Aconex Saves Time on Offshore Wind Farm Project
Construction Management Platform Connects Remote Teams to Accelerate Data Flows
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, June 7, 2017 – Aconex Limited (ASX: ACX), provider of the #1 global platform connecting teams on construction and engineering projects, today announced that Deepwater Wind, LLC, the nation’s leading offshore wind energy development group, turned to Aconex to manage project information during the design and construction of the Block Island Wind Farm.
Close collaboration among the various stakeholders, contractors and suppliers was critical to ensure that all the wind farm components – foundations, cable systems, turbines, and blades – came together as planned. “Design and construction needed to be carefully and closely coordinated,” said Deepwater Wind President Chris van Beek. “Document control was essential in making sure we delivered the project within budget and on time.” After evaluating available project management systems on the market, the company chose Aconex for its ease of project set-up and use, extensive customer support, and successful track record with similar developments.
“Some of the design files that we had to share with contractors were very large,” said Mr. van Beek. “Uploading, transmitting and updating these files on Aconex was very straightforward and efficient. The platform was a great solution for executing design reviews and other complex processes within relatively short time frames.”
“Deepwater Wind has earned a reputation as a leading developer in the emerging U.S. market for offshore wind power,” said Frank Kopas, general manager of the Americas at Aconex. “We congratulate them on the successful commissioning of the Block Island Wind Farm, and we look forward to supporting the company with similar projects in the future.”
Aconex provides the #1 cloud and mobile collaboration platform for the global construction industry. The platform connects owners, contractors and their project teams in the construction, infrastructure, and energy and resources sectors, providing project-wide visibility and control between the many different organizations collaborating across their projects. With more than 70,000 user organizations and over $1 trillion of project value delivered in more than 70 countries, Aconex is the industry’s most widely adopted and trusted platform. Founded in 2000, Aconex has 47 offices in 23 countries around the world. The company’s ordinary shares are traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker code ACX and are included in the S&P/ASX 200 Index.Back to news