German Minister for Transport to present timetable for introduction of BIM

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Germany‘s Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure is expected to present a timetable for the introduction of Building Information Modelling on selected infrastructure projects later today (December 15th, 2015).

Baulinks are reporting that Alexander Dobrindt will announce when the German Government are expected to require rail and road projects to utilise BIM, all as part of their Major Projects Action Plan.

The action plan will tackle costs, efficiency and deadlines of major projects, and was recently submitted on December 9th according to the article.

Dobrindt is quoted as referring to the action plan as the “foundation for a cultural change in construction”. The plan is the result of feedback from business, the public sector and industry associations.

It is suggested that the action plan will reveal that BIM will be utilised on all “two road and rail projects”.

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