Bentley Systems has announced the project finalists in its 2014 Be Inspired Awards competition including nominees from South East Asia Pacific.

A platform that brings together infrastructure professionals and members of academia from around the globe, the Be Inspired Awards competition aims to advance innovation and best practices in design, engineering, construction, operations, and project delivery.

The judging panel comprising of industry experts, selected 54 finalists from nominations submitted by organisations in 49 countries. The winners of the Be Inspired Awards will be announced at The Year in Infrastructure 2014 Conference, taking place November 4-6 in London, U.K.

Carrying the theme, Next Practices for Advancing BIM, this Conference will host leading executives in the world of infrastructure design, construction and operations who will explore the intersection of technology and business drivers, and how they are shaping the future of infrastructure delivery and investment returns, through a series of presentations and interactive sessions.

The conference is tailored to the information needs of management-level executives in architecture and engineering firms, construction companies, and owner-operator and government organisations responsible for the design, delivery, or operations of infrastructure.

The Be Inspired Awards finalists for 2014 from South East Asia Pacific:

Innovation in Asset Performance Management: Tenaga Nasional Berhad – Asset Performance Management at Tenaga Nasional Berhad Power Plants (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Innovation in Megaprojects: QGC Pty Limited – The Journey from Physical Assets to Digital Assets for the Queensland Curtis LNG Project (Gladstone, Queensland, Australia)

Innovation in Mining and Metals: Ausenco – Constancia Project – (Chamaca and Livitaca, Chumbivilcas, Peru); and Ausenco – Goldstrike (Eureka County, Nevada, United States)

Innovation in Project Performance: MMC Oil & Gas Engineering Sdn Bhd – MMCOG Integrated Data Administration (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Innovation in Roads: Well-Connected Alliance – The Waterview Connection (Auckland, New Zealand)

Innovation in Structural Engineering: D&H Steel Construction – Westgate Footbridge (Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand)

Innovation in Utilities and Communications Networks: ElectraNet – Bentley Substation Implementation and Integration into ElectraNet SOP (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia)

Innovation in Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Network Modelling and Analysis: Manila Water Company, Inc. – Marikina North Project (Marikina City, Philippines)

The complete list of 2014 Be Inspired Awards finalists is available on the Bentley Systems website.