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Aveva and Schneider Electric agree to a reverse merger

Aveva and Schneider Electric agree to a reverse merger

Aveva can loosen its belt and get comfortable as it becomes larger than Bentley Systems as a result of this complex deal. Plant design and engineering software company Aveva has struck a reverse merger deal with Schneider Electric. Cambridge, UK-based Aveva (LON: AVV) will receive Schneider’s software unit for approximately $857.7 million (£550 million). In […]

Aveva adds to steel fabrication portfolio

Aveva adds to steel fabrication portfolio

FabTrol provides automated estimating and bid preparation for steel design. Plant design software specialist Aveva has agreed to acquire FabTrol Systems, Inc. of Eugene, Oregon. Aveva will add FabTrol’s software for steel design estimating and bid preparation to its Aveva Everything 3D suite. Terms of the deal were not announced.   Aveva says FabTrol software is “a […]

Bentley buys C3global for predictive modeling

Bentley buys C3global for predictive modeling

Another move to harness operational Big Data for asset performance management.   Bentley Systems has acquired UK-based C3global, provider of built asset management technology. Bentley will add C3global’s Amulet technology to its AssetWise portfolio, giving it the ability to perform predictive asset performance modeling. The acquisition is consistent with Bentley’s recent moves to enhance its […]

Aveva acquires 8over8 makers of ProCon software

Aveva acquires 8over8 makers of ProCon software

P&P company Aveva acquires 8over8 project control software developer for £26.9

Aveva acquires 8over8 for capital discipline

Aveva acquires 8over8 for capital discipline

Adding increased project control to the operations dashboard for oil and gas project development. Power and process plant design and operations software specialist Aveva opens the new year by adding risk management to its operations oversight portfolio. The Cambridge, UK firm is buying 8over8 Ltd, the developer of ProCon, a risk management platform that connects […]

Bentley extends use of hypermodels in asset performance management

Bentley extends use of hypermodels in asset performance management

Design documentation becomes the virtual edition of the physical plant for on-going operations. A new release of Bentley Systems’ AssetWise APM (asset performance management) extends the use of its pioneering hypermodels technology into asset operations and maintenance. Hypermodeling is Bentley technology for merging 2D drawings, 3D models, and related project data into one spatial viewing […]

Aveva stays with Windows for its mobile strategy

Aveva stays with Windows for its mobile strategy

New E3D Insight is for Windows 8 only and uses Microsoft Azure cloud technology. Aveva has launched its first mobile app, the fruit of a year-long collaboration with Microsoft to develop a 3D mobile viewing platform for plant design. Aveva E3D (the “E” is for “Everything”) is only available on Windows mobile devices. The app […]

Bentley acquires MOSES offshore structural engineering suite

Bentley acquires MOSES offshore structural engineering suite

The acquired software will be added to the Bentley SACS line of offshore engineering and naval architecture software. Bentley Systems has acquired the MOSES software business from Ultramarine, Inc.  MOSES is a leading analysis and simulation software solution for complex projects involving the transportation and installation of offshore structures, including the launch of jackets and […]

Using game technology to teach plant operations safety

Using game technology to teach plant operations safety

New Aveva software places 3D plant models in interactive game environment. Aveva has released new software that uses gaming technology as a tool for immersive training and simulation within the complex 3D plant models designed using Aveva technology. The oil & gas, power, and process plant industries already make extensive use of 3D models. The […]

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Siemens and Bentley extend collaboration

Siemens and Bentley extend collaboration

Siemens was first a Bentley customer, but the relationship has grown to include joint working relationships in creating interoperable software for factory construction and process plant engineering and operations. By Kathleen Maher Although it has not been generally known, Siemens and Bentley are long-time collaborators. The two companies have multiple agreements in which they deploy […]