Dutch Construction Expects 40% Higher Productivity, 50% Cut in CO2 Emissions with Smart Logistics

This article is filed under quality management planning and based on the report by Civic Project Eu.   Construction activities in the Netherlands have been growing, especially the past year. Currently, 30% of the commercial traffic in Dutch cities comes from the construction sites as 50% of Dutch construction turnover is happening in the major…

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Embracing New Ideas Could Solve Construction’s Poor Delivery Practice

This article is archived under construction collaboration strategies.   With technology being integrated more and more in various industries, it ‘s the construction industry that’s falling behind regarding handling complex projects. Multiple studies and surveys have established this. Some of our previous articles discussed reports concerning construction productivity. Said reports showed how cost overruns and…

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BIM Loket: The Dutch BIM Gateway

This article is archived under building compliance as part of a series on construction in the Netherlands.   The Netherlands believes that open BIM standards are essential to the successful implementation of BIM within the Dutch construction industry. In 2014, a study was conducted to determine the best practices and the best way to ensure maintenance…

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What BIM and Geospatial Technology Can Mean for UK Construction

This article is archived under efficient construction strategies.   In this year’s GeoBusiness held in London, Simon Rawlinson of Arcadis, passionately delivered an argument for improving the efficiency of the construction industry in the UK. He believes that digitalising (and employing BIM and geospatial tools) is important to make the UK construction sector attractive to…

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