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Will BIM turn contractors into manufacturers?

Will BIM turn contractors into manufacturers?

Greater digital adoption could change how construction projects are procured, CM’s recent round table agreed.

Construction has a notoriously adversarial procurement culture, which many on our constructor panel agreed can be a barrier to BIM adoption – but some saw change on the horizon.

“BIM requires extra effort and suits early contractor involvement and collaborative working yet the contracts we have are exactly the opposite to that – they’re about achieving the cheapest possible price,” said Alex Jones, head of BIM and digital construction at Murphy.

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