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2017 CanBIM Award recipients recognized at annual gala

October 10, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

The 3rd Annual CanBIM Awards took place in Toronto on September 28th at the Beanfield Centre. These awards recognizes companies and or individuals that demonstrate leadership and innovation through the implementation of technology. The CanBIM Awards are intended to spotlight the

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BIM drives productivity gains in construction sector

September 7, 2017 David Bowcott

Everyone has seen the graphs that show construction on a downward productivity trend while other industries boast solid productivity gains. The following is a productivity graph that was produced by McKinsey & Co. that compares productivity in construction to that

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BIM drives productivity gains in construction sector

September 7, 2017 David Bowcott

Everyone has seen the graphs that show construction on a downward productivity trend while other industries boast solid productivity gains. The following is a productivity graph that was produced by McKinsey & Co. that compares productivity in construction to that

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Can construction be automated?

September 7, 2017 Jacob Stoller

Advances in information systems have been cited as a catalyst for higher productivity in many sectors.

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Top construction firms embrace technology, finally

June 20, 2017 Jacob Stoller

The construction industry has
a reputation for being slow to
adopt innovative technology. Many
contractors believe this is about
to change.

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CanBIM Vancouver Regional Session

January 18, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

 In order for BIM to deliver significant value, key design and construction disciplines need to be aligned. The challenge is to bridge the historic disconnect between finance, design, construction and operations. The need for productivity improvement within the construction industry

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EllisDon wins Autodesk Excellence Award for Complex vivaNext project

November 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

This past weekend, in Las Vegas, NV, EllisDon was presented with the Autodesk Excellence Award for the Collaboration and Communication of Large Infrastructure Projects for work completed on the vivaNext project. These awards recognize companies who innovate with Building Information

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Ledcor uses modern technology to preserve heritage building

October 31, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Ledcor Group of Companies celebrated the grand opening of Enbridge Centre last month, the first office tower to be constructed in downtown Edmonton’s Financial District in more than 20 years. Ledcor applied several specialized construction methods in order to

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CanBIM conference speaker envisions computers doing design

October 20, 2016 Bronwen Parsons

The Canada BIM Council held its 2nd Technology Built Innovation event in Toronto on October 5 and 6. The first day was devoted to tours of two BIM-designed buildings at York University in the northwest of the city: the university’s

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Canada BIM Council announces 2016 CanBIM Award Winners

October 18, 2016 CanBIM

The Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) held its 2nd Annual CanBIM Awards on October 5th in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Eight award categories were presented. The awards and winners included: Academic Award presented by Global eTraining, Anne Carpenter, Account Executive

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BIM agencies join forces

March 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Two groups driving the use of building information modeling in Canada have joined forces to further the interests of the national BIM community. CanBIM and IBC/buildingSMART Canada are bringing together two of their key committees to work hand-in-hand.  Their respective