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Building the Construction Cloud         

Type: Software Focus       Published: 03-2020      Views: 164   
Description: Autodesk Construction Cloud brings integrated construction management for entire project teams several steps forward, towards a totally unified software solution

Creating a space for Laser scanning

Type: News       Published: 03-2020      Views: 155   
Description: Pointfuse has launched a new toolkit specifically designed to make it easier to adopt laser scanning within space management, planning and utilisation workflows

Pointfuse Laser Scanning Software Helps Hatch Transform Infrastructure CAD

Type: News       Published: 02-2020      Views: 106   
Description: Engineering consultancy Hatch has transformed its handling of laser scanned data on major infrastructure projects by using Pointfuse software to classify and manipulate billions of individual measurements.

Anytime, anywhere cloud collaboration

Type: News       Published: 11-2019      Views: 223   
Description: Autodesk has expanded Autodesk BIM 360 Design, their fastest-growing cloud solution, to include Autodesk Civil 3D

A two-way flow

Type: Review       Published: 09-2019      Views: 440   
Description: Going digital is the only way to succeed in today's business environment, even if your industry is essentially conducted 'on the road'

Surfacing upgrade

Type: Case Study       Published: 05-2019      Views: 416   
Description: Toppesfield explain the benefits that implementing Re-flow has provided on and offsite for their surfacing projects

ISG laser scanning boosts BIM delivery

Type:       Published: 05-2019      Views: 325   
Description: Global construction services company ISG is using the latest 3D modelling technology to boost its BIM capabilities

3D Repo focuses on health and safety

Type: News       Published: 11-2018      Views: 644   
Description: 3D Repo has released the latest version of its cloud based digital construction platform complete with an online platform for the tracking of health and safety issues, SafetiBase, and support for Bentley CAD files

Vectorworks, Bluebeam partner for Cloud, Studio API

Type: News       Published: 03-2018      Views: 620   
Description: Vectorworks and Bluebeam have announced a new integration between Vectorworks Cloud Services and Bluebeam Studio that supports a modern, online review and approval process for digital construction drawings and 3D models. Vectorworks is the first BIM software company to connect its cloud services via the Bluebeam Studio API, allowing project team members to host real-time, online markups and review sessions.

Forging Ahead         

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 11-2017      Views: 901   
Description: Autodesk used their latest Autodesk University event to outline the road ahead for its developer platform Forge, which will help transform the industry over the next decade


Type: Review       Published: 11-2017      Views: 8220   
Description: Introduced at the 2017 Year in Infrastructure Conference in October, Bentley's iModelHub has been conceived to leverage change rather than fight it and represents an evolution in the way model information is shared between project team members, writes David Chadwick

EasyPark unveils Smart City Index 2017         

Type: News       Published: 11-2017      Views: 761   
Description: Smart parking app, EasyPark, have released the 2017 Smart City Index, revealing Copenhagen, Denmark as the smartest city, followed by Singapore, and Swedish city Stockholm

Cloud Based Technology of the Year 2017 - Construction Computing Awards

Type: Awards Winner       Published: 11-2017      Views: 624   
Description: WINNER: Vectorworks Inc. for Vectorworks Cloud Services

RSE Building Services completes project at The Department Store, Brixton

Type: News       Published: 10-2017      Views: 799   
Description: RSE Building Services has just completed work to install MEP services for Squire & Partner’s new office space at The Department Store, in Brixton. The Edwardian building, which was completely derelict, has been sympathetically transformed to ensure that the historic beauty of the architecture is retained.

The sky's the limit         

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 09-2017      Views: 809   
Description: Sam Carigliano, CEO of Australian structural engineering software specialist SkyCiv, explains why structural engineers should take to the cloud

RSE Technologies expands its Point Cloud scanning offering

Type: News       Published: 08-2017      Views: 943   
Description: RSE Technologies has increased its offering with three Point Cloud Scanners and an extended team of expert technicians to carry out registration and scanning works.

Transforming temporary works design         

Type: News       Published: 05-2017      Views: 1193   
Description: Swanton Consulting has transformed the design of temporary works - such as façade and basement retention - using a software innovation that creates instant 3D models from laser scanner data

Viewpoint Enterprise Cloud launched         

Type: News       Published: 05-2017      Views: 1116   
Description: Viewpoint has launched the next evolution of its hosted services with Viewpoint Enterprise Cloud (VEC)

Visualising the future         

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 03-2017      Views: 979   
Description: 3D Repo bring their cloud expertise to a UK government-funded smart infrastructure project

$2.25 million investment for HoloBuilder         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 1387   
Description: HoloBuilder, the German-American startup providing leading cloud and mobile software for virtual reality capturing of construction sites, has just received an investment of $2.25 million in its first year

Digital transformation with Arithmetica         

Type: News       Published: 03-2017      Views: 946   
Description: Arithmetica, the UK innovator in rapid laser scanning data processing, has appointed point3D as a reseller for Pointfuse

Building better security         

Type: Technology focus       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1344   
Description: David Chadwick discusses the issue of security in the cloud and the construction industry in general with Steve Cooper of Aconex

3D Repo BIM app is an asset to Crossrail         

Type: News       Published: 01-2017      Views: 1554   
Description: 3D Repo has started development on a unique mobile platform for Crossrail designed to manage maintainable assets

Innovating in the Cloud         

Type: Industry Focus       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1367   
Description: Bentley Systems and Topcon join forces to advance cloud services for 'constructioneering'

Lendlease gets ahead in the cloud         

Type: Case Study       Published: 11-2016      Views: 1131   
Description: Meeting Health & Safety requirements prompted Lendlease to deploy Human Recognition Systems' cloud-based MSite biometric site access system

Cloud Based Technology of 2016 – Construction Computing Awards

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 694   
Description: WINNER: Clearbox for BIMXtra for True project collaboration in the cloud

Mobile Technology of 2016 Construction Computing Awards

Type: Awards       Published: 11-2016      Views: 631   
Description: WINNER: Viewpoint Construction Software Field View

Game on!         

Type: Review       Published: 07-2016      Views: 1597   
Description: Autodesk has combined building design technology with their renowned game engine software - but it needed the services of the Cloud to do it

Crossrail’s Common Data Environment advances to cloud services

Type: News       Published: 06-2016      Views: 1193   
Description: Bentley Systems has successfully upgraded Crossrail’s Common Data Environment (CDE) for asset information through Bentley’s AssetWise managed services to a hybrid cloud-computing platform powered by Microsoft Azure. This provides a single location for storing, sharing, and managing information for approximately 1 million assets.

Fingers on the button         

Type: Software Focus       Published: 05-2016      Views: 1111   
Description: One Click LCA from Bionova vastly improves the speed of building environmental assessment.

Revit in the Cloud         

Type: Technology focus       Published: 03-2016      Views: 1930   
Description: Autodesk has expanded the availability of its cloud-based collaboration service for Revit, following its launch in the US

Online BIM library opens for business         

Type: News       Published: 01-2016      Views: 2199   
Description: Progman has launched a free browsing library available at

Mobile Technology of 2015- Construction Computing 2015         

Type: Awards       Published: 01-2016      Views: 1114   
Description: WINNER: Viewpoint Construction Software - Field View (Formerly Priority 1)

Hardware Product of 2015 - Construction Computing 2015         

Type: Awards       Published: 01-2016      Views: 889   
Description: WINNER: Faro – Freestyle

I wandered lonely as a Cloud         

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 11-2015      Views: 3158   
Description: With apologies to Wordsworth and thanks to the use of Nomad as a mobile tool for Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Service Select (VSS) customers can enhance their design processes by handling complex processes and collaborating with project partners in the Cloud.

Arithmetica harnesses online power of Sketchfab for Pointfuse 3D models

Type: News       Published: 07-2015      Views: 3185   
Description: Arithmetica is making 3D model project collaboration easier by taking advantage of Sketchfab, the online platform for sharing 3D files.

Predicting the future of design         

Type: Review       Published: 05-2015      Views: 6518   
Description: Due for release in June, ArchiCAD 19 is taking a giant leap forward in BIM performance through its use of Predictive Background Processing.

The 5th dimension of 3D modelling         

Type: Review       Published: 05-2015      Views: 6189   
Description: Asta Development brings Bidcon BIM to the UK, adding cost estimation to its popular Asta Powerproject project management application.

A Vectorworks Goody Bag!

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 05-2015      Views: 8329   
Description: All the best parties end with a goody bag, and the Vectorworks Design Summit was no different, sending attendees home with a packet of good things to look forward to.

Greater point cloud integration for CAD software adds up with Arithmetica         

Type: News       Published: 05-2015      Views: 3527   
Description: Arithmetica has significantly enhanced its Pointfuse automated point cloud processing software with simplified integration for CAD software

A Vectorworks takeaway         

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 05-2015      Views: 14192   
Description: All the best parties end with a goody bag and the 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit was no different, sending attendees home with a bundle of exciting developments to look forward to

Causeway eTrading and Supplier Management solutions meet G-Cloud 6 requirements

Type: News       Published: 04-2015      Views: 2147   
Description: Causeway’s Tradex eTrading and MyRegister supplier accreditation hosted software solutions are now included in the Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud 6 framework. The G-Cloud framework provides a general term for agreements with suppliers and sets out terms and conditions under which purchases can be made.

Bluebeam Software partners with Design Software Solutions

Type: News       Published: 04-2015      Views: 3447   
Description: Bluebeam Software has announced its partnership with Design Software Solutions, a leading UK design software reseller. Bluebeam’s flagship solution, Bluebeam Revu, allows users to electronically create, annotate and edit project documents in online sessions.


Type: Technology Focus       Published: 03-2015      Views: 2773   
Description: Altuity Solutions releases its new cloud-based SUE product AltoSUE, which provides lifecycle location information for underground assets.

Top Priority         

Type: Review       Published: 01-2015      Views: 4042   
Description: Priority1 from MCS becomes part of the Information Management Solutions line-up at Viewpoint, as the company evaluates mobile computing issues and opportunities.

The sky’s the limit!

Type: Review       Published: 01-2015      Views: 3794   
Description: Vectorworks Cloud Services keeps drawings synchronised on and off-site.

BIMcloud update extends workflow

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2471   
Description: Graphisoft has released an update to its recently released BIMcloud solution, offering integrated team messaging for mobile devices such as the iPhone/iPad

Cloud service closes performance gap

Type: News       Published: 11-2014      Views: 2061   
Description: IES has launched its new Cloud service, ERGON, to enables users of its Virtual Environment (VE) technology to import, manage and interrogate real building profiles or schedules and use them in VE simulations


Type: Review       Published: 09-2014      Views: 3279   
Description: Compliance, with its ever increasing levels of H&S and other regulations, is simplified with YellowJacket, an effective tool for increasing safety levels on site

G-Cloud 5 approval for CONJECT SaaS

Type: News       Published: 07-2014      Views: 2134   
Description: CONJECT, Europe’s leading provider of software supporting the full plan-build-operate lifecycle in the AEC industry, has been approved to supply SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions to UK Government via the G-Cloud 5 programme.

Ministry of Justice selects 4Projects by Viewpoint to achieve Level 2 BIM

Type: News       Published: 07-2014      Views: 2760   
Description: The UK’s Ministry of Justice (MOJ) has selected 4Projects’ 4BIM model server to achieve Level 2 BIM across all their future development projects.

United House pioneers use of real-time Site Progress app

Type: News       Published: 07-2014      Views: 2351   
Description: Leading specialist contractor United House has become the first construction company in the UK to purchase Asta Site Progress Mobile, a revolutionary new app that enables project progress to be reported and recorded in real time, direct from site or on the move.

The BIM Viewpoint

Type: Review       Published: 07-2014      Views: 6227   
Description: 4Projects by Viewpoint has been accumulating information about the current penetration of BIM within the AEC industry, and asks whether the UK is achieving its target to become world leaders in BIM

Ahead in the Cloud

Type: Review       Published: 07-2014      Views: 10287   
Description: GRAPHISOFT's BIMcloud gets a head start in BIM collaboration via the cloud thanks to its tried and tested BIM Server utility. David Chadwick reports.

BIM? It's Adoddle

Type: Review       Published: 05-2014      Views: 6786   
Description: Facilitating the way people talk together - that's the focus of Asite's Adoddle, a Corporate Collaboration solution whose name belies the scope of the application, says David Chadwick.

Sign of the times

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 05-2014      Views: 3790   
Description: Signing off construction documents adds unnecessary time and opportunities for fraud in the construction industry, says Ronan Lavelle, the UK Country Manager for ARX

Building Automation Systems receive a boost in Europe

Type: News       Published: 04-2014      Views: 2119   
Description: Building analytics, cloud services and smart grids are set to enhance Building Automation Systems in Europe, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report

Enter the G-Cloud

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 01-2014      Views: 3877   
Description: The supply of IT services to public bodies has taken some knocks in recent years, but the recent G-Cloud Framework, which has just selected 4Projects as one of its suppliers, looks set to anchor future public procurement in a comprehensive and secure selection, purchasing and operating environment

Hebridean Energy Technology

Type: Review       Published: 01-2014      Views: 4327   
Description: GreenspaceLive, based in Stornoway, develops software that helps architects and engineers simulate future energy use of buildings

4Projects selected for UK government's G-Cloud Programme

Type: News       Published: 12-2013      Views: 3606   
Description: 4Projects has been accepted as a supplier for the UK government’s G-Cloud Programme, a project aimed at delivering fundamental changes in the way the public sector procures and operates Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Getting the most from the Cloud

Type: Comment       Published: 11-2013      Views: 5457   
Description: As more and more of the software applications that we use are being placed in the Cloud, the time is right to look at its benefits, and whether such a working environment would be suitable for a construction company with employees and collaborating companies spread out around the World. Si Hanks of Ai Solutions expands the idea further

Building relationships

Type: Comment       Published: 11-2013      Views: 4585   
Description: Technology is key to building closer relationships and driving customer retention according to Mark Thompson, CEO of m-hance

BIM on the Road

Type: Review       Published: 09-2013      Views: 5879   
Description: Autodesk's InfraWorks 360 Pro brings the same BIM benefits to infrastructure design as it does to the construction industry

Constructive use of the mobile cloud

Type: News       Published: 09-2013      Views: 3971   
Description: Engineering solutions provider, Costain and mobile cloud platform experts Appear have announced the deployment of innovative workforce applications for the construction industry, as part of the MobiCloud project

Chain Library         

Type: BIM Guide       Published: 09-2013      Views: 2649   
Description: NBS provides for BIM throughout the supply chain with its National Library of components and new features for the free Revit Plug-in

Virtual Construction         

Type: BIM Guide       Published: 09-2013      Views: 3156   
Description: BIMobject places all the components you require for a construction project under one roof

Stacks of appeal

Type: Review       Published: 07-2013      Views: 3540   
Description: HP introduces two new Designjet ePrinters, the Designjet T920 and T1500, with ergonomic features that will be welcomely received by users

Shout Digital Builds Construction App

Type: News       Published: 07-2013      Views: 4611   
Description: Newcastle-based Shout Digital has created an app that allows construction teams to access and amend their project information on the go from their mobile phones and tablet devices

Objectively good

Type: Technology Focus       Published: 05-2013      Views: 5701   
Description: Graphisoft's now channels BIM Objects from

It's PIMs O'clock

Type: Review       Published: 05-2013      Views: 3021   
Description: Newforma simplifies Project Information Management, says David Chadwick - but what does that add to everybody else's Project Management solution?

The Glue in the Works

Type: Case Study       Published: 03-2013      Views: 3308   
Description: Rather than gumming things up, Autodesk's BIM 360 Glue is an important element of Broadway Malyan's new global Cloud-based BIM Strategy

Where, what, how?

Type: Review       Published: 03-2013      Views: 2490   
Description: Analysing a project's sustainability credentials needs to be conducted early, fast and repeatedly to get the best and most cost effective results, says David Chadwick

Collaboration Is The Key For Unit4

Type: News       Published: 03-2013      Views: 2246   
Description: UNIT4 has released Business Collaborator (BC) 6.1, the latest iteration of its web-based project collaboration software solution

Design And Create With Cloud Flexibility

Type: News       Published: 03-2013      Views: 2344   
Description: Autodesk's new 2014 Design and Creation Suites include new reality capture software and services that more easily incorporate both laser scans and digital photographs of the physical world into the 3D design and engineering process

Snagging issues

Type: Review       Published: 01-2013      Views: 2708   
Description: Snagging comes of age with the growing preponderance of mobile computing devices - and the need to respond rapidly to construction site problems

Two new additions for 4Projects

Type: News       Published: 05-2010      Views: 3054   
Description: North East based Construction Software Company 4Projects is continuing its expansion plans by adding another two members of staff to its rapidly growing workforce, taking the total recruited to 8 a 13% increase since the turn of the year

Heads in the Clouds?

Type: Feature       Published: 02-2010      Views: 2816   
Description: From Avatar and 3D printing to swarm bots and Cloud Computing, David Chadwick found plenty of food for thought at SolidWorks World 2010

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