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National Building Specification

NFB and BRE launch new BIM initiatives

The National Federation of Builders has launched a five-day course designed to train individuals at SMEs to become “BIM champions” within their businesses.

Run by the NFB’s Business & Skills training arm in collaboration with the CITB, the CPD-certified course will aim to teach all the skills participants need to strategically guide their organisations towards full BIM implementation.

And the BRE has also launched a new BIM certification scheme that will allow contractors and consultants to provide evidence that they have the policies and procedures required to deliver Level 2 BIM….

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CIOB-backed group lines up against BRE and NBS to develop key BIM tool

The CIOB is part of a consortium taking on the BRE and RIBA Enterprises’s NBS for the contract to develop a crucial “missing link” in Level 2 BIM – the digital plan of work. The three competing teams were last week each awarded £50,000 to develop their feasibility plans, with the winning bid due to be selected by late summer…. read full article

BIM Show Live 2014 – Review

There was a strong NBS presence at the fourth annual BIM Show Live 2014. This year the location was Manchester as the UK’s largest BIM event moved up from London.
The traditional opening addresses were from BIM Show Live founder Rob Charlton and UK Government’s BIM Task Group’s David Philp; both commented on how far the industry had moved in three years and spoke with optimism about the future of digital information, processes and technology… read full article