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Industry News Roundup: February 17

Industry News Roundup: February 17

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The 2012 Structures Congress, March 29-31, is a great opportunity for structural engineers to learn about and present innovative projects that are changing the course of structural engineering as we know it. Tracks will focus on bridge and transportation structures, buildings, and research breakthroughs. To learn more about Design Data’s involvement in the conference, read the article here.

Construction of 49ers' new stadium now begins, thanks to Super Bowl and NFL contributions. The new $1 billion stadium will cover 1.85 million square feet and will hold 68,500 seats. "...Construction activity will likely now accelerate beyond preliminary work on the 15-acre site. The Santa Clara Stadium Authority is aiming to have the new stadium ready to host the 49ers’ 2014 season." Read the full story on Engineering News-Record.

 Sustainability in construction and design is more than a trend. In this article, Design Data industry partner Autodesk’s offices in Singapore (pictured here) demonstrate the capabilities in “green” building. "Green buildings have been identified as ” 'the single greatest opportunity for reducing CO2 emissions worldwide, at the lowest cost', according to Globe Alliance." has the full article.

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