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Tom Ivar Myhre-Backe GruppenTom Ivar Myhre, Backe Gruppen

Cobuilder’s mission: digitising the UK construction industry

The introduction of Cobuilder’s goBIM (for product manufacturers) and ProductXchange (for contractors, clients and facilities managers) is just what the doctor ordered for the UK construction industry. This bold move by the UK Government has indicated that, in terms of the once futuristic “bimification” (...)

September 14th, 2015|

What is CObie? A simple outline

COBie is the abbreviation for Construction Operations Building Information Exchange and although it may sound strange and unfamiliar, COBie is actually a very simple and clear format for delivering building assets data. It is just an XML spreadsheet file with some rules on the structuring and content of the provided data. The COBie (...)

September 14th, 2015|

Open Industry Standards for a level playing field

The recent advances in the IT sector have helped greatly for the improvement of the construction industry. This process, however, is slowed by the constant loss of data that inevitably occurs during a building’s life-cycle. To combat this issue buidlingSMART has established (...)

September 14th, 2015|

Europe-wide Construction products market

What prevented the Babel engineers from rising the Tower to the top? The situation in the international construction sector hasn't changed that much since then. We are doing business internationally, we are purchasing building products and materials worldwide, we are contracting (...)

September 14th, 2015|