BRE announces game changing BIM data product library – DataBook

Using Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2[1] on centrally-procured public sector projects was mandated from April 2016. The introduction of BIM Level 2, which is a process lasting through the entire life-cycle of an asset, underpinned by the creation, collation and exchange of 3D models and the intelligent, structured data which is attached to them, … Continue reading “BRE announces game changing BIM data product library – DataBook”

J. Murphy & Sons Limited takes the high road to BIM quality

Multi-disciplinary engineering and construction Murphy validates its commitment to BIM through recent BRE Global BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification Murphy was awarded the BIM Level 2 certification at the recent Digital Construction Week event. Operating in the UK, Ireland and Canada, Murphy provides a range of construction services to infrastructure sectors including rail, water, … Continue reading “J. Murphy & Sons Limited takes the high road to BIM quality”

Sir Robert McAlpine announced as first contractor verified under BRE’s Ethical Labour Sourcing standard

One of the UK’s leading building and civil engineering companies, Sir Robert McAlpine, has become the first contractor to be verified under BRE’s Ethical Labour Sourcing (ELS) Standard. BRE, an international, multi-disciplinary, building science organisation, developed the Standard BES 6002 in February this year, in response to the 2015 Modern Slavery Act. Earlier this year, … Continue reading “Sir Robert McAlpine announced as first contractor verified under BRE’s Ethical Labour Sourcing standard”

Acre Works Sdn Bhd

European Technical Assessment (ETA) for post-tensioned bridge systems The client Acre Works Sdn Bhd is a major infrastructure contractor operating within Malaysia, with headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.  Acre Works undertake complex large-scale civil infrastructure projects including airports, roads, railways and bridges.  They specialise in providing complete casting, launching and pre-stressing solution for Segmental Box Girder … Continue reading “Acre Works Sdn Bhd”

BRE marks Anti-slavery Day with a call for greater vigilence on modern slavery in the construction sector

Anti-Slavery Day, held on 18 October, aims to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and to encourage government, civil society, companies and individuals to come forward and address this increasingly pertinent issue. Theresa May’s recent calls for tough action from the UN to end modern slavery, and the recent signing of the GLAA … Continue reading “BRE marks Anti-slavery Day with a call for greater vigilence on modern slavery in the construction sector”

In Response to Recent Devastating Natural Disasters, BRE & CRS Exhibit Emergency Relief Humanitarian Shelter

The increasing number and scale of natural disasters throughout the world, highlighted by the recent Hurricane Irma, has given rise to a collaborative exhibit by BRE and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) that will be unveiled at BRE’s Innovation Park in Watford on 17 November. The 17.5m² Humanitarian Shelter demonstrates construction types and dynamic approaches that … Continue reading “In Response to Recent Devastating Natural Disasters, BRE & CRS Exhibit Emergency Relief Humanitarian Shelter”

BRE rallies sector to act collaboratively now to deliver the Construction 2025 strategy

Construction 2025 is the joint strategy from government and industry for the future of the UK construction sector. Construction 2025 sets out challenging industry targets that include: 50% reduction in trade gap; 33% lower costs; 50% lower emissions; 50% faster delivery. BRE, in collaboration with public and private industry partners, takes seriously its obligations to … Continue reading “BRE rallies sector to act collaboratively now to deliver the Construction 2025 strategy”