fire safety

Fire safety in construction: Setting the agenda

Ryan Simmonds, Sales Director for Framing at voestalpine Metsec plc, explores the importance of only specifying framing materials that have been fire tested or assessed and the options available to the industry.
BIM technology

BIM and digital transformation: Opening the door to innovation

Enterprise Ireland’s John Hunt tells PBC Today that digital transformation is the key to improving productivity and cutting waste in construction – and discusses how BIM technology is opening the door for many SMEs to compete on a larger stage
BIM Alliance

GroupBC becomes a patron of the UK BIM Alliance

GroupBC has announced that they are now a Gold Patron of the UK BIM Alliance, supporting their aim to ensure BIM becomes business as usual
BIM Level 2

Sizing up the benefits of BIM Level 2

Terry Stocks, head of the UK BIM L2 Programme for the Centre for Digital Built Britain, takes an overview of the recently published BIM Benefits Methodology and Report
data protection

Information Security – Keeping your data secure

A new white paper issued by GroupBC outlines some key issues raised by prospective and existing customers in areas such as confidentiality, data protection (including GDPR) and intellectual property, and hosting service provision and summarises the provisions they've taken to address them whether you are working to BIM Level 2 or not
G-Cloud 10

GroupBC selected for G-Cloud 10 Cloud Software supplier framework

GroupBC (under the registered name Business Collaborator Ltd) has been awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Services G-Cloud 10 agreement for the supply of Cloud Software
BC Enterprise

Architectural firm choose BC Enterprise to support BIM processes

Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt, an award-winning architectural practice, has chosen BC Enterprise from GroupBC to enable them to adopt Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 standards across their projects
What is BIM (Building Information Modelling)?

What is BIM (Building Information Modelling)?

What is BIM? Most of us in the construction industry will be familiar with the term, but what is it and how can it benefit the construction sector? In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no...
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

Breakthrough report quantifies BIM benefits

According to a new report by PwC detailing for the first time the possible financial benefits of BIM, the implementation of BIM Level 2 could save the government £400m a year
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

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