Australian Civil Construction Software Leader E7 Acquired by Bentley Systems

By Ralph Rio

Acquisition or Partnership

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the acquisition of E7 Pty Ltd, a Brisbane, Australia-based supplier in field-based construction delivery software for heavy civil construction.  The acquisition adds capabilities to Bentley’s comprehensive project delivery solution that helps civil contractors meet the schedule and budget requirements of infrastructure investment programs.

E7 helps organizations achieve greater resource utilization and field productivity through mobile and web interfaces that transform manual, field-based tasks into digital workflows.  It includes capabilities specifically designed for heavy civil construction, including daily diaries, unplanned event tracking, timesheets, dockets, daily costs, and quantity progress measurement, which enable supervisors to produce daily progress measurement reports simply and quickly.

E7’s daily cost capture methods will extend Bentley’s SYNCHRO construction modeling, project management and reporting, task management, voice-based field data capture, and automation capabilities to create a comprehensive 4D construction digital twin solution.  The combined capabilities enable heavy civil construction contractors to effectively optimize the utilization of field resources to stay on schedule and on budget.


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