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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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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

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.

Optimal design: BIM has allowed Mott MacDonald to deliver a more appropriate and efficient design for Acklam Road CSO

BIM for Water: Savings in the pipeline

26 September 2013

In north east England the growing use of BIM on infrastructure projects is helping to turn one water and sewerage company’s efficiency ambitions into reality.

Our team set out to not just implement BIM as an addendum or afterthought to the project processes, but rather to incorporate it seamlessly into our workflow

BIM for Water: Filtering out risk

26 September 2013

BIM-enabled design and construction workflows on a water treatment plant project in Arizona have greatly reduced project costs, delays and on-site confusion.

Complex: Brazil's growing population means finding fast and effective solutions to its urban needs.

BIM for Water: A clean solution

26 September 2013

The uptake of building information modelling is increasing rapidly, and it is spreading into new sectors. NCE reports on how it dramatically speeded design work on a project to rehabilitate an Amazonian watercourse.

Carl Bass, Autodesk

Autodesk UK acquisitions to boost global aspirations


US software giant Autodesk has bolstered its offering to civil and structural engineers worldwide with the acquisition of more UK specialists.

  • CITA Smart Collaboration Challenge Conference

    Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:24:22 +0000

    10th – 14th November 2014 The Construction IT Alliance (CITA) are delighted to announce a 4-day studio-based workshop. It will be followed by a 1-day symposium, on Friday 14th November, where the outcomes of the projects will be presented. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSES Friday 17th October for the CITA Smart Collaboration Challenge Conference on Friday […]

  • BS 1192-4:2014 Collaborative production of information Part 4: Fulfilling employers information exchange requirements using COBie – Code of practice

    Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:19:17 +0000

    BS 1192-4 is available as a sponsored (free) PDF download Along with PAS 1192-2:2013 and PAS 1192-3:2014, the availability of BS 1192-4:2014 as a free download has been made possible due to sponsorship from the Construction Industry Council (CIC) on behalf of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group. BS 1192-4:2014 defines a methodology for […]

  • UK BIM Task Group Newsletter 43rd Edition

    Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:43:35 +0000

    The BIM Task Group newsletter  highlighting key activities from last period. BIM Task Group Newsletter 43rd Edition

  • CIC BIM2050 Group publishes Built Environment 2050: A Report on our Digital Future

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:24:32 +0000

    CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL PRESS RELEASE 1 September 2014 The BIM2050 group, which was formed by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) in September 2012 and comprises 18 young construction professionals under the Chairmanship of David Philp, Head of BIM, HM Government UK BIM Task Group, has today published its much anticipated Built Environment 2050:  A Report […]

  • Task Group Newsletter 42nd Edition

    Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:52:58 +0000

    The BIM Task Group newsletter  highlighting key activities from last period. BIM Task Group Newsletter 42nd Edition

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