Blockchain innovation developed in Wales may be the answer on how to cut costs in the rail industry

Blockchain innovation to cut costs in the rail industry with Amey Consulting

A partnership between Amey Consulting and Finboot has won £30k funding to develop a solution using blockchain to cut conflict-associated costs in the rail industry.
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What are the benefits of B2B blockchain in construction?

Jonas Lundqvist, CEO at Haidrun, explores how B2B blockchain technology can add trust to construction supply chains and deliver scalable sustainability.
ESG in construction

How can Blockchain enable the standardisation of ESG in construction?

Blockchain provider Finboot looks at how emerging tech can play a role in validating and standardising ESG in construction.
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Building Innovation Awards: Best Use of Emerging Technology

Ahead of the Building Innovation Awards on 23 October in Manchester, PBC Today is taking a look at the nominees in the Best Use of Emerging Technology category.
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IoT and blockchain ‘world first’ solution unveiled

DoshEx and Digital Twin have unveiled a ‘world first’ designed to revolutionise the security and integrity of solutions deployed across the Internet of Things (IoT).

Facility Management and blockchain

There has been quite a bit of “noise” in property and FM in the last year or so about “blockchain” and the potential benefits it may have for our industry. At RLB, more clients are asking us “what exactly is it? And why do they need to know about it?
BIM Today

BIM Today December 2018

Welcome to the December edition of BIM Today. In this issue of BIM Today, we look at the legal issues surrounding the use of drones, the intellectual property rights surrounding BIM data and Transforming Infrastructure Performance, the government's plan to improve the productivity of how assets are planned, designed and...
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Property portal sets up ‘world first’ blockchain database to track rent

Scottish property rental portal, Citylets, has adopted blockchain technology to help agents and local authorities track and store rental data
Blockchain and BIM

Blockchain and BIM: Does construction really need this right now?

Trimble's Segment Manager for Asset Management and the MEP Global Marcom Director, Matthew Ramage, takes a look at the relationship between blockchain technology and BIM
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BIM Today September 2018

Welcome to the September edition of BIM Today. In this issue, Iain Miskimmin of Bentley Systems explores the Seven Questions of BIM, Arnaud Guguen of BIMCHAIN discusses the emergence of blockchain technology in the BIM arena, we also have Andrew Carpenter talking about the work of BIM4Housing; Terry Stocks of the Centre for Digital Built Britain on sizing up the benefits of BIM Level 2; and Eugenio Quintieri discussing the creation of the European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation.
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Blockchain technology and BIM: Building-in proof

The blockchain could be the future of BIM, and can be leveraged today. Arnaud Gueguen of BIMCHAIN explains how
Strategic land

Strategic land and the PropTech revolution: A force for good

Ed Socha of international law firm Osborne Clark explores how technology such as virtual reality, drones and blockchain could transform the way we unlock land for much-needed housing
first-time buyers

How will blockchain technology help first-time buyers

Kai Peeters, the founder and CEO of HiP, an upcoming blockchain and property platform, discusses how blockchain can unlock more buying powers for first-time buyers

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
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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
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London social housing estate achieves UK’s first blockchain energy trade

Verv has completed the UK’s first energy trade using blockchain technology as part of regulator Ofgem’s Sandbox initiative to test innovative services and business models not possible under current regulation

Blockchain: The future of housing?

While it may not be possible to live in the blockchain as a concept, the benefits the technology can provide certainly have the potential to revolutionise the housing market in the UK
PBC Today

PBC Today April 2018

Welcome to the April 2018 edition of PBC Today. In this issue, Kate Henderson, chief executive of the Town & Country Planning Association, looks at how we can deliver more genuinely affordable housing - and argues that councils have a key role to play
Blockchain technology

Blockchain technology used to acquire residential property

HS Property Group, a real estate investment and development firm based in Manchester, has applied the clicktopurchaseⓇ platform to become the first UK residential property company to document the online exchange of a property using blockchain technology
Blockchain and smart contracts

Blockchain and smart contracts: Binary solutions in a non-binary industry?

Legal expert and BIM specialist May Winfield examines the benefits, risk and future development of blockchain and smart contracts in the construction
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BRE explores how blockchain technology can benefit the built environment

A new report from BRE Trust delves into the opportunities to address challenges in the built environment industry using blockchain technology
AEC and blockchain

AEC and blockchain technology

Advances in software and hardware go hand-in-hand with evolution of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, but how could blockchain technology facilitate digital transformation within the sector?
BIM Today

BIM Today February 2018

Welcome to the February 2018 edition of BIM Today. This issue includes a wide range of articles from across the BIM community, looking at everything from the application of blockchain technology in digital construction to the latest research on the understanding of BIM-related contract issues and the UK projects recognised in the annual Be Inspired Awards for BIM advancement.