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Microsoft Azure and BIM are Driving London’s Crossrail Project

London is undergoing one of the largest construction projects designed to improve travel times and alleviate congestion across the city. The Crossrail project, which is the construction of a high-frequency and high-capacity railway, aims to …


Germany Launches Construction of Rastatt Tunnel

A CEREMONY was held on May 25 to mark the official start of construction of the 4270m Rastatt tunnel which forms part of a €11.6bn project to upgrade the 182km Karlsruhe – Basle main line …


Going underground – tunnelling to lead with new BIM and data technology

The UK is developing a lead in tunnelling and the data management technology



Time to change BIM for Infrastructure to IIM – Infrastructure Information Modelling

The industry has been pushing BIM adoption and its applications really hard, but mainly in the “vertical BIM – buildings”, whereas adoption of horizontal or the “linear BIM- infrastructure” is reluctant.


Norwegian National Rail sets the standard for BIM in railway projects

The Norwegian National Rail Administration´s holistic approach to 3D and BIM design in the large InterCity project around Oslo spurs innovation and major benefits throughout the design and construction phase



Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards 2016

The AEC Excellence Awards 2016 are now open for submissions!


SEEABLE awarded EU seal of excellence – R&D in recycled BIM for H&S !

SEEABLE Ltd have just been awarded the EU seal of excellence for their R&D; into next level training, briefing and incident reconstruction for workers in the construction and transportation sectors.


National BIM Strategy Launched in Spain

A strategy to introduce mandatory BIM working in public sector projects was launched in Spain in July. This marks a step-change in Spain’s approach to BIM, where up till now BIM use has been patchy, …


Extending BIM to Infrastructure

Building information modeling (BIM) has, by now, been firmly established as the “go-to” technology globally for the design and construction of buildings.


BIM is key to water industry aim of assembly not construction

Collaboration is key to maximizing the benefits of asset lifecycle information management in the water sector, writes Bernadette Ballantyne.