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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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BIM LIve: webinars from NCE

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

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.

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.

Aurecon BIM

UK best practice in BIM to be exported to Australia


UK best practice in building information modelling (BIM) is poised to be exported and applied to the booming Australian construction industry.

  • RICS BIM Conference 2015

    Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:04:42 +0000

    12 February 2015, London The conference will offer clear guidance from experts on how BIM is used on projects, in various sectors, and the experiences of the practices on their journey of implementing BIM. Follow the LINK to BOOK your place. See leaflet below for the details.

  • BIM4Housing Conference Newcastle

    Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:47:46 +0000

    Newcastle 15 January BIM4 Housing is pleased to announce their Newcastle conference, taking place on 15 January 2015. The speakers include: Andrew Carpenter, Chairman, BIM4Housing, Mark Duffield , Technical Director, Telford Homes, Alan Tate, Trowers & Hamlin LLP, Andrew Orris, Head of Business Development, SIG360 and many more. Follow the LINK to BOOK your place. […]

  • UK BIM Task Group Newsletter 44th Edition

    Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:12:31 +0000

    The BIM Task Group newsletter  highlighting key activities from last period. BIM Task Group Newsletter 44th Edition  

  • BIM4SME Blog – The M&E BIM Gap

    Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:31:37 +0000

    Janet Backett writes about the M&E BIM Gap on BIM4SME blog. She says:  “There seems to be a widely held industry misconception, even among those who work within mechanical and electrical building services (M&E) that BIM is a 3D drawing or in fact that the M&E drawings are “the design” The correction of this misconception […]

  • Government Soft Landings North 2014 Conference

    Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:16:13 +0000

    4th December 2014, Leeds Join us in Leeds on Thursday 4th December for Government Soft Landings North 2014 Conference Speakers include: Paul Morrell, Former Chief Government Construction Advisor, Andrew Digby, Head of Technical Standards and Business Improvement, Ministry of Justice, Professor Jason Underwood, BIM and Construction IT, University of Salford and Chair of BIM Academic […]

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