Every Be Inspired nominated project is published in The Year in Infrastructure annual publication, the premier showcase of infrastructure achievement, distributed globally in printed form to over 150,000 professionals interested in the state of the art in our built environment. The digital version of The Year in Infrastructure is available on the Bentley website.
Winners and finalists projects are also featured in Bentley's online interactive Be Inspired Project Portfolios. This fully searchable portfolio of current and prior-year projects include associated project video presentations, additional images, and resource links.
2012 Special Recognition Award Winners
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Attaining Return on Innovation | Winner: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Advancing Information Mobility | Winner: Shaw Power Group
Innovation in Asset Performance Management | Winner: Ecofys Netherlands B.V.
Sustaining Our Society | Winner: Parsons Brinckerhoff and Arup JV
Sustaining Our Environment | Winner: CH2M Hill
Sustaining the Professions | Winner: HydroChina Zhongnan Engineering Corporation
Bentley Developer Network Award | Winner: Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.
Educator of the Year | Winner: Guenter Maresch, University of Salzburg
2012 Be Inspired Awards Winners
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Connecting Project Teams | Winner: Saudi Electricity Company/Implemented by Nahil
Innovation in Asset Lifecycle Information Management | Winner: Southern Company
Innovation in Bridges | Winner: Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
Innovation in Building | Winner: John McAslan + Partners
Innovation in Communications Networks | Winner: IMMCO, Inc.
Innovation in Construction | Winner: Taylor Woodrow-BAM Nuttal JV
Innovation in Generative Design | Winner: Robin Partington Architects
Innovation in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering | Winner: Mississippi Department of Transportation
Innovation in Government | Winner: Crossrail Ltd
Innovation in Land Development, Engineering, and Management | Winner: Mortenson Construction
Innovation in Mining and Metals | Winner: Petra Diamonds Limited
Innovation in Offshore Engineering | Winner: Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd
Innovation in Power Generation | Winner: HydroChina Zhongnan Engineering Corporation
Innovation in Process Manufacturing | Winner: Zeton Inc.
Innovation in Rail and Transit | Winner: Sweco AB
Innovation in Roads | Winner: Creighton Manning Engineering
Innovation in Structural Engineering | Winner: John A. Martin & Associates
Innovation in Utility Transmission and Distribution Networks | Winner: Enogex LLC
Innovation in Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants | Winner: Carollo Engineers, Inc
Innovation in Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Networks | Winner: Azersu OJSC