BIM mandate

Industry frustration on the rise over government enforcement of BIM mandate

There is growing frustration with the speed and direction of travel with which BIM is being embedded as "business as usual", according to a major industry review.
Scotland innovation centre

How the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre is helping companies adopt BIM

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre provides a wide range of support to help businesses through their BIM journey. Skills and training manager Lisa Deane discusses what’s on offer.
Use of BIM

Why BIM is here to stay

April marked the two-year anniversary of BIM Level 2 mandate, yet industry reports suggest that the adoption of BIM remains slow. However, Lucy Abbott, BIM director of Wates Group, believes the benefits of BIM for design teams, clients and end users mean it is here to stay
upskilling stream

Stroma Group become a new signatory of the UK BIM Alliance

The Stroma Group has become a signatory of the UK BIM Alliance, along with Niraj Mistry of Stroma Certification leading the upskilling stream for the projects team at the UK BIM Alliance
digital construction apprenticeship

Kier launch innovative digital construction apprenticeship

Kier has launched a new two-year digital construction apprenticeship with a focus on applying Building Information Modelling (BIM) to inspire the next generation of talent to consider a career within the built environment
Use of BIM

Exploring the potential of digital technology

Transformation is happening all around us and while other industries have been quick to make the digital leap, the construction industry has been slower out of the starting blocks. Steve Thompson of EOS Facades shares his views on the positive impact technology will have on today’s construction industry
BIM Level 2 Certification

Are You Ready for BIM Level 2 Certification?

Building Information Modelling, or BIM, has already made a huge impact in the way we build. Not only does it ensure a better building quality, efficiency and sustainability, but the adoption of BIM brings firms additional benefits such as lower costs, better resource management and delivering projects on time. Couple your commitment to adopt this methodology with the attainment of company or personal BIM Level 2 Certification and you’ll gain recognition for meeting the highest UK construction standards
BIM Legal

Legal definitions of BIM inconsistent according to new report by the UK BIM Alliance

Legal and commercial specialists are offering different definitions of Building Information Model (BIM) Level 2, according to The Winfield Rock Report, developed in association with Gowling WLG
BIM Certification

A&B Engineering selects BIM Certification from Stroma

A&B Engineering (Mechanical Services Division) Ltd has become the latest construction industry organisation to choose BIM Certification, provided by Stroma Certification
Be Inspired awards

UK firms recognised for BIM advancements in Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards

Projects from London to the Cairngorms National Park were among the UK schemes represented at Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards for BIM advancements
BIM Implementation

BIM implementation in the UK: Elimination of the Final Problem

Bhushan Avsatthi, Associate Director at Hi-Tech iSolutions LLP, delves into the current BIM implementation across the UK and the struggles the industry continues to face when executing BIM level 2

BIM: Do the lawyers get it?

Sarah Rock of Gowling WLG and May Winfield of Carillion discuss the initial findings of a UK BIM Alliance research project looking at the understanding of legal and contractual issues surrounding BIM among lawyers and those working within the industry
global BIM

Digital Node: Surviving a digitised construction industry

In an age where it’s increasingly obvious that technology is one of the main drivers for a successful construction industry, it's perhaps easy to feel overwhelmed by the need to adopt advancements in our day-to-day business. From laser scanning to drones, wearable tech to Big Data and IoT and incorporating BIM into ‘business as usual’, how do we digitise our built environment industry and embrace the advancements on offer?

Reaping the benefits of linking BIM and CAFM

Joshua Davies of Stride Treglown discusses what needs to be done to integrate meaningful data from the construction process into a client’s CAFM model for future and existing estates – and how to reap the benefits

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