CIB Blog

Rewarding BIM excellence
Each year, our Building Information Modelling (BIM) software client holds its annual UK Tekla Awards, which recognise those projects that exhibit real design innovation, pushing the boundaries of structural engineering and BIM. The initiative provides CIB with a great opportunity to develop wide-ranging content for Tekla – from the initial awards announcement, through to technical case study development of the winning entries, feature placement and social media content, ensuring consistent exposure across a prolonged period of time.
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Makita training day for search and rescue charity
I was recently asked to join the team at Makita at a training day for search and rescue charity S.A.R.A.I.D, to see for myself how the team uses Makita tools in the aftermath of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides. To make it as realistic as possible, the training session was held at the Fire Service College in the Moreton-In-Marsh – and the S.A.R.A.I.D team really put Makita’s tools to the test.
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FX Design Seminar for Forbo Flooring
A recent event arranged for our client Forbo Flooring Systems offered them (and me!) a really interesting insight into the challenges of designing for the private rental sector (PRS). With investment in the UK’s PRS set to soar to £75 Billion by 2025 (and an additional 560,000 households expected to be in private rented accommodation by 2023) Forbo wanted to hear more from designers working in this area. One of the most effective ways to speak to this audience, was to partner with FX magazine and host a Design Seminar.
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