“The industry is beginning to invest heavily in Building Information
Modelling (BIM) to drive more efficient design, site management,
construction methods, and asset management”,
said Ms Scott.
    “It is also a key to driving greater productivity from supply chain
arrangements, offering opportunities to avoid design clashes and reduce
variations during project delivery.”
“The Australian construction industry has, presently, a fragmented
approach to BIM, and to the use of supply chains. There are significant
benefits to be had for clients of the industry
     from the adoption and widespread use of both tools” said Mr Fardoulys.
as buyer in Australia could spur on the productivity gains to be had
from both, by normalising the market by encouraging the use of BIM, and
requiring contractors to nominate
     the members of supply chains they will use, on all Commonwealth Government projects,” said Mr Fardoulys.

Read more: