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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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Webinar | Can UK expertise be leveraged to deliver world class rail in the Middle East?


Watch NCE and sister title MEED’s webinar and find out if the UK’s BIM expertise can be applied in the Middle East

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BIM in practice: features from NCE

SFG20 compliant town

10 ways to digitise the construction sector: No 3 BIM for soft landings


In the third of a series of articles about 10 technology research programmes that have been awarded funding by Innovate UK, NCE looks at a project to integrate future operation and maintenance of buildings into BIM

BIM for Bridges Laing O'Rourke

10 ways to digitise the construction sector: No. 1 BIM for bridges

12-Jun-2015 | Updated: 12-Jun-2015

Innovate UK is investing £6M to encourage collaborative research and development that supports the digitisation of the construction industry supply chain. In the first of a series of articles, NCE looks at one of 10 projects it is supporting

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.

Bim image

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.

Digital railway

Future technology: Breaking new ground


Building information modelling and big data are throwing up new opportunities for civil engineering firms.

  • UK BIM Task Group Newsletter 45th Edition

    Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:29:09 +0000

    The BIM Task Group newsletter  highlighting key activities from last period. BIM Task Group Newsletter 45th Edition  

  • FARO, Autodesk & UCL AEC tech collaboration day

    Wed, 10 Jun 2015 04:48:35 +0000

    July 17th, 2015  You are invited to join a FARO and Autodesk AEC tech collaboration day, to be hosted by and held in association with the University College London. Point Clouds are becoming the new currency of 3D as built documentation. With the latest innovations in Autodesk software and the continued development of FARO’s laser […]

  • 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 […]

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