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Building group launches national BIM program

Unlike other sectors such as manufacturing, the construction industry hasn’t realized significant productivity gains through the implementation of technology. Indeed, construction has averaged just 1% productivity growth in the past 20 years, according to the NIBS release.

The BIM process virtually builds a structure in a digital environment first, putting each steel beam, floor tile and window in place to work through every aspect of construction before completing it in the real world.

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