What do people mean by “BIM-to-Field”?

BIM-to-Field is the process of taking the accurate digital data in an information model and using it to inform accurate construction, operations or maintenance out on site.

Brexit and BIM

Whilst the tide ebb's and flows on whether to Remain or Brexit, the UK's private construction sector have seemingly heeded the expert advice that leaving would impact growth and jobs and create business uncertainty and therefore risk.

Construction in 2025 - What will change?

As a forward thinking and proactive business, Trimble is always looking for solutions that help the industry work more productively and effectively. Bringing together industry experts from all of its corporate divisions, Trimble is able to realise its vision of a seamless and cost-effective future for the construction sector.

Rage against the Machine

All too often, we hear the adage that BIM is 10% technology and 90% sociology but what does this really mean if so many construction industry stakeholders still remain sceptical about the benefits to them?

 

 

Handheld versus Tripod - which 3D scanner do you need?

With both handheld and tripod mounted scanners available, which type of scanner will provide you with the functionality you need in order to create 3D models of your MEP installations?

Why you can’t afford to be without Amtech ProDesign

Whatever the size of your business, counting the cost of challenges faced on site can leave you out of pocket and clients feeling short changed. With this in mind, the team behind the software explain why it’s time to ask yourself: “Can I afford not to use a product like Amtech ProDesign?”

A short poem about BIM

A short poem about BIM (which is not really short and could be read as a metaphor for anything you like really (as long as it’s not unseemly)).

Unique challenges facing the MEP sector over BIM implementation

When it comes to BIM implementation, the MEP sector faces a series of unique challenges.

Concurrency is Crucial to Beneficial BIM

Having recently published volume one of its BIM Digest, an eBook offering a comprehensive guide to Building Information Modelling through the views, opinions and observations of leading market professionals, Trimble company, Amtech, is pleased to promote and encourage BIM adoption across the MEP sector and beyond.

If you want to get ahead get a hierarchical hat!

To the uninitiated, a hard hat is simply a safety measure essential to ensuring the welfare of all those working on, or visiting, a construction site.

However, scrape beneath the surface and there’s a complex colour-coded significance to what different personnel are permitted to wear on their heads.

Do you know who should be wearing which colour hard-hat?

Don’t get their goat! Build happy long-term client relationships with Service Manager

It’s the middle of a cold, wet, autumnal afternoon. A woman sits disconsolately at her desk watching the rain stream relentlessly against the window pane. Heavy-hearted and sighing inwardly she silently wills the phone to ring as she waits impatiently for a gentleman caller who is long overdue.  

New eBook helps to put BIM adoption back on track

Whether you’re a BIM evangelist or more cynical about the benefits digital construction can bring, a new eBook seeks to promote practical understanding of what remains a complex area where communication between individuals and different countries could prove key to success.  

Women and engineering – why do girls really drop STEM?

As BIM adoption becomes ever more prevalent and clients require increasingly sophisticated levels to be met, the AEC industry is in an extremely exciting and fast-moving period of change. At a time of such progress why does the engineering workforce across Europe still lack true diversity? More specifically, why aren’t there more women engineers?

Sweden gains global acclaim for its adoption of BIM

Sweden remains unashamedly progressive. As well as being recognised internationally for its forward-thinking approach to social welfare, health and education, it has also achieved global acclaim for its adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM). As in the Netherlands and Denmark, Sweden already boasts a mandatory requirement for BIM on all publically-funded projects.