The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) is focused on creating a competitive construction and property industry that is a leader in building Australia’s prosperity. Representatives of the BIM-MEPAUS presented at a joint ACIF/ Australian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) Board meeting. Members supported the initiative and indicated a willingness to collaborate further as milestones are progressed.
The 2011 NPRF conference was held at the Melbourne Convention Centre in March 2011 with the theme ‘Healthy industry, healthy people, healthy environment’. The BIM-MEPAUS initiative received outstanding feedback from plumbing industry participants. Link accessible at http://www.plumbingregulators.org/
On 8 February 2011, the BIM-MEPAUS Project Board met with Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. Minister Carr supported in-principle the direction sought after with this initiative. Currently at officer level the Project Board are exploring ways to partner the Commonwealth Government.
Innovation Minister Senator Kim Carr said BIM’s 3D building modelling technology helps builders and owners make the best financial and environmental management decisions over the life of a commercial building. “I am pleased the Built Environment Industry Innovation Council commissioned this study, which they will use to encourage the building industry to become more productive […]