Presentation on theme: "Government Construction Strategy (for England)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome Glen Owen RD ICE East of England CIC Regional chair and BIM Hub Champion
2 Government Construction Strategy (for England) In May 2011, the UK Government published theConstruction Strategy aimed at reducing the cost ofpublic sector assets by up to 20% by The strategycalls “for a profound change in the relationshipbetween public authorities and the constructionindustry to ensure the Government consistently gets agood deal and the country gets the social and economicinfrastructure it needs for the long-term”.
3 BIM strategy Basic problems exist with procuring public assets, which have been known for over 100 years, but little as yethas been achieved in resolving them. The ConstructionStrategy defines a number of strategic objectives,which collectively will overcome these problems. Inparticular, a strategic objective has been set to achievematurity Level 2 building information modelling (BIM)on all public sector asset procurement, with equalapplicability to private sector building, infrastructure,refurbishment and new-build projects. This willaddress the problem of information that is inaccurate,incomplete and ambiguous and results in unnecessaryadditional capital delivery costs amounting to 20-25% –
6 Task Group’s work to date BIM protocolWork stagesPAS 1192:2BIM Task Group websiteBIM Hubs
7 BIM Protocol The key principles : All parties should have the Protocol incorporated into their contractThe same version of the Protocol and Appendices should be incorporated into each contract.The wording of the CIC BIM Protocol should not be amendedThe Protocol should detail all Building Information Models that are going to be produced by all partiesThe Appendices have to be completed with project specific information for all projects. This should be available from pre-appointment documentation such as the Employer’s Information Requirements.Changes to the Protocol and its Appendices should be treated as variations to the Contract
8 PAS 1192:2 The PAS includes: Taxonomy of terms References to other relevant BSI standards, CPI guidance and other documentsDefinitions for Process and Data needsRoles and ResponsibilitiesSources for Key Templates for documents referenced in the PAS
9 BIM HubsObjectives•Interface with the core team and the emerging legacy support organisation to raise awareness of the BIM programme and its requirements•Act as a conduit for relevant information on the programme to ensure a consistent and contextualised message is disseminated•Enable regional engagement in national discussions•Encourage the sharing of BIM knowledge and best practice within the networks•Facilitate regional collaborative activity to support the development of the supply chain’s BIM capabilities•Provide linkage with the GCS BIM Task Group and the CIC BIM Forum•Provide valuable feedback to the core team
10 Eastern BIM Hub Launch today with this event Volunteers needed – let me knowWebsite available – needs populating with events from all CIC member organisations and others
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