Crossrail tunnel under construction

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Construction and Contracting, Engineering and Infrastructure

Last month I attended the 19th Annual Future of Utilities Conference in London and was part of a panel discussion looking at the topic of effective project management, along with representatives from UK Power Networks and Northern Ireland Water. The question was asked of the panel – ‘do you think you’re managing capital projects as…

Read more

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Construction and Contracting

The time has come to stop spending time trying to define what building information modeling (BIM) is and accept that this is about the industry changing how it works.  The goal is to improve efficiency at two levels: Make the companies in the construction industry more efficient Make the assets that the industry build more efficient…

Read more

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Construction and Contracting

IFS UK and Construction News hosted a roundtable event in the Gherkin, London on the 28th November to discuss building information modelling (BIM). It was a very lively debate with some of the top BIM experts in the country attending, including Mark Bew, Chairman of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group. Many questions were…

Read more

by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Construction and Contracting

What do you need to know in order to be building information modeling (BIM) compliant? Do you need to invest in new IT Infrastructure? IFS and Construction News are hosting a roundtable event in the Gherkin, London November 28th to discuss these and many more questions surrounding BIM. Private and public project owners alike are…

Read more

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Construction and Contracting

Your business is a Project Centric Business that constructs large assets, so you buy a business solution that was designed for making cars – Is there a better way? If you construct ships, buildings, oil platforms, bridges, infrastructure, complex equipment etc. then your business processes are very different from a company that builds high volume products like cars or computers.

Read more