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2510, 2018

BIM – un reto inminente para la empresa española (II)

October 25th, 2018|

Continuando las preguntas que nos hacíamos en el post anterior sobre el estado actual de implantación de BIM en la empresa española, he querido resumir como afrontó Reino Unido este proceso y qué similitudes pueden darse en España en el futuro. El caso británico y su transición hacia BIM Por proximidad (vivo actualmente en Londres), [...]

1510, 2018

Do you know the implications of what you say and what you are told?

October 15th, 2018|

Some of the most common comments we receive during the deliveries of our Foundations in Commercial Awareness Training Course when addressing verbal contracts are related to the contractual validity of the requests and instructions by owners, employees and engineers during engineering review meetings like 3D model review and HAZOP. Indeed, claims relating to preferential [...]

1010, 2018

BIM – un reto inminente para la empresa española

October 10th, 2018|

Por todos es conocido el plan del gobierno y del Ministerio de Fomento para, no solo promover el uso de BIM en el ámbito profesional y docente en España, si no hacerlo obligatorio. La directiva Europea 2014/24/UE recomienda y establece la necesidad de emplear sistemas electrónicos en procesos de contratación de obras, servicios y suministros. [...]

1010, 2018

Fitness for Purpose Obligations – How “fit” is your organisation?

October 10th, 2018|

The decision of the supreme court on an offshore wind farm in MT Højgaard v E.On (3 August 2017) has thrown open again the debate on Fitness for Purpose obligations - which has huge relevance not only for lawyers but also for the engineering community who have to take bidding and delivery risks on [...]

1010, 2018

Making Projects Profitable Again: Rethinking the International EPC Model

October 10th, 2018|

The international EPC model is under strain. Wherever projects are located, they are complex, take time and cost money. The traditional EPC way is inherently inefficient and suffers from low productivity. Whereas previously high oil prices helped to mask the impact of project inefficiencies, the crash in oil prices has exposed them. As an [...]

409, 2018

Kingsfield Newsletter – September 2018

September 4th, 2018|

It’s the end of what’s been an unusually hot summer across the UK and the rest of Europe. After taking some well-earned rest, I think that many of us then turn our attention to what feels like the start of the new ‘school term’. That period of reflection and pausing for thought before ploughing [...]