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Features and analysis

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Future site: 5 tech firms that want to transform constructionSubscription

Businesses at the leading edge of technology pitched their views and visions on how to close construction’s gigantic productivity gap at the inaugural Contech event.

Shaun Tame counsel Dentons

Trant v Mott: The importance of contract drafting for BIMSubscription

With BIM used more and more often on projects, it’s important to remember to properly draft contracts to deal with the issues that may arise.

CN Awards 2017 BIM Excellence Mott MacDonald Bentley

5 tech trends shaping construction's futureSubscription

CN attended the Singapore conference of industry software provider Bentley to discover what direction technological innovations are heading.

Nigel Blundell partner Pinsent Masons

Insanity can be avoided if the industry collaboratesSubscription

Collaboration: a word used frequently in this business, yet one we fail to put into practice in order to reap the benefits. 

Skanska Igloo BIM analysis with B and R architects

Igloo's 'shared VR' experience opens doors for constructionSubscription

Think of virtual reality and you probably imagine wearing a headset that covers your field of vision completely – and that might get a bit uncomfortable after a while.

Neil Martin managing director construction Lendlease EMEA

What Lego can teach construction clientsSubscription

Lego was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Christiansen, a visionary who steered the company through a series of crises by adapting and modernising.

Special Report: BIM Level 2


Is the industry ready for BIM Level 2?Subscription

A Construction News survey in association with Autodesk BIM 360 reveals that subcontractors still have much to do despite encouraging trends.

More on BIM

Ed Lewis partner Weightmans

Cyber liability insurance: What contractors need to knowSubscription

The reputational and financial damage from a successful cyber-attack can be significant and construction firms need to make sure they have sufficient cover.

Soft Landings Framework: The contractual issues_David Rintoul partner Clarkslegal

Soft Landings Framework: The contractual issuesSubscription

The BSRIA Soft Landings Framework has become widely used in the industry on many different kinds of contracts – but what issues should contractors be aware of?

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Designing for dementia gets digital upgradeSubscription

A new app being launched by the University of Stirling could revolutionise the delivery of accommodation for those with dementia.

Stantec South-west acute hospital

Can BIM cut escalating costs for tomorrow’s PFIs?Subscription

How BIM could help design greater efficiency and cost accountability into the next generation of healthcare PFI schemes

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Digital collaboration needs more talk, less techSubscription

Why the need for closer collaboration be the biggest stumbling block, argues Anne Kemp.

How BIM can improve the safe delivery of projects_Peter Trebilcock

How BIM can improve the safe delivery of projectsSubscription

While still far from the norm, individual sectors are blazing a trail for digital technology to drive safety.