connected vehicle

Costain wins connected vehicle technology contract

Costain has been awarded a technology contract to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road

IrisVR connects virtual reality to construction industry through first ever Navisworks integration

IrisVR, the leading immersive design review and collaboration software for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries has announced a new native Beta integration between Prospect and Autodesk Navisworks as part of their latest release.
geospatial sector

UK geospatial sector urged to share future vision

The government has urged the UK’s geospatial sector to share their views on the future vision, as part of a call for evidence
Using BatiScript

BatiScript: Intuitive construction software to meet UK quality management needs

Script&Go’s BatiScript supports improved communication and collaboration, saving time and boosting productivity for everyone involved in quality assurance and quality control.
Heritage database

Using modern technology to protect and plan for heritage places

Lincoln is using a purpose-built online heritage database to help planners, developers and property owners understand the city’s historic environment while protecting its rich heritage. Kieron Manning of the City of Lincoln Council and Annabel Enriquez of the Getty Conservation Institute discuss the project’s development
BIM technology

BIM and digital transformation: Opening the door to innovation

Enterprise Ireland’s John Hunt tells PBC Today that digital transformation is the key to improving productivity and cutting waste in construction – and discusses how BIM technology is opening the door for many SMEs to compete on a larger stage
NBS Chorus

NBS announce launch of its first cloud-based platform

NBS has announced the launch of its most innovative specification platform, NBS Chorus, the first cloud-based platform to be released from the UK-based business
construction resource

BCIS construction resource datasets updated for 2019

The latest BCIS review of construction resource costs indicates that costs have generally risen between 1.5% to 3.5% over the last 12 months, however the picture is not the same across all trades
BIM standards

The power of location: Enhancing the BIM experience

There’s an explosion of external data sources that are available such as Geospatial, Land Registry, Ordnance Survey and IoT – but how can you ensure you don’t drown in the information explosion?
data protection

Information Security – Keeping your data secure

A new white paper issued by GroupBC outlines some key issues raised by prospective and existing customers in areas such as confidentiality, data protection (including GDPR) and intellectual property, and hosting service provision and summarises the provisions they've taken to address them whether you are working to BIM Level 2 or not
facilities management

Interserve secures £67 million contract to provide facilities management services to the FCO

Support services and construction group, Interserve has accepted a a multi-million pound 5-year contract to provide the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with facilities management services.
public sector building

BCIS produces new series for PUBSEC

In recent quarters, the BCIS Tender Price Index of Public Sector Building Non-Housing (PUBSEC) has been producing erratic results
Digital Framework Task Group

Digital Framework Task Group confirmed for infrastructure data

The government has confirmed that the Centre for Digital Built Britain will form a Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) to coordinate the adoption of a digital framework for infrastructure data
Vehicle tracking

Benefits of vehicle tracking for construction companies

Keeping track of your fleet in real-time can ensure greater efficiency and accuracy, improve safety and let your employees focus on the job.

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