DATA MANAGEMENT

project management software

Asite to support project management initiative for Northern Natural Gas

Asite was chosen as the Portfolio Project Management (PPM) solution to support system integrity, reliability, efficiency and public safety for the interstate pipeline system of Northern Natural Gas
BIM and AI

BIM and AI: A marriage of two minds

Buildots examines the different strands of technology that feed into BIM, highlighting why the alignment of BIM with AI, in particular, is really maximising processes across complex, control-essential construction projects.
ISO 19650

UK BIM Framework updates ISO 19650 guidance

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (supported by the Construction Innovation Hub), BSI and the UK BIM Alliance, have released an updated suite of guidance documents to support the BS EN ISO 19650 series. 
Women in Construction

Carol Massay announced as finalist for Women in Construction Award

Having recently been announced as a finalist for the Women in Construction Award, 2021 we spoke to Carol Massay at the Access Group to discuss her 30-year career.
Project Information Process (BG 78/2021)

BSRIA publishes guide on Project Information Process (BG 78/2021)

BSRIA has published new guidance on Project Information Process (BG 78/2021) to promote best practice across the built environment.
renewable energy projects

Barbour ABI wins database contract to support government

Barbour ABI has been awarded a two-year contract to supply the Government Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy with the Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD).
Autodesk Revit

Productivity tools for Autodesk Revit

One of last year’s hot topics was the famous open letter from the AEC industry to Autodesk criticising the lack of improvements in the latest versions of their software. In response, tech companies are emerging in the AEC industry to fill these gaps. One is giving out some of the best Revit add-ins on the market for free…
Powerproject Vision, construction planning,

The value of Powerproject Vision: Proven in a pandemic

Powerproject Vision, a web-based portal for managing construction plans, has now been proven in use for well over a year. What a year it has been.
Project collaboration platform

Márkus Engineering solves collaboration challenges with Revu and Archicad

Budapest-based multi-disciplinary engineering and management firm, Márkus Engineering made a 50% time saving on design reviews using Bluebeam and GRAPHISOFT software Digital transformation accelerated by a pandemic Márkus Engineering needed a reliable online project collaboration platform to maintain information flow between project teams both on- and off-site during the Covid-19 lockdown. As...

Construction Playbook: Paving the way to a platform-based future

With the Construction Playbook setting out a clear policy direction for the transformation of the sector, Trudi Sully, impact director for manufacturing at the Construction Innovation Hub, argues the time is right for a shift to platform solutions.
golden thread

How to achieve the ‘golden thread’ of construction data

Project management solutions specialist, Viewpoint discusses how to achieve a golden thread of construction data.
construction cloud platform

Middle East developer to use Asite’s construction cloud platform

Asite’s construction cloud platform will streamline project information and enhance collaboration across the full lifecycle of Aldar Properties’ assets.
Estimating software

Building confidence with accurate project costing

Construction is playing a leading role in the UK’s economic recovery but in an uncertain world, accurately forecasting costs and keeping them on track can be tricky. With new opportunities on the cards, forward-thinking firms are using digital technology, including estimating software, to win more tenders and improve the profitability of projects, as Andy Day, estimating, take off & surveying software consultant from Access Construction, explains.
escape of water

‘Escape of water’ claims: A modern solution to an old problem

Construction project management specialists, Copronet discusses how making data accessible can save time and money when it comes to escape of water claims.
embodied carbon, machine learning

Reducing embodied carbon through AI and machine learning

Computer scientists at the University of the West of England are developing software that uses AI and machine learning to help construction companies reduce the amount of embodied carbon in their building and infrastructure projects. Dr Lukman Akanbi explains how the project could help the UK achieve its net zero targets.
BIMplus

How Bimplus is helping to build one of the biggest locks in the world

Allplan Bimplus is saving time, efficiency and accuracy through collaboration and the sharing of information on the complex New Lock Terneuzen project in the Netherlands.
brownfield land, planning system

Greater planning system needed to ‘build back better’

348,000 homes could be built on brownfield land that is not being registered as available for development due to problems with the quality of the data in the planning system, a new report by U+I has found.

A case study approach to considering a Common Data Environment

Contractors are realising that one of the most crucial steps in the BIM process is having a sound common data environment (CDE), Viewpoint explores further.
CAD software, BIM

BricsCAD BIM incorporates Twinmotion to accelerate 3D design

CAD software specialists, Bricsys® incorporates Twinmotion software, to accelerate 3D design and visualisation workflows in BricsCAD BIM.
The Power of Where, virtual conference, GIS, BIM,

Virtual conference to explore BIM and GIS movement

MG AEC Technology Partners is hosting a free virtual conference, The Power of Where, to put spatial intelligence at your fingertips, the event is going to be held 26 January 2021.
BIM report

The rise of BIM in the UK

Construction software company, Viewpoint takes a look at some of the key takeaways from NBS’ 2020 annual BIM report.
Information security, construction industry,

Information security in the construction industry

Cybersecurity isn’t something traditionally associated with the construction industry. But, as the industry moves forward, it’s no longer just a case of making sure offices and building sites are secure from thieves Construction software specialist, Viewpoint takes a look at everything you need to know about information security in the...
data center, asite

Asite opens data center in the European Union

Asite has announced the opening of a new data center in the European Union – the new center will support infrastructure developments and capital projects in the region.
Building information modelling, BIM, construction

How will BIM evolve in 2021?

Building information modelling (BIM) is one area where 2020 promised a lot that didn’t materialise as expected, Frank Weiss, senior director of new products at Oracle Construction and Engineering explores how BIM will shift in 2021.
Asite Platform, Online integrated solutions

Noble Legend to advance Asite platform in East Asia

Online integrated solutions provider, Noble Legend has joined the Asite Ecosystem to advance the growth of the Asite platform in East Asia.
bim software,

BricsCAD® BIM V21 keeps ‘design first’

Now in its sixth major release, BricsCAD® BIM V21 offers a design-centric approach to the architect’s segment of the building design, construction, and lifecycle management workflow.

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