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NCE's BIM hub

Government efforts to put Building Information Modelling (BIM) at the heart of efforts to reform the construction industry are yielding results. This section of our website keeps you up to speed with developments
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BIM LIve: webinars from NCE

Defining the Digital Railway

WEBINAR | Defining the Digital Railway - Turning Data into Information


Leading experts discuss how people and processes, supported by appropriate technology, are delivering a return on investment in BIM today, and shaping infrastructure projects of tomorrow using real life examples.

Essentail tool: BIM has proved invaluable in the design and construction of a new roof for Manchester's Victoria Station

Watch now on demand NCE's BIM for Infrastructure webinar


Join NCE and our expert panel including Atkins director Anne Kemp and MGF enegineering director Steve Hesketh to hear how the infrastructure supply chain is preparing for BIM Level 2.

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BIM in practice: features from NCE

Bentley BIM round table

Round table: BIM, it’s Good to share


A selection of winners from the recent British Construction Industry Awards shared BIM best practice tips last month at a round table sponsored by Bentley systems.

M1 junction 19

Highways: Lessons in BIM


A project to remodel Junction 19 of the M1 in Leicestershire is the latest proving ground for Cementation Skanska’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) approach to geotechnics.

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Greg Bentley on BIM: Onto the next level


Technology is fundamentally changing what future engineers will do. At the forefront of that change are software firms like Bentley Systems. Chief executive Greg Bentley tells Mark Hansford why engineers should be excited.

Shared experience

Rail: Building information modelling


An academy for BIM learning and development set up by Crossrail and Bentley Systems may soon find a place on most mega-projects.

NCE/AJ webinar panel

Infrastructure BIM is coming along fast

5 December 2013

Last month NCE joined forces with sister title the Architect’s Journal to co-host a live webinar analysing the industry’s progress towards the government-mandated Level 2 adoption of BIM. The view was there is still a long way to go.

Hyrdo power: A BIM model for steel reinforcement has many valuable applications including clash prevention

BIM gets a firm footing

3 October 2013

Building information modelling is to date under used when it comes to designing and constructing in reinforced concrete. NCE outlines the benefits to be gained.

Aurecon BIM

UK best practice in BIM to be exported to Australia


UK best practice in building information modelling (BIM) is poised to be exported and applied to the booming Australian construction industry.

  • NI BIM Hub web pages update

    Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:54:22 +0000

    by: Mark McKane Northern Ireland BIM Hub have updated our pages. We published NI BIM Hub Steering Group Directory, full list of Hub Steering Group Current Members, the summary of Steering Group Up-Coming Events, Notification for the implementation of Building Information Modelling in Northern Ireland Government construction contracts, BIM Collaboration in Northern Ireland chart and some […]

  • ICES BIM 2015 Conference

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:16:48 +0000

    31 March 2015, London BIM FOR THE CIVIL ENGINEERING SURVEYOR In May 2011 the Cabinet Office published the Government Construction Strategy. It stated that “Government will require fully collaborative 3D BIM (with all project and asset information, documentation and data being electronic) as a minimum by 2016.” Unlike many professions, the civil engineering surveyor provides […]

  • Launch of Digital Built Britain

    Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:43:30 +0000

    Today 26/2/2015 Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable at a site visit in London announced the launch of Digital Built Britain, the UK Level 3 Building Information Modelling program. The works will build a digital economy for the  construction industry in support of dramatically improving delivery, operations and services provided to citizens. The programme will build […]

  • Regional BIM event: video presentation

    Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:07:10 +0000

    The video link from a Technology Alliance member, from a recent regional event, demonstrates how software can be used to support urban and site planning activities by exploring design concepts in context.

  • RICS BIM Conference 2015

    Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:16:58 +0000

    12 February 2015, London RICS member early bird offer: Book before 31 December and save £25 Book your place:  +44 (0)20 7695 1600           The benefits BIM delivers throughout a project’s life cycle and the cost savings are substantial. However a considerable cultural shift is required if BIM is to be properly implemented […]

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