22 June 2011
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has established a
Building Information Modelling (BIM) Forum which will hold its first meeting on 7 July. The group will work
closely with other industry bodies and will include a subgroup to consider issues of liability.
Group Chairman Rob Manning said: ‘The Building Information Modelling Working
Party Strategy Paper has given the CIC an opportunity to influence how the adoption of information modelling
will act as an enabler to a more closely integrated way of working through the processes of building design,
construction and operation.
‘In particular the professional institutions associated with creating and
managing the built environment will be able to act together through CIC to provide shared proposals on how the
move to the use of information modelling will bring changes to education, sharing of best practice and
CIAT is part of the forum and will be proactive in implementing its
For more information on BIM visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Building_Information_Modeling
For more information on CIC visit www.cic.org.uk/home/index.shtml