Dublin City University (DCU) and the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics have partnered with software engineering firm, Bentley Systems, to build Ireland’s first higher education digital campus.
The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) has joined the UK BIM Alliance Affiliate Programme to support the implementation of building information modelling in practice and provide a co-ordinated approach to digital transformation across the built environment.
Next generation of digitally skilled infrastructure workers programme
Bentley Systems’ new education programme is aimed at inspiring the next generation of digitally skilled infrastructure workers. One fifth of all vacancies in the sector are currently hard to fill because of a lack of the right skills, while the career appeal of the industry for young people scores 4.2 out of 10 among 14- to 19-year-olds.
Framework provider Pagabo has launched a central procurement technology platform. Intelligent dashboards simplify the full tender process and clients can track projects from initial engagement through to completion.
Increased uptake of MMC and off-site construction means that manufacturing technologies are becoming more relevant to construction quality. Brian Vince, TFC’s Group Quality Manager, shares common fastener problems and how to avoid them