Maintenance & Productivity

Crossrail’s whole life has a common language

Liverpool Street - How Crossrail interfaces with the City, via BIM
Posted on 24 Oct 2013 by

Adjusting for inflation, Crossrail will cost about £16 billion. With 42 kilometres of new tunnels under London and nine new stations, Will Stirling assesses how Building Information Modelling is helping the project both stay on budget and reduce whole life costs.

On the Case

Wherever you are, we will find you... GPS Tracker Case

The world’s first fully trackable protective case has been unveiled by GWP Protective, the UK specialist packaging manufacturer based in Cricklade, Swindon, and Salisbury, Wilts.

Typhoon’s two-week drumbeat

Typhoon in EWTF courtesy of BAE Systems
Posted on 2 Sep 2013 by Jane Gray

Think about what you can do in two weeks. At BAE Systems Typhoon final assembly, they think about it all the time – it’s the concrete takt time for every fighter aircraft. Will Stirling reports.