Digital twin projects receive recognition at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference

Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure conference went digital amid the global pandemic. Continuing the tradition, Bentley announced the winners of Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards during the conference. These awards honor the most outstanding infrastructure projects around the world. The projects submitted by Bentley software users are judged by a jury of independent experts. The projects are judged for innovation, superior vision, and a steady commitment to outstanding quality and productivity.

This year 57 finalists were chosen from 400 entries submitted by more than 330 organizations. The selections were made by 16 independent panels across a range of categories. Bentley Systems acknowledged 19 Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards winners and 14 Special Recognition awardees during the virtual conference.

The Year in Infrastructure 2020 Special Recognition awardees are:

  • HDR, Marc Basnight Bridge
  • Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), A Smartwatch on the Bridge
  • The Institute of Engineering and Ocean Technology/Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Challenges in Addressing Life Extension of Ageing Platforms in Western Offshore of India
  • Volgogradnefteproekt, LLC, Ethane-Containing Gas Processing Complex Construction Support
  • WASKITA Karya (Persero) Tbk, Railway Facility for Manggarai to Jatinegara: Package A—Phase II (Main Line II)
  • JSTI Group Co., Ltd., Hengjiang Avenue Rapid Transformation Project
  • Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), Collaborative Information System Implementation—Whole Lifecycle Common Data Environment
  • Network Rail, Overcoming Challenges Under COVID-19 Lockdown
  • NYS Department of Transportation, Model Based Contracting—NYS RT 28 over the Esopus
  • Liaoning Water Conservancy and Hydropower Survey and Design Research Institute Co., Ltd., Chaoyang Underground Pumping Station Project of the LXB Water Supply Project Phase II
  • Shanghai Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., Shanghai Electric Environmental Protection Group Technology Renovation and Expansion Project for Nantong Thermoelectric Waste Incineration
  • Swatch Ltd., Shigeru Ban, Itten+Brechbühl AG, Swatch Headquarters
  • Guangdong Hydropower Planning & Design Institute, Guangdong Yangjiang Pumped Storage Power Station
  • Jacobs, San Jose Headworks

The winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards for going digital advancements in infrastructure are:

  • 4D Digital Construction
    DPR Construction
    2019 LSM DS Tech Upgrade
    Durham, North Carolina, United States
  • Bridges
    Chongqing Communications Planning, Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd., Guizhou Communications Construction Group Co., Ltd., Guizhou Bridge Construction Group Co., Ltd.
    Digital Design and Construction of Taihong Yangtze River Bridge
    Chongqing, China
  • Buildings and Campuses
    Voyants Solutions Private Limited
    Bangladesh Regional Waterway Transport Project 1 – Shasanghat (New Dhaka) IWT Terminal
    Dhaka-Shasanghat, Narayanganj, Chandpur, and Barisal; Bangladesh
  • Digital Cities
    City of Helsinki
    Digital City of Synergy
    Helsinki, Finland
  • Geotechnical Engineering
    Golder Associates Hong Kong Ltd.
    Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link Tunnel, Southern Landfall
    Hong Kong
  • Land and Site Development
    AAEngineering Group
    Dzhamgyr Mine – Project Implementation in Extreme Conditions
    Talas Region, Kyrgyzstan
  • Manufacturing
    MCC Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Ltd.
    BIM Technology-Based Construction of Digital Plant for Iron & Steel Base in Lingang, Laoting of HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
    Tangshan, Hebei, China
  • Mining and Offshore Engineering
    AAEngineering Group
    Digital Twin of AKSU Plant: From Concept to Startup
    Aksu, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan
  • Power Generation
    Shanghai Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Shanghai Electric Environmental Protection Group Technology Renovation and Expansion Project for Nantong Thermoelectric Waste Incineration
    Nantong, Jiangsu, China
  • Project Delivery
    Sweco | Digitalization with BIM
    United Kingdom
  • Rail and Transit
    POWERCHINA Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited
    Innovative Application of Digital Engineering Technology in Shaoxing Rail and Transit Construction
    Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China
  • Reality Modeling
    Khatib & Alami
    Geo-enabling Reality Model Tips and Tricks
    Muscat, Oman
  • Road and Rail Asset Performance
    Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
    Collaborative Information System Implementation – Whole Lifecycle Common Data Environment
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Roads and Highways
    Sichuan Road & Bridge (Group) Co., Ltd.
    BIM Technology Application on Chengdu-Yibin Expressway
    Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Structural Engineering
    WSP Overcomes Complex Challenges with Bentley’s Technology to Deliver Principal Tower
    London, England, United Kingdom
  • Utilities and Communications
    Sterlite Power Transmission Limited
    Sterlite BIM
    Tripura, India
  • Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance
    Shell’s QGC business
    Evolution of Engineering Data, Documents and Information Management
    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants
    Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Networks
    DTK Hydronet Solutions
    Digital Water Network Engineering & Asset Management of Dibrugarh Water Supply Project
    Dibrugarh, Assam, India

Learn more about all the awards finalists and winners. All Year in Infrastructure 2020 Award winners, finalists, and nominees will be featured in the 2020 Infrastructure Yearbook, which will be published in early 2021. To learn more about selected projects from past years, click here.