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BIM, or Building Information Modelling, and Data Management in the nuclear industry has moved significantly to align with the government initiative of a 'Digital Built Britain'.
The creation of a 'Digital Community' is embracing Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction and Operations; promising greater efficiencies and leaner operations throughout the life of an asset. This is encompassing the design, construction, testing and asset commissioning; and on to its operational life and eventual decommission.
Success of BIM is very much dependent on strong project initiation and the alignment of business case, a common data environment and an integrated PMO. It is being championed by government and industry alike as having the backbone to support all future construction projects.
It has moved, in a few short years, from the margins into the mainstream of the UK construction industry. The governments Industrial Strategy and the wish to develop greater productivity is key to its success.
Refreshments will be served from 18:00, with the presentation starting at 18:30.
Parking for this event is free. Please ensure to get your parking ticket validated by a member of staff on arrival.
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t: 07866 033143
This is a joint event with the Nuclear Institute Northwest Branch (NI NW).
Philip has been a Corporate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers since 1979. His early career in the Nuclear Sector involved being a student at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority in 1975, a Graduate in 1978, moving to British Nuclear Fuels Ltd as a Senior Manager in 1983 and a secondment to UK Nirex in 1989 as a Project Manager.
He was part of the leadership team that won the NCE - Daily Telegraph Project of the Year Award in 1989 for the Magnox Encapsulation Plant at Sellafield. He is currently immediate past Chair Of ICE Manchester, is a former Board Member and now Honorary Member of the Major Projects Association and was awarded an Honorary Fellowship and Lifetime Membership by the Association for Project Management. In July 2017 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Bolton.
He was a member of ICE Northern Powerhouse Infrastructure Committee and Chairs the Nuclear Institute Digital Community Special Interest Group. He is an active member of Constructing Excellence Nuclear Themes Group, Digital Construction Themes Group and Manchester Steering Group. From 2018, he will be Chair of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) North West Region.