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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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BIM LIve: webinars from NCE

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.

NCE/AJ BIM webinar

Watch now on demand the first NCE/AJ live webinar: Level 2 BIM and beyond


Register now to watch on demand the first ever joint webinar between NCE and The Architects’ Journal, together with Bentley Systems. Streamed live on 20 November at 1.15pm, our expert panel dispelled myths surrounding BIM and discussed how its adoption could be speeded up.

NCE Excitech webinar

Watch on demand: BIM and the infrastructure challenge webinar


Get a step by step guide to the use of BIM in infrastructure by watching NCE’s latest BIM webinar, brought to you in association with Excitech.

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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.

  • 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

  • BIM: Make the next steps – Construction News Supplement

    Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:04:04 +0000

    This reprint of the Construction News BIM supplement offers a variety of different user stories, advice for those starting on their BIM journey or looking to accelerate it and the importance of BIM for infrastructure [LINK]

  • BIM: Operation & Maintenance Half-day Conference in Leeds

    Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:50:44 +0000

    by:  Tom Oulton, Yorkshire & Humber BIM Regional Hub How Government Soft Landings, In-Use data and models can support the 2025 Industrial Strategy. Our super-informative half day conference rounds off the summer series with the opportunity to hear key government and industry leading figures presenting on GSL, how industry is adopting BIM and what the future of […]

  • Task Group Newsletter 41st Edition

    Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:12:15 +0000

    The BIM Task Group newsletter  highlighting key activities from last period. BIM Task Group Newsletter 41st Edition

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