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In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no surprise that the reach of these technologies is branching out into the construction sector via the process of Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’. BIM is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a construction projects life-cycle. It is the digital description of absolutely every aspect of the built asset. With every aspect detailed throughout the development, design, and construction phases it allows a collaborative information sharing platform which is constantly updated at key stages. The definitive guide to all things BIM. Whether its news, software, updates, training and implementation. Hear from leading contributors such Anne Kemp, Mark Bew, David Philp.

MX3D, FARO ScanArm, Construction software,

FARO at the forefront of testing new fabrication techniques

FARO uses FARO Focus S350 Laser Scanner and FARO ScanArm to verify and visualise the installation of the MX3D Bridge project.
Digital Twin, JCT podcast,

JCT podcast episode 2: Digital Twin

In this podcast JCT chair, Richard Saxon CBE introduces the concept of the Digital Twin and its application in the construction industry.
3D CAD & BIM, CADENAS,

3D CAD & BIM search engine gets the go-ahead

Software developer CADENAS has created a visual search engine to find and download millions of 3D CAD & BIM models from manufacturer catalogues worldwide.
G-Cloud 11, Elecosoft,

Elecosoft reaches supplier status on G-Cloud 11 framework

Elecosoft plc has announced its latest cloud-based software have been listed on the G-Cloud 11 framework.
digital transformation, construction firms,

Cultural change barrier halts digital transformation in construction

Despite construction organisations beginning to implement new technologies, cultural change is still a barrier to completely embracing technological change.
estimating software, Build Aviator,

Build Aviator: Providing today’s estimating software

Build Aviator has developed and continue to evolve a dynamic suite of estimating software that is designed to help you win more work, in as little time as possible.
Bentley systems, Working practices, Going digital,

Research reveals 43% of construction workers have no digital capabilities

Looking at the results of Bentley’s global survey into organisational working practices, people in our industry do not believe that technology can help.
Casey Rutland, UK BIM Alliance,

UK BIM Alliance announces new vice chair

Casey Rutland, UK director of digital at Royal Haskoning DHV has joined the UK BIM Alliance executive team as vice chair.
New commissioners, Dame Kate Barker, Edwina Dunn,

Geospatial commission appoints four new commissioners

Four new commissioners will join the Board of the Geospatial Commission alongside its chair, Sir Andrew Dilnot, and deputy chair, Nigel Clifford.
BIM and JCT Contracts,

JCT podcast episode 1: BIM and JCT Contracts

In this podcast, we talk about JCT's work on BIM, including the formation of our BIM Working Group, the publication of our first BIM practice note, and our work to incorporate the BIM provisions contained in the Public Sector Supplement into the JCT 2016 Edition of Contracts.
digital twin, AEC,

Could the rise of the digital twin signal the end of AEC SMEs?

Joel Hutchines, founder & CEO of cnstrct, discusses the need for a complete overhaul of the AEC industry before it can embrace the full potential of digital twin technology.
estimating software, construction project,

How estimating software streamlines construction projects

Build Aviator tells PBC Today how using estimating software can transform your construction project.
Smart Buildings & Smart Cities , Axis communications, Data

Axis releases smart buildings & smart cities whitepaper

Axis has announced the release of its latest whitepaper, Smart Buildings & Smart Cities Security, a detailed study of challenges for smart buildings.
solidcad, NBS Chorus,

NBS partners with Canadian software reseller SolidCAD

NBS has furthered its global expansion with the announcement of a major partnership with Canadian software reseller, SolidCAD.

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In a time where Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and digital evolution is revolutionising the way we work, live and explore, it’s no surprise that the reach of these technologies is branching out into the construction sector via the process of Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’.

BIM is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a construction projects life-cycle. It is the digital description of absolutely every aspect of the built asset. With every aspect detailed throughout the development, design, and construction phases it allows a collaborative information sharing platform which is constantly updated at key stages.

The definitive guide to all things BIM. Whether its news, software, updates, training and implementation. Hear from leading contributors such Anne Kemp, Mark Bew, David Philp.