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What are BIM Task Teams?

Niraj Mistry, senior BIM assessor at Stroma Certification, examines the role of BIM Task Teams pre-contract, during construction and post-delivery

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Transforming large estates through smart geospatial data

The ‘smart’ use of geospatial data can transform outcomes for large estate owners, writes Adrian Burgess of PCSG

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UK firms recognised for BIM advancements in Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards

Projects from London to the Cairngorms National Park were among the UK schemes represented at Bentley Systems’ annual Be Inspired Awards for BIM advancements

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BIM implementation in the UK: Elimination of the Final Problem

Bhushan Avsatthi, Associate Director at Hi-Tech iSolutions LLP, delves into the current BIM implementation across the UK and the struggles the industry continues to face when executing BIM level 2

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BIM: Do the lawyers get it?

Sarah Rock of Gowling WLG and May Winfield of Carillion discuss the initial findings of a UK BIM Alliance research project looking at the understanding of legal and contractual issues surrounding BIM among lawyers and those working within the industry

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Digital Node: Surviving a digitised construction industry

In an age where it’s increasingly obvious that technology is one of the main drivers for a successful construction industry, it's perhaps easy to feel overwhelmed by the need to adopt advancements in our day-to-day business. From laser scanning to drones, wearable tech to Big Data and IoT and incorporating BIM into ‘business as usual’, how do we digitise our built environment industry and embrace the advancements on offer?

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Reaping the benefits of linking BIM and CAFM

Joshua Davies of Stride Treglown discusses what needs to be done to integrate meaningful data from the construction process into a client’s CAFM model for future and existing estates – and how to reap the benefits

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FM market sees significant growth

The £60.9 billion annual spend on building maintenance (current prices) makes a significant contribution to the economy, accounting for over 3% of GDP

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Drones in the construction industry: Ready for take-off

The growing adoption of BIM and demand for digital data are fuelling the take-up of drones in the construction industry. Ian Tansey of ProDroneWorx discusses this growing technology and its potential to transform the sector

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UK BIM Alliance releases FAQs on merger with buildingSMART UK&I

Following the merger of the UK BIM Alliance and buildingSMART UK&I this month, the Alliance have published a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) relating to the merger

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