Archives for April 2015

Sandwell Council shortlisted as a finalist for the Construction News Awards

Sandwell Council, an award winning local authority, announces that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Construction News Awards, one of the most prestigious and coveted in the construction sector and a well-recognised badge of excellence amongst the sectors peers.

Attracting more than 300 entries from some of the biggest firms in UK construction, the council’s Think Sandwell team has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in the ‘Best BIM (Building Information Modelling) Initiative of the Year’ award for its pioneering work on the West Midlands Virtual Hospital (WMVH).

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Sandwell Council shortlisted for Express & Star Business Awards 2015

The West Midlands Virtual Hospital has secured Sandwell Council a finalist place at this year’s Express & Star Business Awards.

Sandwell will be vying for the Best Use of Technology award which is one of 12 awards up for grabs this year. Preliminary judging has whittled them down to 3 finalists in the category who will now undergo a rigorous assessment, including a series of site visits, as the difficult task of finding a winner gets under way.

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WMVH and Sandwell Council shortlisted for 2015 West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards

Sandwell Council is proud to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in 5 categories for this year’s West Midlands Celebrating Constructing Excellence awards.

The West Midlands awards will be presented at a high profile dinner on Friday 10 July 2015. More than six hundred leaders and innovators from across the construction sector will gather at the ICC, Birmingham, to celebrate the very best industry projects.

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West Midlands Virtual Hospital shortlisted for Global Procurement Leaders Award

Sandwell Council, an award winning local authority, announced that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Procurement Leaders Global Awards, one of the most coveted in the purchasing profession and a well-recognised badge of excellence amongst procurement peers across the globe.

Sandwell Council has received national recognition and has been shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards for its pioneering work aligned to the West Midlands Virtual Hospital (WMVH), a digital representation of a real-life hospital embedded with a 3D BIM learning platform.

The Procurement Leaders Awards are the most celebrated and sought-after awards in procurement. They are said to represent the best initiatives, individuals and organisations across the world.

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