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Founders’ Honors 2023

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2023 Founders' Honors

Congratulations to the 2023 Founders' Honors Recipients

Founders’ Honors, chosen individually by Bentley Systems’ founders, are presented to a small number of exemplary projects, individuals, and organizations which particularly inspire us in our company’s mission of advancing the world’s infrastructure while sustaining both the global economy and environment.

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Bridges &
Tunnels

Collins Engineers, Inc.

Digital Twins and Artificial Intelligence for Historic Robert Street Bridge Rehabilitation

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Project Playbook: AssetWise, iTwin, iTwin Capture, iTwin Experience, MicroStation, ProjectWise
Image Credit: Collins Engineers, Inc.

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Construction

KOVALSKA NERUKHOMIST LLC

Kovalska going digital

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Project Playbook: SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Kovalska Nerukhomist LLC

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Enterprise
Engineering

WSP Australia

Implementation of Digital Workflows on Infrastructure Projects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Project Playbook: iTwin, MicroStation, OpenBridge, OpenBuildings, OpenCities, OpenRail, OpenRoads, ProjectWise, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: WSP Australia

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facilities,
campuses & cities

Dublin City University

Smart Dublin City University Digital Twin

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Project Playbook: AssetWise, iTwin, iTwin Capture, OpenCities
Image Credit: Dublin City University

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facilities,
campuses & cities

Port Authority of New South Wales

Port Authority of New South Wales: A Case Study in Digital Transformation

Location: New South Wales, Australia
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, OpenCities
Image Credit: Port Authority of New South Wales

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facilities,
campuses & cities

Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd. (SIDRI)

Kubuqi 2000MW Photovoltaic Desertification Control Project (Section I)

Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
Project Playbook: OpenBuildings, OpenRoads, STAAD
Image Credit: Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd. (SIDRI)

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Process &
Power Generation

Contact Energy

Tauhara Geothermal Power Project Drilling Campaign

Location: Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
Project Playbook: Central, Leapfrog
Image Credit: Contact Energy

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Process &
Power Generation

WISDRI Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited

New Blast Furnace Project of Yukun Iron & Steel Capacity Upgrade Project

Location: Yuxi, Yunnan, China
Project Playbook: AutoPIPE, iTwin Capture, OpenBuildings, OpenPlant, OpenRoads, ProjectWise, ProStructures, Raceway and Cable Management, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: WISDRI Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited 

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Roads &
Highways

PT. Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk

Evolve to Digital Ecosystem for New Capital City of Indonesia

Location: Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, OpenBridge, OpenRoads, ProjectWise, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: PT. Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk

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Roads &
Highways

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB)

Model Based Design - Preparing for the Future of Digital Delivery

Location: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Project Playbook: iTwin, LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenBridge, OpenRoads, ProjectWise
Image Credit: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB)

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SUBSURFACE
MODELING & ANALYSIS

Kenya Geological Survey

Kenya Nationwide Airborne Geophysical Survey

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Project Playbook: Oasis montaj
Image Credit: Kenya Geological Survey

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SUBSURFACE
MODELING & ANALYSIS

PT Hutama Karya (Persero)

Geotechnical Engineering to Support Sustainability in "Nusantara" City at IKN Toll Road 3A

Location: Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Project Playbook: iTwin, GeoStudio, Leapfrog, OpenRoads, PLAXIS
Image Credit: PT Hutama Karya (Persero)

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Surveying &
Monitoring

Benesch

AI/ML-Driven Pavement Crack Detection

Location: Multiple, United States
Project Playbook: AssetWise, iTwin, iTwin Capture, MicroStation
Image Credit: Benesch

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Surveying &
Monitoring

Yuba Water Agency

New Bullards Bar Dam

Location: Camptonville, California, United States
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, iTwin IoT
Image Credit: Yuba Water Agency

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Transmission &
Distribution

Kalpataru Projects International Limited

Construction of 2 Nos of 225KV Transmission Lines & 2 Nos of Substations in Cameroon

Location: Cameroon
Project Playbook: nPulse, Power Line Systems, STAAD
Image Credit: Kalpataru Projects International Limited

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