This month we start with a guest article from Dave Carr, Managing Director of Callsafe Services Ltd.
PAS 1192-6, Specification for collaborative sharing and use of structured Health and Safety information using BIM, is likely to be published early in February 2018. For obvious reasons, this article is based on the latest draft of the PAS, but it is likely that there will not be significant changes within the final version.
The increased use of 'Building Information Modelling' (BIM) for both building and infrastructure projects provides greater opportunities to identify 'foreseeable risk' much earlier, and continuously, throughout project and asset lifecycles, and to communicate the risks more clearly for use by others.
Continue reading PAS 1192-6 is imminent
With BIM (Building Information Modelling) being the buzzword at the moment we were interested to see that a partnership has grown between the Department of Business and Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge. Their aim is "to transform the UK construction industry's approach to the way we plan, build, maintain and use our social and economic infrastructure". They have a number of courses within the built environment that include recommendations form this new government directive.
Continue reading Centre of Digital Built Britain
The European Forever Open Road initiative seeks to record how various factors affect our roads. Having this information available is crucial to finding out how we can develop new technologies and materials to perform better and hopefully longer.
Continue reading Resilient Roads
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