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BakerHicks launches Risk Cube to identify health and safety concerns

BakerHicks has launched the Risk Cube, an innovative way of protecting the health and safety of construction workers and end users.

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Case study: Cocoon’s lightweight steel building system

With over 20 years’ experience with lightweight steel construction, The Cocoon team, based in Switzerland, provide a high standard of LGS design into modern commercial and residential buildings.

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Exploring the future of building information modelling

Glyn Shawcross, engineering and design director of engineering solutions provider Boulting Ltd explains how future advances in BIM will continue to enhance control for contractors and clients.

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RIAI publishes new BIM pack to support AEC digitalisation

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has published a new BIM pack for use across the construction industry to support the digitalisation of the AEC sector.

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Trimble introduces new Tekla BIM software

Trimble has recently introduced the latest versions of its Tekla Building Information Modelling (BIM) software solutions for the construction industry: Tekla Structures 2019, Tekla Structural Designer 2019, Tekla Tedds 2019 and Tekla EPM 2019.

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Capturing construction project data in Antarctica

Capturing project data on-the-go can bring real-time efficiency benefits to a project – but what do you do with the information when you’re in one of the most remote and hostile places on Earth?

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Construction project success: Only human!

In all the talk of technology and digital transformation, we must never forget that it’s people who ultimately determine a project’s success – or otherwise, says John Eynon.

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Mott MacDonald and Microsoft collaborate to deliver smart infrastructure

Mott MacDonald and Microsoft have teamed up to create a cloud-based smart infrastructure platform to help asset owners, cities and governments deliver public services that bring value to everyone.

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Is time running out for traditional practices in the construction industry?

Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast Consultancy said ‘the platform is on fire’ and warned that complacency is not an option for construction firms that want to survive.

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Future of drones in landscape architecture

As drones take off in construction, Dr Paul Cureton of the ImaginationLancaster design lab at Lancaster University looks at the adoption of – and challenges facing – UAVs in the landscape sector.

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