewable Energy Groups was named as the winner of the Be Inspired Awards in the Innovation in Land Development, Engineering, and Management category. Sponsored by Bentley Systems, the Be Inspired Awards program recognizes the world's most outstanding infrastructure projects.  The projects are submitted by Bentley's software users and judged by a jury of independent experts who select finalists that exemplify innovation, superior vision, and an unwavering commitment to exceptional quality and productivity.  Selected projects within the Innovation in Land Development, Engineering and Management category must demonstrate excellence in planning, engineering, analysis, design, and management of site projects for buildings, plants, environmental, commercial, or governmental campuses.

Mortenson's award submittal was based on their ability to effectively use Virtual Design Construction (VDC) technology to overcome the challenges of  building on environmentally protected lands owned by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the Spring Valley Wind project located in Ely, Nevada.  Mortenson modeled each stage of construction to optimize the layout of turbine parts and equipment. Reducing the project footprint by nearly 40 percent per turbine site, it significantly minimized the cultural, historical, and biological impact of construction.  Owned by Pattern Energy, Spring Valley is the first wind project to be built in Nevada.

"We are very proud of Sera's accomplishments with VDC," said Mark Ruffino, vice president of preconstruction for  Mortenson's Renewable Energy Groups.  Sera has been instrumental in introducing our customers within the renewable energy sector to virtual design construction technology and is considered as one of the leading experts in the industry.  We are exceptionally fortunate to have her as a key member of our team."

VDC is a process used to enhance collaboration, reduce time and cost, and foresee project constraints before they occur.  The process uses a CAD created model—typically created in 3D— to virtually build the project before construction begins.  Mortenson is one of the few renewable energy contractors using it today as a standard pre-planning component in the preconstruction process.

Having earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Ms. Maloney is a professional civil engineer with over 20 years of expertise in engineering and virtual design construction technology with an emphasis on the global implementation of high-end technical software and interstate design projects.

About Mortenson Construction
Founded in 1954, Mortenson Construction is a U.S.-based, family-owned construction company. Ranked as the 19th largest contractor in America, and the largest wind power contractor in the United States, according to Engineering News-Record, Mortenson provides a complete range of services, including planning, program management, preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, and turn-key development.

Since entering the renewable energy market in 1995, Mortenson Construction has become the leading builder of wind power facilities in North America having constructed more than 120 wind projects generating over 13,000 megawatts of renewable power throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to wind power, Mortenson's Renewable Energy Groups, also construct facilities that generate solar power and emerging renewables.

Mortenson has offices in Chicago, Denver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, and Seattle with international operations in Canada and China. For more information, please visit www.mortenson.com.

SOURCE Mortenson Construction

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
More and more enterprises today are doing business by opening up their data and applications through APIs. Though forward-thinking and strategic, exposing APIs also increases the surface area for potential attack by hackers. To benefit from APIs while staying secure, enterprises ...
Web conferencing in a public cloud has the same risks as any other cloud service. If you have ever had concerns over the types of data being shared in your employees’ web conferences, such as IP, financials or customer data, then it’s time to look at web conferencing in a private...
Many cloud hosting providers have achieved ticket-of-entry credibility in the data warehousing industry by building simple colocation centers. A first-tier database as a service (DBaaS) contender, however, is set apart by a value-added service approach that is strategic, consulta...
Today’s hyper competitive environment defined by unreasonable demands for speed and high expectations for quality and usability has forced companies to differentiate based on their technology. Every company is a software company where customers’ demands for features and functions...
Next-Gen Cloud. Whatever you call it, there’s a higher calling for cloud computing that requires providers to change their spots and move from a commodity mindset to a premium one. Businesses can no longer maintain the status quo that today’s service providers offer. Yes, the con...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE

Breaking Cloud Computing News
Parsons is pleased to announce that it has acquired Secure Mission Solutions, a premier provider of ...