CDE solution

Sir Robert McAlpine adopts new CDE solution

Sir Robert McAlpine has adopted a common data environment (CDE) from SaaS provider Business Collaborator (BC), now part of Bentley Systems.
Common Data Environment,

Asite’s CDE to streamline collaboration across Ogilvie Construction sites

Asite’s Common Data Environment (CDE) will be used on all of Ogilvie Construction’s current and upcoming construction projects.
Project Portfolio Management,

Asite provides Baxall with Project Portfolio Management solution

Baxall Construction has enlisted the help of Asite to support the development, refurbishment and building of schools, police stations and community hubs across the South East of England.
geotechnical data, OpenGround Cloud

Bentley Systems launches OpenGround Cloud to boost geotechnical data

Bentley Systems has announced the availability of OpenGround Cloud, a new cloud service that enables geotechnical professionals to access reliable geotechnical data.
Asite platform, Power BI

Asite platform integrates with Microsoft Power BI

Power BI reports can now be embedded into the Asite platform dashboard, enabling fast and easy access to project data.
survey control, 3d laser scan,

The power of 3D laser scanning: Best practices for survey control

You know you can’t do a project well without survey control. But what’s less clear for AEC professionals is how and why to link it with 3D laser scan data.
product data, product information,

Construction manufacturers urged to ‘digitise product data’

A new initiative aims to get manufacturers in the construction industry to take ownership of their product information, this project is being supported by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the UK BIM Alliance.
ISO 19650,

ISO 19650 information management guidance updated

BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain and the UK BIM Alliance have released updated guidance for information management to support BS EN ISO 19650.

UK fleet activity returns to pre-Covid levels

Research conducted by vehicle tracking systems supplier, Quartix shows UK fleet activity levels returning to normal following the Covid-19 national lockdown period.
environmental risks in construction projects

Environmental risks in construction projects

From location to geospatial systems, Piers Edgell, account director at Landmark Information explores the considerations of environmental risks in construction projects.
Computational design, Parramatta Square

Computational design helps deliver Australia’s largest sustainable tower

3D BIM modelling and a digital twin are supporting the delivery of 6-8 Parramatta Square, part of one of the biggest sustainable urban revitalisation projects in Australia.
defence contract

AmeyBriggs wins £240.2m MITER defence contract

AmeyBriggs has been awarded a £240.2m contract to maintain and manage the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) fleet of construction and materials handling equipment.
BIM Framework Learning Outcomes, Centre for Digital Built Britain

New support for BIM training

Ahead of planning for 2021 training and higher education courses for BIM, the new UK BIM Framework Learning Outcomes Edition 1 provides a free resource aligned with current standards. Nicola Pearson sets out the benefits and calls for feedback.
mapping of potholes,

Shapps launches pothole mapping project

An audit into the mapping of potholes aided by data from on-road businesses such as Uber and Deliveroo has been launched by transport secretary, Grant Shapps.

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