On 7 October 2011, the AMCA National Council endorsed the BIM-MEPAUS Strategic Business Plan. The AMCA National Council recognised the activities undertaken to date and highlighted the importance of fast tracking the development of standards and protocols. On 2 December 2011 a status report will be presented to the National Council outlining the progress in the […]
On 26 October 2011, Mr Mark Lowe, Project Director, BIM-MEPAUS will be a keynote speaker at KarelCAD’s Annual Design Technology Managers Evolution event. Mr Lowe will brief the audience on how the AMCA is driving industry change and communicate the development programme.
On 14 September 2011, the BIM-MEPAUS Project Board met with Mr Jim Lynch, Vice President, Building and Strategic Technology Group, Autodesk. Mr Lynch indicated that this initiative is a global first given no other initiative has formulated a response to aligning and integrating the supply chain with respect to integrated project delivery and BIM.
On 27 July 2011, the AMCA hosted its BIM-MEPAUS forum, there were approximately 250 individuals represented throughout the entire supply chain of the building and construction industry. The BIM-MEPAUS forum program was essentially split into four key sessions: an opening keynote and website presentation introducing the role of the BIM-MEPAUScommunity in the interaction with participants in the entire […]
On 11 August 2011, as part of the supply chain engagement strategy a representative from the BIM-MEPAUS Project Board presented to the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturers Association of Australia (AREMA) General meeting. AREMA Members comprise of Senior Managers and Professionals from Australia’s major companies, representing most popular product brands and services – both […]
On 2 September 2011, a representative from the BIM-MEPAUS Project Board presented to the Built Environment Industry Innovation Council. The objectives of the presentation included communicating the progress to date and the future vision. Members of the BEIIC highlighted their ongoing support of the initiative and were particularly interested in training and education requirements going […]
The AMCA is proud to announce that on 18 July 2011 a memorandum of understanding was signed with the Master Plumbers’ and Mechanical Services Association of Australia (MPMSAA). The AMCA and MPMSAA will seek to establish a high level relationship that will establish a plumbing equipment models workgroup to meet the following deliverables: a peer reviewed technical […]
The Project Board is delighted to inform industry that Mr Michael Cannistraro, Vice President of J.C. Cannistraro, LLC; United States of America has confirmed his availability to provide a keynote address at the upcoming BIM-MEPAUS Forum on 27 July 2011. Mr Mark Lowe, AMCA National President stated that “Mr Cannistraro is a significant thought leader in […]
After two years of work and engagement with industry, the Council has produced a Recommendations Report 2010 which proposes 10 recommendations to move the industry forward. The recommendations across four key themes focus on Better Practice; Design Leadership; Cooperative Research; and Enabling Regulation and Procurement.
On 1 June 2011, the BIM-MEPAUS Project Board met with the Commonwealth’s Built Environment Supplier Advocate. Supplier Advocates work with groups of companies (typically at an association level) to undertake practical industry development activities aimed at improving access to opportunities and enhancing competitiveness. Typical activities focus on supply chain development, capability showcasing and development of training […]