Oman Gas Company Wins Award for Digital Advancements in Asset Performance
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has announced the winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards. The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing design, construction, and operations of infrastructure throughout the world.
The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing design, construction, operations and maintenance of infrastructure and industrial assets throughout the world. Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 57 finalists from 420 nominations submitted by more than 340 user organizations around the world. At a ceremony and gala at the conclusion of Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference, Bentley acknowledged nine Special Recognition Awards and 19 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners including Oman Gas.
Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry experts selected the 57 finalists from 420 nominations submitted by more than 340 user organizations around the world.
At a ceremony and gala at the conclusion of Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference, Bentley acknowledged 19 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners and nine Special Recognition Awards winners.
Year in Infrastructure 2018 Special Recognition Awards winners:
Advancing Collaborative Digital Workflows in Rail and Transit
China Railway Engineering Consulting Group Co., Ltd. – BIM Project for the Beijing-Zhangjiakou High-speed Railway – Beijing, China
Advancing Digital Twins for Airports
Infraero Empresa Brasileira de Infraestrutura Aeroportuária – Digital Airport-Londrina – Paraná, Brazil
Advancing Digital Twins for Bridges
Composite Structures Lab, Chung-Ang University – Innovative Bridge Maintenance System Using Digital Twin Model – Seoul, South Korea
Advancing Digital Twins for Roads and Highways
Guangxi Communications Design Group Co., Ltd. – BIM-based Collaborative Design and Construction Management of All Elements and Objects in the Lipu-Yulin Expressway Project – Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Advancing Digital Twins for Tunnels
AECOM – Tideway Tunnels C410 Central Contract – London, United Kingdom
Advancing Digital Twins for Utilities Transmission and Distribution
POWERCHINA Hubei Electric Engineering Corporation Limited – Cha’anling-Xiaojiazhou
220-kV Electric Transmission Line Project – Xianning City, Hubei, China
Advancing Industrialization through Digital Components for Urban Infrastructure
CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. – BIM Technology Application in the Municipal Infrastructure Phase 1 Project of Zhong-Guan-Cun Science and Technology Town – Baodi District, Tianjin City, China
Advancing Digital Workflows for Asset Performance Modeling of Transit Systems
Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. – Nagpur Metro Asset Information Management System – Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Continuous Surveying in Constructioneering
Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC and Eye-bot Aerial Solutions – Pennsylvania Chemicals Project – Monaca, Pennsylvania, United States
The winners of Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards for going digital advancements in infrastructure are:
PT. WIJAYA KARYA (Persero) Tbk – Design and Build of Road Bridge at Teluk Lamong Port Project – Gresik-Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Buildings and Campuses
Shalom Baranes Associates – Cannon House Office Building Renewal – Washington, District of Columbia, United States
iForte Solusi Infotek – iForte Fiber Management System – Jakarta, Indonesia
AAEngineering Group, LLP – Phase II of Pustynnoe Gold Plant: Modernization and Capacity Increase – Balkhash, Karaganda region, Kazakhstan
Yunnan Yunling Engineering Cost Consultation Co., Ltd. – New Municipal Road Construction PPP Project of the Municipal Public Facility Construction Project of Guandu Culture New City – Kunming, Yunnan, China
PT. WIJAYA KARYA (Persero) Tbk – Landslide Disaster Protection Project on the National Road Network – Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia
Digital Engineering (BIM) Center of Shenyang Aluminum & Magnesium Engineering & Research Institute Co., Ltd. – Alumina Refinery Project Cooperated between CHALCO and Indonesia – Bukit Batu, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Mining and Offshore Engineering
Northern Engineering & Technology Corporation, MCC – SINO Iron Ore Mine – Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Sacyr Somague – Hydroelectric Use of the Foz Tua Dam – Foz Tua, Alijó- Vila Real, Portugal
AECOM – Gaining New Perspective through ProjectWise Project Insights – United Kingdom
Rail and Transit
Skanska Costain STRABAG Joint Venture (SCS) – HS2 Main Works Lots S1 and S2 – London, United Kingdom
Skand Pty Ltd – Building Envelope Inspection Powered by Machine Learning and Reality Modeling for RMIT University Brunswick Campus – Victoria, Australia
Road and Rail Asset Performance
CSX Transportation – Annual Patch Rail Capital Planning – Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Roads and Highways
Lebuhraya Borneo Utara – Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak – Sarawak, Malaysia
Shilp Consulting Engineers – Alambagh Bus Terminal – Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance
Oman Gas Company S.A.O.C. – Asset Performance Solution for Reliability Management – Al-Khuwair, Muscat, Oman
Oman Gas Company S.A.O.C. transmits and distributes gas to 4.4 million people and most of the area’s key economic industry facilities. To ensure consistent availability of its product, the company used Bentley’s AssetWise to develop a reliability and integrity program based on a digitalized, automated framework, reducing human intervention to avoid human fault analysis and improve resource effectiveness. The company needed a single common platform for reliability, integrity management, and maintenance for its assets, which are widely spread across Oman.
The organization digitalized, automated, and compiled all reliability and integrity data and management tasks into one connected data environment using Bentley’s AssetWise. The system consolidates and analyzes all inspection and condition monitoring data from manual and IoT sources providing visibility to condition degradation trends and critical health parameters allowing proactive actions to be taken therefore reducing the number of breakdowns. The system calculates reliability and availability for each asset and also generates automated weekly reminders to ensure timely corrective action of root cause analysis recommendations. Integrating handheld devices for operators to upload readings and receive alerts ensures all anomalies are identified quickly and overseen by the appropriate personnel. This digitalized system has reduced failures and improved reliability performance by 9 percent, representing significant value to the company.
Utilities Transmission and Distribution
Pestech International Berhad – Substation Design & Automation for Olak Lempit Substation Project – Banting, Selangor, Malaysia
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants
MCC Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited – 400,000 ton/day Water Supply Project of Wenjiang District, Chengdu City – Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Networks
DTK Hydronet Solutions – Conceptioneering and Master Planning of Bankura Multi Village Bulk Water Supply Scheme – Bankura, West Bengal, India
Bentley Systems has posted highlights of this year’s winning projects on its website . Detailed descriptions of all nominated projects are in the print and digital versions of its 2018 Infrastructure Yearbook,which will be published in early 2019. To review the past editions of this publication, which together feature more than 3,500 world-class projects recognized in the Year in Infrastructure Awards program since 2004, access Bentley’s Infrastructure Yearbooks .
About the Year in Infrastructure Conference and AwardsProgram
Since 2004, the Year in Infrastructure Awards program has showcased excellence and innovation in the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure projects around the world. The awards program is the only competition of its kind that is global in scope and comprehensive in categories covered, encompassing all types of infrastructure projects. The awards program is open to all users of Bentley software. Independent panels of industry experts select finalists for each category. Learn more .
Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure Conference features a series of presentations and interactive workshops exploring the intersection of technology and business drivers, and how they are shaping the future of infrastructure project delivery and asset performance.
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