CM readers’ top 10 online stories of 2012
What CM readers read the most online last year
CM interviewed the government’s BIM guru Mark Bew about plans to ensure all government contracts were BIM compliant by 2016. And two contractors air their views.
Controversial plans to drop the incorporated membership grade has certainly invoked passionate reaction amongst some sectors of the CIOB members in the latter part of 2012. This story reported reactions of the some of the 10,000 members who hold ICIOB status.
2012 hit contractors hard – most, like Laing O Rourke, lost staff and closed offices.
BIM again – this time CM found out how 4D BIM was helping Vinci Construction UK gain additional coordination and control over the £560m contract to rebuild Tottenham Court Road station.
Three construction professionals describe how and why they started their own company.
A tired 1980s building was transformed from a band G energy guzzler to a band B on the sustainability scale after a refurbishment.
CM first reported that the CIOB was planning to phase out of the grade in October.
Our coverage of the construction of the Olympic site and the lessons the sector can learn hit the right notes as we spoke with the key stakeholders involved in the project.
Component-based steel frame buildings, first developed in the 1950s are again back in fashion as we reported in April.
Our feature on the dysfunctional training and apprenticeship system certainly struck a chord with readers.