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
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.
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.
BIM in practice: features from NCE
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.
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.
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.
An academy for BIM learning and development set up by Crossrail and Bentley Systems may soon find a place on most mega-projects.
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.
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.
BIM in the news
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 […]
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 […]
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.
12 February 2015, London RICS member early bird offer: Book before 31 December and save £25 Book your place: rics.org/bimconference +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 […]
Applications deadline: Tuesday January 27th 2015 Contact: Mark McKane, CIC BIM Hub Champion NI ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) The NI BIM Hub Steering Group is refreshing its membership. We are planning further BIM awareness and knowledge dissemination events for the incoming year. They are a great way of networking with BIM enthusiasts and beginners. If you would be interested in joining […]