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B.C. innovation minister open to making BIM a procurement process requirement


The B.C. minister of technology, innovation and citizens' services said he is open to making the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies a requirement for participation in the procurement process for major public sector construction projects.

"BIM is certainly an area where we have been in discussions at the initial stages," said Amrik Virk. "We certainly want to offer our buildings and be a reference wherever possible for trials and testing when it is feasible and in the public interest. That is something we most certainly want to take a look at."

Virk made this comment earlier this month as the keynote speaker at the CanBIM Vancouver Regional Session, after his presentation entitled: How BIM is Changing the…

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