CIOB backs BIM project

The Chartered Institute of Building is supporting a partly public sector funded project to make small construction businesses in the South East early adopters of BIM technology.

The Future Fit project, which is partly funded by the South East European Regional Development Fund, aims to offer such companies business support in a wide range of interventions. It is about to launch a programme of roadshows to raise awareness.

The CIOB’s Eddie Tuttle said the project was important because BIM and the associated Government Soft Landings (GSL) were central to the Government’s Construction Strategy.

“Together they require new processes that need to be administered through design and creation, and into operation. Simply it’s about information and how that is communicated,” he said.

The roadshows take place in Crawley on 17 October, Maidstone on 18 October, and Petersfield on 25 October. More information can be found on the website.

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