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BIMHarambee.Africa Student Competition seeks high-speed building information modelling projects for African smart cities

13 Jul - 15:43 SAST
Interdisciplinary student teams across Africa are invited to demonstrate their BIM capabilities to improve the management and sustainability of existing buildings in Africa and making buildings smart city ready.
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Draft standard for reporting built-environment carbon emissions opens for consultation

5 Jul - 14:51 SAST
ICMS 3 provides a reporting framework for capital costs, life cycle costs and carbon emissions to optimises environmental sustainability of the built environment.
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NavVis releases Ivion as a new scan-to-BIM platform for digital factories

22 Apr - 22:57 SAST
The NavVis Ivion spatial data platform comprises Core (scan-to-BIM), Enterprise (digital factory) and Ivion Go for Enterprise (mobile app).
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GeoSlam launches Hub 6.1 pointcloud software

20 Aug - 12:04 SAST
GeoSlam launched the latest version of its pointcloud processing software, Hub 6.1. This version includes Adjust to Control functionality, a new version of Draw, improvements in processing, new parameters and bug fixes.
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Project owners help drive construction digitisation and data efforts

10 Aug - 05:59 SAST
Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and are demanding that their contractors and suppliers align with their digital ambitions.
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NavVis IndoorViewer 2.7 adds annotations and auditing to aid virtual planning and collaboration

28 Jul - 12:02 SAST
The recent release of NavVis IndoorViewer 3D visualisation software lets building stakeholders annotate, export and share measurements.
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BIM Institute takes new direction under new leadership as the BIM Academy launches its online syllabus

15 Jul - 12:37 SAST
The BIM Institute has appointed Gregory Mofokeng, the secretary-general of the Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE), as its new director from July 2020. The institute has also spun of its education...
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Bentley Systems and Legion temporarily waive subscription fees to help building and facilities managers meet social distancing demands

4 Jun - 13:34 SAST
Bentley Systems has opened its Legion Simulator and OpenBuildings Station Designer software, including waiving new subscription fees, through 30 September 2020 for facilities managers to incorporate pedestrian simulation methodologies across their planning, design, and...
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NBS publishes its tenth National BIM Report

26 May - 02:19 SAST
This year’s 2020 BIM report marks the tenth year of asking the industry for their views about BIM. The latest report reflects the views of over 1000 industry professionals, and shows how usage and...
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Leica Geosystems partners globally with Pointfuse and Planon to drive automation in built environment management

14 May - 18:04 SAST
Information from Leica Geosystems Pointfuse and Leica Geosystems have announced a global cooperation and development agreement that streamlines the use of reality capture in digital construction, space management and visualisation...
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Trimble ManhattanOne cloud software provides greater control of real estate portfolios and financials

13 May - 20:26 SAST
Trimble introduced its next-generation integrated workplace management system (IWMS) with the launch of ManhattanOne software suite. Built for the cloud, it centralises real estate functions and data analyses for real estate performance, decision-making and...
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NavVis VLX readies mobile mapping for mainstream use in surveying

12 May - 13:38 SAST
NavVis launched the VLX, a wearable mapping system that captures high-quality data even in complex built environments such as construction sites, staircases and small rooms.
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Esri joins BSI and announces support of AEC workflows

11 May - 15:55 SAST
Esri has joined BuildingSmart International (BSI) as a multinational member, and will contribute to delivering successful BSI projects which benefit the global community of AEC and GIS practitioners. By partnering with BSI and with...
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RICS ramps up its mediation service as South Africa compels dispute mediation

27 Apr - 16:46 SAST
A recent amendment by the Rules Board for Courts of Law now compels South Africans to consider mediation as a solution for any legal matter before going to court. The Royal Institution of Chartered...
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Discussion paper considers BIM and GIS integration through data standards

9 Apr - 14:31 SAST
As part of their Integrated Digital Built Environment joint working group, the OGC and BSI have published “Built environment data standards and their integration: an analysis of IFC, CityGML and LandInfra”.
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NavVis IndoorViewer 2.6 democratises point cloud measurements

7 Apr - 16:11 SAST
The latest release of NavVis IndoorViewer 3D building visualisation software features a new measurement tool and e57 point cloud support.
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Using 3D solutions to improve design tolerances on building projects gone awry

6 Apr - 16:32 SAST
A mixed-use, multi-structure development project in South Africa had gone terribly wrong, leaving the project owner unsure how to proceed. The future of the project rested on the accuracy of the new as-built to...
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Leica Geosystems’ 3D laser scanning bundle streamlines workflow and Autodesk integration

31 Mar - 12:38 SAST
Leica Geosystems announced a new 3D laser scanning bundle for the Leica BLK360 and greater integration with Autodesk ecosystem.
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Leica Geosystems updates its machine control, adds machine integrations and extends cloud-based workflows

12 Mar - 17:16 SAST
Leica Geosystems has updated its iCon machine control software for its Site software, added new machine integrations and extended its ConX cloud-based workflows.
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Trimble’s Tekla 2020 BIM software enables real-time project collaboration

11 Mar - 07:51 SAST
Trimble has introduced the latest versions of its Tekla software solutions for advanced building information modelling, structural engineering and steel fabrication management.
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Arvizio launches multi-user XR for CAD, BIM and point cloud visualisation

13 Feb - 13:51 SAST
Arvizio launched XR Connect, a suite of services for secure multi-location edge and cloud collaboration for enterprise XR (extended reality). The XR Platform is a complete solution for optimisation, visualisation and collaboration using 3D...
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