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cold roll-formed steel

Adding value to cold roll-formed steel for construction and manufacturing

voestalpine Metsec plc is the UK’s largest specialist in cold roll-formed steel, providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries
Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development at Nottingham Trent University

Finding the best training for Continuing Professional Development is important for your career, as outlined here by Nottingham Trent University
BIM collaboration

BIM: Don’t confuse, collaborate

With its host of new terms and technical phrases, BIM can seem daunting. Niraj Mistry, senior BIM assessor at Stroma Certification, argues that BIM collaboration is the key to cutting through confusion and reaping the benefits
offsite construction

Why geometry is more important to offsite construction than data

The focus on the value of data in offsite construction is understandable but, cautions Lee Mullin of Autodesk, the importance of geometric design information cannot be overlooked
BIM and GIS

BIM and GIS: What the Information is going on?

BIM and GIS are often thought of as separate tools for separate professions and never the twain shall meet. Mike Shilton, Product Director at Keysoft Solutions and Chair of the Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group, looks at how the two can work together

BIM Today November 2017

Welcome to the November 2017 edition of BIM Today. This issue includes a wide range of articles from across the BIM community, looking at everything from "future-gazing" on the way forward for construction to BIM-powered asset management and to the legal ins and outs of controlling project data
Future-gazing

Future-gazing: BIM, data and the future of construction

BIM Today sits down with AECOM’s Stefan Mordue to discuss future-gazing and the impact digital transformation is already having on construction
BIM capability

BRE and Graitec partnership resolving the BIM capability problem

BIM certification isn’t just about a badge; it’s about making BIM business as usual. Paul Oakley, BIM director at BRE Group, discusses a new partnership with Graitec designed to make that a reality
legionella in water systems

How warm is your cold? Fighting legionella in water systems

Steve Hunt, MD of Steven Hunt & Associates, discusses the need for industry experts to stay up to date with new technology in order to tackle the issue of legionella developing in ill-equipped water systems
Digital transformation

Digital transformation: Evolve or die!

Think digital transformation is just a passing fad you don’t need to worry about? Think again, says John Eynon
Digital estates

Digital estates: Building and maintaining better data

A digital estates strategy can ensure accurate, trusted data is available to both maintain and develop for the future. Mark Stodgell of PCSG explains how
connected construction

Internet of Pings: How connected construction can manage better than ever

Adopting new technology can be daunting but, argues Steve Mansour of CRL, the potential benefits for both builders and end users mean it is time to embrace connected construction
digitalised construction sector

Collaborate to innovate: How could you prepare for a digitalised construction...

In this article, Elizabeth Kavanagh, head of HR, innovation and research at Stride Treglown, examines the shift in our roles due to the culture change required by the move towards a digitalised construction sector and a more collaborative culture
Trant Engineering Ltd v Mott MacDonald Ltd

Trant Engineering Ltd v Mott MacDonald Ltd: The first steer on...

Sarah Rock, Senior Associate with law firm Gowling WLG, takes a look at the decision in Trant Engineering Ltd v Mott MacDonald Ltd
historic buildings

BIM for heritage: Developing historic buildings

BIM has a wealth of potential applications in the heritage and historic buildings sectors. Paul Bryan, Geospatial Imaging Manager at Historic England, outlines the organisation’s first technical guidance document on the subject
supply chain

Innovation, sustainability and collaboration for the supply chain

Innovation, sustainability and collaboration for the supply chain is a focus for SFS intec’s UK MD, David Wigglesworth. He outlines their range of technically excellent, sustainably manufactured products
Mobile mapping

Scan to BIM for mobile mapping

Here, in an interview with Chris Palmer of Faro, we look at the opportunities afforded by ‘mobile mapping’, how it differs from static survey methods, what the resulting data looks like and who can benefit from it
Asta Powerproject BIM

Enabling a competitive 4D future with Asta Powerproject BIM

When you’re a relatively small firm operating in a very large market, it’s important to create every advantage you can
BIM revolution

The continuing impact of the BIM revolution on firms

Is your company adapting to the changing needs of clients and the challenges that the BIM revolution brings?
3D modelling

Experts in Highway Design and 3D modelling

Are you struggling to get a 3D model produced for your designs? Do you only have 2D drawings and wish you had a 3D...
Solibri Model Checker

Solibri Model Checker – getting it right first time

Solibri speak to Michael Palm, HKP Architects BIM expert about his experiences using Solibri Model Checker and how it's shaping large construction projects
Asset Information Models

Asset Information Models: How GliderBIM can manage and deliver data

Nick Hutchinson, Managing Director of Glider Technology Limited, discusses how GliderBIM can help deliver Asset Information Models and associated asset data
Timber frame BIM library

A timber frame BIM library to realise the benefits of BIM...

Alex Goodfellow, Chairman of the STA, announces the launch of the first timber frame BIM library and why it's time for SMEs to embrace digital working

BIM Today November 2017