BBA BIM Object Assurance Scheme

For verification that BIM objects are of the quality required by specifiers and modellers - the BBA introduces a new service: BIM Object Assurance Scheme
Man and Machine

BIM Assessment: The Transformation Program – BIM or Not To BIM

So, for commercial reasons you have decided to implement BIM within the business. The challenge seems complex, the support from the wider business is sporadic and the executives just want to know why it’s costing so much. Sound familiar? According to Phil Read, Managing Director at BIM specialist Man and...
Solibri

Solibri Model Checker – A solution in alignment with the ever evolving potential of...

This is a short exploration of what is happening in the BIM community and how the continuous identification of new BIM use cases should be considered when exploring potential solutions and evaluating how you apply QA/QC to your BIM processes.  It is also a chance to share a different...
Clearbox

BIM technology – What came first? The chicken or the egg?

Clearbox discusses the need for better BIM technology to enable digital transformation. We’re constantly being told that in order for digital transformation to succeed people must be willing to change. While that’s true, what is technology really doing to help? Does better technology need to come before behavioural change? It’s absolutely...
Elecosoft Asta

Asta Powerproject gains enhanced BIM features to support the demand for 4D BIM planning

Elecosoft discuss 4D BIM and the launch of their latest solution, Asta Powerproject, aimed at supporting the growing need. Elecosoft has launched a new version of its flagship construction project management solution, Asta Powerproject. Based on user experience and input from construction industry experts, Asta Powerproject v14.0.03 delivers significantly new...
man and machine

2nd generation training BIM ready program for construction professionals

Man and Machine unveil their plans for the pan-European BIM Ready Program, providing a foundation for delivering this national construction aspirations. When one realises the significant ambitions of UK Government to build more houses, develop cheaper energy and provide more capacity in the transport system with projects like Crossrail and HS2,...
coBuilder

coBuilder signs agreement for delivery of structured product data for the Norwegian construction industry

This week, coBuilder signed an agreement with The Federation of Norwegian Construction Industry (BNL) to deliver standard-based product data structures also known as Product Data Templates to the entire sector. coBuilder – the biggest provider of digital data services for the Norwegian construction industry, will deliver the data templates into...
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

Highway Design and 3d modelling

Have you thought about the quality of your highway designs? If your team is still working the way they did 10 years ago then they need to adopt the BIM protocols and change the way they are working. The benefits you can realise are as follows: Clash detection Direct savings on...
The continual development of BIM: How can you utilise it?

The continual development of BIM: How can your firm utilise it?

Level 2 is here and we’re on the path to Level 3, but the continual development of BIM is vital for future innovation. Stroma Certification explain BIM is slowly beginning to permeate the industry.  It is surrounded by a Government strategy background and a long timeline of development, but it...
man and machine

Digital Transformation in Construction – The Productivity Puzzle

If you consider that the construction industry is being driven by megatrends, such as sustainable buildings and increases in population, it faces significant challenges. In fact, the world’s urban population is increasing by 200,000 people per day. These people need housing and infrastructure. The much-lauded Crossrail project is being developed...
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

How can local authorities get the most out of 3D modelling?

Cassidy Forsythe discuss the information a contractor needs to work more efficiently on a project and the benefits 3D modelling can bring Are you working for a local authority about to start work on a large project? Or are you working for Consulting Engineers about to start work on behalf of...
3D modelling of the bridge saved money

BIM protocols – Do you need to revise your working practices?

So you have accepted that it’s a good idea to work in line with the BIM protocols, however are you prepared to change your working practices? As you are probably aware now, BIM is about a number of things, including 3D modelling, 4D schedule simulation, 5D cost estimation and 6D...
coBuilder Bulgaria

ProductXchange undergoes a spring clean

Information managers can benefit from using ProductXChange, a turnkey solution for delivering accurate asset information. CoBuilder's CEO Nick Tune explains With the penetration of data-driven technologies in the construction industry, we have seen the development of an important role within the sector. The Information Manager has become a key player...
Solibri

Solibri Model Checker – Imagine reliable information on demand

Solibri Model Checker allows you to perform quality control checks to your authored models utilising the industry open standard IFC before submission. The construction industry is slowly moving from a very traditional, blinkered and adversarial world based on 2D transactions to an exciting and collaborative digital process fuelled by the...