Landfill taxes – Treatment is better than cure, prescribed by Mick George Ltd

Mick George Ltd discuss their solution to avoid the paying landfill taxes for waste disposal with their sustainable programmes. Projects, developments, or refurbishments, call it what you will, one thing that inherently results from such upgrades, is incurred costs. By nature, things are likely to improve, so it is an expenditure...

Local FD, Jon Stump, maneuvers through South America for charity

Jon Stump, Finance Director, has embraced the ‘Challenge Yourself’ task set by Mick George Ltd to its employees to raise money for its selected charities of the year. ‘Challenge Yourself’ was the task set by Mick George Ltd to its employees, management and directors throughout the business, in an attempt...

Mick’s Mates Live in Action – an installation service of accredited tradesmen

Mick George Ltd discuss the progress of Mick's Mates, an installation service made up of accredited local tradesmen to fulfil a number of installation needs. It was only a relatively short time ago, Mick George Ltd introduced Mick’s Mates, an installation service made up of accredited local tradesmen completing works...
Cyber security vs the regulator: do you know where you stand?

Cyber crime keeps executives at smaller firms awake at night too

BeCyberSure explain the importance of building cyber security into every business and how regulators have a role to play in keeping data safe
Solibri

Solibri Model Checker – A solution in alignment with the ever evolving potential of...

This is a short exploration of what is happening in the BIM community and how the continuous identification of new BIM use cases should be considered when exploring potential solutions and evaluating how you apply QA/QC to your BIM processes.  It is also a chance to share a different...
accessibility

Avoiding assumptions can help you avoid accessibility problems

Ian Streets, of About Access discusses how the principles of good accessibility are imperative when designing for people with disabilities

Mick George Insurance – Don’t ‘Go Compare’, Go Mick George

Mick George Ltd has added a new service to its growing portfolio – Mick George Insurance is able to pass on the benefits of an independent broker to prospective customers. While the need for ‘Insurance’ hasn’t changed over the years, the way in which it’s presented to us as consumers, and how we...
Clearbox

BIM technology – What came first? The chicken or the egg?

Clearbox discusses the need for better BIM technology to enable digital transformation. We’re constantly being told that in order for digital transformation to succeed people must be willing to change. While that’s true, what is technology really doing to help? Does better technology need to come before behavioural change? It’s absolutely...
Elecosoft Asta

Asta Powerproject gains enhanced BIM features to support the demand for 4D BIM planning

Elecosoft discuss 4D BIM and the launch of their latest solution, Asta Powerproject, aimed at supporting the growing need. Elecosoft has launched a new version of its flagship construction project management solution, Asta Powerproject. Based on user experience and input from construction industry experts, Asta Powerproject v14.0.03 delivers significantly new...
man and machine

2nd generation training BIM ready program for construction professionals

Man and Machine unveil their plans for the pan-European BIM Ready Program, providing a foundation for delivering this national construction aspirations. When one realises the significant ambitions of UK Government to build more houses, develop cheaper energy and provide more capacity in the transport system with projects like Crossrail and HS2,...
coBuilder

coBuilder signs agreement for delivery of structured product data for the Norwegian construction industry

This week, coBuilder signed an agreement with The Federation of Norwegian Construction Industry (BNL) to deliver standard-based product data structures also known as Product Data Templates to the entire sector. coBuilder – the biggest provider of digital data services for the Norwegian construction industry, will deliver the data templates into...

Community fund: ‘Bumper’ round to benefit the county

An increasing presence in and around the East Midland and East Anglian region, local business Mick George Ltd is certainly justifying its attendance, with yet another community fund donation to seventeen separate developments. The first of two annual ‘Community Fund’ announcements, the organisation is set to provide funding to an...
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

Highway Design and 3d modelling

Have you thought about the quality of your highway designs? If your team is still working the way they did 10 years ago then they need to adopt the BIM protocols and change the way they are working. The benefits you can realise are as follows: Clash detection Direct savings on...
The continual development of BIM: How can you utilise it?

Martin Holt joins Stroma as its new Chief Executive Officer

Martin joins Stroma to spearhead an already extremely strong senior management. Stroma has announced a significant executive recruitment with Martin Holt joining the Group as its new Chief Executive Officer. It is the latest statement of intent from Stroma during a period where the Group has grown both organically and...