Miami, FL, April 3, 2012 — Fiatech has announced that Tom Sawyer, a senior editor at ENR magazine, is the recipient of its highest honor, the James B. Porter, Jr. Award for Technology Leadership. The announcement was made here at the Marriott Doral Golf Resort and Spa during the Fiatech Technology Conference & Showcase.
Miami, FL, April 3, 2012 — Some of the best and the brightest in the capital projects industry were recognized here tonight at the 2012 Fiatech Technology Conference & Showcase for their achievements in the engineering and technology fields. The Marriott Doral Golf Resort and Spa is the site of the three-day event.
Austin, TX, March 29, 2012 — Fiatech has announced the release of a new project report entitled "Real-Time Field Reporting for Smart Devices." The report, representing the first phase of a two-phase project, is available here.
Austin, TX, March 28, 2012 — Fiatech has announced the publication of "User Acceptance of Mobile IT, Phase II." The report can be obtained here.
Austin, TX, March 21, 2012 — The Fiatech Regulatory Streamlining Committee has completed the first phase of its AutoCodes Project Proof-of-Concept (POC) effort, which demonstrates the ability to apply automated code checking technology to Building Information Models (BIM). This project was launched in response to the fundamental need for greater consistency, efficiency and speed within the building code review and approval process.
Austin, TX, February 23, 2012 – Fiatech continues to drive the industry forward with an expanding project list recently approved by the Board of Advisors. Completion dates vary for the new efforts, with some finishing in 2012 and others extending into 2013. The seven new projects add to an already substantial list of on-going work. Newly approved and funded projects include:
Austin, TX, February 15, 2012 — Fiatech is pleased to announce that it has released an "Interoperability Vision Paper" for the capital projects industry. The paper, which was recently circulated to Fiatech membership for review and input is available now for all industry sectors (including process plant, building, and infrastructure) at http://fiatech.org/projects/project-deliverables. The Vision Paper presents an overview of current activities for advancing interoperability, and puts forward building blocks with calls for action to accelerate advancement of interoperability to achieve step change value gains in the industry. We welcome input and feedback from the industry on the Vision Paper and see the document as a dynamic guide for the industry which Fiatech will up-date periodically based on industry feedback, new advancements and industry progress in achieving value gains from Interoperability.