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Asset Information Model

BIM there, done that? – BIM and FM

Simon Lewis and Vicky McCombe from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson look at the Asset Information Model (AIM) that was introduced into the second edition of the CIC BIM protocol and the implications of using the protocol for the Facilities Management (FM) phase of a project
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Blockchain solution to transform BIM

A French technology start-up is adapting a Blockchain-based solution it claims will transform BIM into a truly collaborative and legally binding process
4D construction modelling

Bentley acquires 4D construction modelling software

Bentley Systems has extended the variety of its systems for construction projects with the acquisition of London-based Synchro Software
Invisible Superheroes

Bentley Systems to showcase 3D modelling software at ICE’s 200th Anniversary

Bentley Systems is sponsoring an interactive exhibition as part of a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), at the ICE headquarters building in London
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...
Project Atlas

Bluebeam acquires groundbreaking SaaS solution

Bluebeam, Inc., a leading developer of innovative technology solutions for the AEC industries, announced yesterday (14 June) that is has acquired substantially all of the assets of privately held Project Atlas, LLC
BIM software

BIM software used to construct 2018 World Cup stadiums

Eight of the twelve stadiums that will host the 2018 World Cup in Russia have been constructed using Trimble's Tekla Structures BIM software
Futurology

Futurology report gives a glimpse into homes of the future

According to a new report, homes of the future will hone into neighbourhood energy systems, use enhanced technology to make automatic decisions about heating, security and postal deliveries and feature flexible layouts
Product Data Templates

New Product Data Templates launched for fume cupboards

As part of its continued investment in BIM, fume cupboard manufacturer Safelab Systems has co-developed, with the Chartered Institute of Building Engineers (CIBSE), Product Data Templates (PDTs) for ducted and recirculating fume cupboards
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
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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
blockchain technology

Report: Blockchain to bridge the gap to integrated transport

Blockchain could provide the foundations for a future integrated transport system, without the need for large and costly centralised control mechanisms, according to a new paper from the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) and the University of Sheffield
Digital Transformation

Progressive and phased Digital Transformation

In its latest webinar GroupBC delve into how digital transformation needs to be a progressive and phased approach to developing the capability and capacity needed to achieve sustained success
Constructing Plain Language

Constructing Plain Language Pledge to tackle BIM confusion

The UK BIM Alliance has been working with Dan Rossiter, the European and International Standards convenor for BIM terminology, to shape how the Alliance can lead by example in championing plain language

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