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Digital Twins will transform Infrastructure Design and Management

Digital Twins is transforming the nature of design and construction management. Adam Klatzkin of Bentley Systems discusses the change.

Fresh Crossrail fears as ‘opening could be delayed until 2021’

The opening date for Crossrail could be pushed back until 2021, as those in charge continue to evaluate the remaining work, according to the BBC.
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Geospatial Commission to make geospatial data more accessible

The Geospatial Commission and its partner bodies have launched a new single Data Exploration Licence to harmonise and simplify access and use of geospatial data.
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Plans approved to transform Boots Island site in Nottingham

Outline plans to transform the former Boots Island site in Nottingham have been given the nod, as the city is set to create “possibly the biggest regeneration scheme in the UK”.
Structural timber

CSIC and STA to boost innovation in the timber sector

CSIC and the STA have announced they are joining forces to support structural timber businesses across the UK to innovate and grow.
Sports hall

Interserve awarded £4.4m contract to build new teaching block

Interserve has been awarded a £4.4m contract by the Department for Education (DfE) to design and build a new teaching block and refurbish the sports hall at Ridgewood High School, in Stourbridge.
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CITB funds research to improve procurement in infrastructure

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is on the lookout for pilot projects to share £3bn of funding to improve approaches to procurement in infrastructure.
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New Temple Gate road layout launches as works enter final phase

A major development of Bristol’s busiest traffic intersections by Temple Meads Station is nearing completion.
Bentley Systems

Advancing BIM: Digital Twins

Brian Robins,VP, Product and Industry Marketing at Bentley Systems, Inc. discusses digital twins and their advancement beyond BIM
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The roots of procuring sustainable timber

Procuring timber from sustainable sources is of utmost importance to ensure the wood comes from forests that are managed in line with legal, social and environmental requirements.
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Breedon Group wins contract for A9 Dualling Programme in Scotland

Breedon Group will undertake supply and lay surfacing works on the latest section of the A9 Dualling Programme in Scotland.
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France launches competition to redesign Notre Dame spire

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has invited architects from around the world to submit their designs for a new spire which will sit on top of the Notre Dame cathedral.
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Eight engineering firms share £2.6bn flood defence network

The Environment Agency has chosen eight engineering firms for its £2.6bn supplier framework, which will promote innovative ways of mitigating flood risk.
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Plant Hire UK buys construction machinery worth £17m

JCB has secured a major deal with Plant Hire UK for new fleets of Loadalls and compact excavators worth nearly £17m.

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