NCE's BIM hubGovernment 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
BIM LIve: webinars from NCE
In the latest in our series of BIM webinars, this week NCE joined forces with software provider Autodesk to discuss how BIM can help engineers create better performing designs in a fast-paced, budget-constrained environment.
One year on from the government’s decision to mandate the use of Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) on all publicly procured projects by 2016, NCE joined forces with software provider Bentley in September 2012 to host a webinar to discuss the steps that the construction industry has taken - and still has to take - to prepare for the deadline.
BIM in practice: features from NCE
Software company Autodesk has a grand vision for Building Information Modelling. Its chief executive officer Carl Bass tells Mark Hansford how cloud computing and a different approach to marketing its products will change the way contractors do business.
Rail consultants and contractors are getting to grips with Building Information Modelling ahead its compulsory use on all publicly procured projects by 2016. Mark Hansford looks across the pond to the United States for a live example of BIM at its best.
Dutch engineers are taking advantage of geospatial data to enhance use of Building Information Modelling in creating and communicating a detailed blueprint for the new A4 motorway. NCE reports.
Gatwick Airport is investing heavily to become the airport of choice for airlines and passengers across the world. Mark Hansford meets the driving forces behind its £1.2bn investment programme.
Building Information Modelling is becoming increasingly sophisticated, although Adrian Greeman says that the complexity of civil engineering projects means that many have yet to fully embrace it.
BIM in the news
The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) is aiming to promote the benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to the foundations industry through formation of a new working group focused on the technology.