Brierty

by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Asset Intensive, Business Agility, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure

Responding to evolving asset-intensive business and market demands was the primary driver behind a far-reaching decision by publicly-listed Australian mining and civil construction company, Brierty, to embrace IFS Applications as its enterprise-wide enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to help the company become an agile business. From its base in Perth, Australia, Brierty provides civil construction,…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure

The engineering, construction and infrastructure industry accounts for over six percent of the world’s largest economies from a GDP perspective. So why are we not attracting the right people into the industry? There is a major skills shortage across all functions of the business, not just the tradesman required on the construction sites but also…

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by   |    |   3 minutes  |  in Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure

BIM or (Building Information Modelling) is one of the construction industry’s (relatively few) buzzwords that continues to dominate conversations—and for good reason. Fuelled by government initiatives and industry momentum, BIM empowers companies to plan infrastructure more effectively while reducing the cost and complexity of building and maintaining assets. At the heart of BIM is a…

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by   |    |   2 minutes  |  in Business Agility, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure

Flexibility and agility go hand in hand with Dutch maritime specialist Royal IHC’s ambitious plans to roll out a single, global ERP backbone based on IFS Applications across its 37 operating units worldwide in just 2 ½ years. In an IFS case study and video testimonial, Dave Vander Heyde, Chief Financial Officer at Royal IHC,…

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by   |    |   1 minute  |  in Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure

On December 5, Construction News ran a webcast with industry experts discussing what managing projects is likely to look like in the future. John Lorimer, Chair of the BIM Academy, gives his views on how project management needs to change. You can view the whole hour discussion on the Construction News website: Exceptional Project Management:…

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by   |    |   4 minutes  |  in Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure

The art of building design and construction is one that has always been dictated by the technologies available at the time. Improvements to the materials, tools, vehicles and IT available have all had a significant impact in pushing the boundaries of what it is possible to build. Today, increased use of smartphones and the introduction…

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