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Last amended on 11 October 2017

Perfect presents for the architecture, engineering or construction professional in your life. We draw up a list of bargain buys for every pocket that are sure to be well received, whatever the present-buying occasion.

22 November 2017 | by

We distil some of the key points at the heart of Philip Hammond's Autumn budget on 22 November 2017 and assess impacts for construction.

21 November 2017 | by

The NBS Manufacturers' BIM Report 2017 provides a snapshot of the changes the industry has been going through since the BIM mandate was implemented in April 2016 and shows what manufacturers are making of the opportunities on offer. Download our full, free report today.

20 July 2017 | by

Autodesk's Brian Roepke introduces the company's Forge platforms and how they can help deliver as part of a BIM workflow. By way of example, Dr Stephen Hamil explains how NBS have utilised the power of Forge in producing the NBS Online Viewer.

12 September 2017 | by

While primarily arising from a dispute over contract terms and the value of the works, the decision in TRANT ENGINEERING LTD V MOTT MACDONALD LTD  [2017] case is of particular interest as it is the first published case where BIM features substantively.

06 September 2017 | by

We explore the two most recent Government Construction Strategy documents (covering 2011-15 and 2016-20) with a passing nod to a raft of reports that have sought to offer recommendations for an industry looking to achieve productivity and cost savings to deliver better outcomes.

Architectural practices share their BIM journeys - how people, tools and technology are coming together to get results for clients.

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21 November 2017 | by

Lee Jones from Ideal Standard shares his thoughts on the company's BIM journey.

21 November 2017 | by

The team at David Miller Architects share their experience using high-quality BIM objects as part of their project design workflow.

21 November 2017 | by

The NBS Manufacturers' BIM Report 2017 provides a snapshot of the changes the industry has been going through since the BIM mandate was implemented in April 2016 and shows what manufacturers are making of the opportunities on offer. Download our full, free report today.

21 November 2017 | by

Drew Wiggett, head of product information at NBS, explores the benefits of structured product information when it comes to product selection and specification.

21 November 2017 | by

Laser scans are a quick and easy way to collect extremely accurate data about on-site conditions. We explore some of the advantages of the "Scan to BIM" process, what laser scanning entails, and how point clouds can be used to deliver 3D parametric models.

21 November 2017 | by

In this class from the Forge DevCon strand of Autodesk University Las Vegas, Dr  Stephen Hamil from NBS looks at how project teams can collaborate to develop information on a BIM project.

17 November 2017 | by

We explore PAS 1192-6 - one of two new additions to the PAS 1192 framework - which will provide a specification for sharing structured health and safety information.

16 November 2017 | by

How do you decide if your project needs a passenger lift or a platform lift? We explore the pros and cons of these access solutions and some of the key considerations, whichever you opt for.

09 November 2017 | by

Cutting-edge tech is set to take the strain on-site. We enter the world of bionic arms and full-body suits that are set to safeguard health, increase productivity and make your co-workers look like something from a superhero movie.

09 November 2017 | by
Last amended on 22 November 2017

The Department for Education has confirmed that T-level courses in construction will get underway in 2020.

08 November 2017 | by

Plain Language Questions posed by a client/employer help guide how the supply chain rises to the challenges of delivery on a construction project. We explore how PLQs fit into a project workflow.

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