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5 challenges MEP estimators in the UK face today

Estimators need to be able to produce a high volume of consistently estimates without sacrificing accuracy – but they face a number of challenges, from a lack of information to multiple, varied requests.

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Construction information going digital

GroupBC looks at some of the challenges going digital can resolve including communication, construction information, data security and compliance.

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Fasteners and fixings to fix the construction crisis

Vincent Matthews, marketing manager at SFS, discusses how fasteners and fixings can raise productivity once again and help keep construction work on track.

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How BIM encouraged collaboration at the Sibson building

The University of Kent’s Sibson building was designed to encourage collaboration and communication; the project enabled BIM collaboration and coordination throughout.

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How digital twins are disrupting the manufacturing sector

Ben Sheath, VP and managing director at Siemens PLM Software, takes a look at the value of the digital twin in enabling flexible manufacturing, reducing time to market and cost, all while improving quality.

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Bentley Systems reports continued growth and acquisitions

Bentley Systems has reported continued revenue growth, with strong growth in China and continued acquisitions.

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Case study: Wates breathes new life into V&A Museum

Wates Group’s construction of a £28m underground gallery and main entrance to London’s V&A Museum presented enormous challenges – but also brought huge rewards.

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FARO laser scanner collects 3D digital map of Notre Dame

Art Graphique and Patrimoine have used FARO’s Focus S Laser Scanner series to perform emergency 3D digital mapping on the Notre Dame cathedral.

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Bentley Systems acquires Keynetix for underground digital twins

Bentley Systems has acquired Keynetix, a UK-based provider of cloud-based software for capturing, visualising, modelling and sharing geotechnical data.

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Innovating the built environment with digital twins

Matthew Durdin, director at Johnson Controls UK&I explores applications for digital twins in the built environment and how they can be implemented.

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