The Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Young Professionals 2011 survey polled Construction Industry Owners, Contractors, Designers, and Users on the topics of Technology and Professional Development. A snapshot of these survey results are discussed below.Moore’s Law describes, in general, the effect by which our technological capacity doubles every two years. We asked, what is the most important technology tool in your company? The results:• 23% Email• 22% Database Software such as Microsoft Excel or Access• 18% CM or Scheduling Software• 16% BIM/ CAD• 12% Other (miscellaneous)• 7% Smart Phones• 2% Tablet Devices such as iPadAcross all age groups, Email and Excel
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.