The D2Sense assistant system for heavy building machines, that results from research by the Communication Networks Institute (Prof. Dr.-Ing. C. Wietfeld) of TU Dortmund, has been awarded with the advancement award of the Construction Materials, Stones and Earths Industry at the presentation of the advancement awards "Arbeit · Sicherheit · Gesundheit 2013" (transl. "Work · Safety · Health 2013"). The award, which includes Germany's highest prize money for occupational safety awards (100,000 euros), was given by Berufsgenossenschaft Rohstoffe und chemische Industrie for the 16th time on April 5, 2013 at Alte Oper Frankfurt (Frankfurt on the Main). The D2Sense assistant system was developed in close collaboration with Bayerische Asphaltmischwerke, one of Germany's leading asphalt producers, and is going to be marketed by the TU Dortmund spin-off comnovo GmbH in the future.