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  • News Buildings

    U of T Passive House student residence moves forward

    June 27, 2020 by CCE

    The University of Toronto (U of T) has awarded a design-build contract for a new Passive House (PH) student residence building at its Scarborough campus to construction firm Pomerleau. The facility has been in the planning stages since 2017. Conceptualized

  • News Buildings

    CanBIM seeks entries for 2020 Innovation Spotlight Awards

    June 10, 2020 by CCE

    CanBIM, which supports the Canadian building and infrastructure community’s efforts to improve construction with building information modelling (BIM) technologies, is seeking submissions for the sixth year of its Innovation Spotlight Awards. The awards are intended to benchmark trends and the

  • Product Buildings

    IMAGINiT brings Twinmotion visualization to AEC market

    June 3, 2020 by CCE

    The UI does not require visualization expertise.

  • How ‘YQB 2018’ expanded Quebec City’s Jean-Lesage International Airport

    December 9, 2019 by Stantec & SNC-Lavalin

    The terminal’s surface doubled in size.

  • TMP announces new associates

    November 11, 2019 by CCE

    The Mitchell Partnership (TMP), a Toronto-based mechanical engineering firm, has welcomed five new associates. Sabah Al-Hussein joins with more than 18 years of experience leading the design development of mechanical engineering services for building projects. He provides oversight, planning, engineering

  • News Buildings

    How BIM and IPD can work

    October 31, 2019 by Antonio Iacovelli and Jonathan Martin, Miller Thomson

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is an intelligent 3-D virtual modelling process for the design of buildings and infrastructure which is rapidly becoming the main tool for project realization used by architects, engineers and other construction professionals. The key challenge to

  • News Buildings

    CanBIM considers technology’s role in affordable housing

    September 26, 2019 by Peter Saunders

    On Sept. 25 and 26, CanBIM held a regional event at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, focusing on what is certain a timely theme for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA): addressing the affordable housing crisis through digital innovation and technology. The

  • New book highlights BIM for Airports

    September 24, 2019 by CCE

    The book details how Building Information Modelling is being deployed in the planning, design, construction and future operation of the Istanbul New Airport

  • Transoft Solutions acquires UK-based Keysoft Solutions

    July 22, 2019 by CCE

    The B.C.-based developer of transportation engineering design and analysis software adds expertise in BIM software for traffic management and landscape planning.

  • News

    CanBIM – Toronto/2019 Innovation Spotlight Awards

    July 8, 2019 by Doug Picklyk

    CanBIM will present their Toronto Regional Session, Technology Built Innovation V: Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis Through Digital Innovation and Technology, taking place at the Hyatt Regency Toronto. The event will feature presentations by Katerra, Sidewalk Labs, PCL Agile, and

  • Product Buildings

    IMAGINiT’s Clarity 2020 adds new features

    May 15, 2019 by CCE

    The suite of products optimizes a BIM team’s efficiency by automating manual work, unlocking insights for analysis and seamless sharing of Revit data across the entire project team.

  • News Buildings

    ISO publishes BIM Standards

    January 25, 2019 by CCE

    “Taking this to an international level not only means more effective collaboration on global projects, but allows designers and contractors working on all kinds of building works to have clearer and more efficient information management.”

  • News Buildings

    Second Annual BIM Survey closes February 1

    January 23, 2019 by CCE

    CanBIM, the business voice of Canada’s BIM community, is encouraging responses from building industry professionals across the country.

  • Mott MacDonald hires Digital Delivery Leader

    August 7, 2018 by CCE

    Based in Seattle, Jay Mezher will participate in Digital Delivery strategic planning and will expand Mott MacDonald’s project delivery capabilities through the implementation of new and emerging tools and progressive workflows.

  • Product Buildings

    New Leica iCON construction total stations

    June 22, 2018 by CCE

    The new Leica iCON construction total stations, Leica iCR70 and Leica iCR80, are productive one-person layout solutions for building construction.​

  • Bentley Systems acquires Synchro Software

    June 20, 2018 by CCE

    The acquisition broadens Bentley’s ProjectWise construction offerings—which already include ConstructSim, the leader for 4D construction modeling.

  • News

    CanBIM Regional Session – Calgary

    May 31, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    Owners + AEC Executives + BIM = New Business As technology evolves, workflows and delivery methods are changing the way we do business. Owners are progressively understanding the benefits of adopting BIM and are creating a new business vision and

  • News

    CanBIM Regional Session – Toronto

    May 31, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

      Technology Built Innovation IV is a two-day educational networking opportunity showcasing innovative and emerging technologies and solutions for the full lifecycle of the built environment. Toronto will host presentations from leading technology companies and industry leaders focused on delivering solutions

  • News

    What BIM Is – SASKBIM18

    May 31, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    This CanBIM Satellite Session – Saskatchewan – takes place October 25-26 in Saskatoon. Discover how Building Information Modeling (BIM) is used within the local Saskatchewan community. Be part of discussions that will look at benefits of BIM and some of

  • News

    For the Fun of BIM: Fostering a Culture of Innovation

    March 27, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    Conversations around BIM often focus on the technical issues of its deployment, which hinders BIM’s adoption in the Canadian market. Even though an ever increasing number of companies across Canada are embracing BIM and are putting it to use in

  • Product Buildings

    ASCENT adds three new titles to 2018 Courseware

    March 13, 2018 by CCE

    The 2018 Autodesk software release adds titles for specialized tools, such as BIM 360 Glue and Advance Steel.

  • Product Buildings

    Trace Software launches elec calc BIM

    November 23, 2017 by CCE

    The software give electical engineers a tool for sizing electrical installations, including calculation models to ensure high quality and rapid project development.  

  • Uponor partners with UNIFI Labs for BIM content solution

    November 14, 2017 by CCE

    UNIFI Connect portal provides secure workflow for inserting accurate Uponor content directly into Autodesk Revit models in real time.

  • News

    CanBIM Toronto 2017

    September 11, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    Jam-packed with activity, CanBIM Toronto 2017 will address issues of interoperability related to technology, lifecycle data management and collaborative solutions. With so many stakeholders harnessing systems and data at varying stages, a host of challenges are created. CanBIM Toronto will

  • News Buildings

    Canadian Practice Manual for BIM released

    August 21, 2017 by CCE

    Over 60 professionals from across Canada contributed material and expertise in-kind to the manual.

  • News

    2017 CanBIM Awards

    August 17, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    The CanBIM Awards is an annual opportunity to recognize the very Best in BIM in Canada. These Awards do not focus on design or architectural stylization, but are an important way to help benchmark trends and the technological evolution of Canada’s top

  • IMAGINiT adds new tools for Autodesk Revit and Civil 3D

    August 15, 2017 by CCE

    IMAGINiT Utilities for Revit helps BIM Coordinators focus more on high-level design

  • Feature Buildings

    Embracing BIM

    July 12, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    If we can have self-driving cars, we can certainly move a lot closer to automating some common engineering tasks.

  • Product Buildings

    ALLPLAN’s new BIM virtual reality solution

    July 6, 2017 by CCE

    Take a virtual tour –  before the first groundbreaking.

  • Product Buildings

    IMAGINiT Clarity 2018 offers greater BIM insights and collaboration

    May 19, 2017 by Doug Picklyk

    Expanded analytics and new integrations drive collaboration and productivity between BIM teams and project partners.