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Rail Software Group Buys Solihull Infrastructure Services Firm

A US software group, Bentley Systems, specialising in digital engineering and Building Information Modelling (BIM) solutions has acquired the assets of a Solihull business that provides managed services programmes for infrastructure projects.

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ComplyPro is the core product of Comply Serve and is used on landmark projects such as London’s CrossRail. The business will continue to be led by its founder Chris Rolison, who established the business in 2005, and will operate from its current base in Solihull.

He said: “My ComplyPro colleagues and I are excited to join Bentley Systems. I have long regarded Bentley’s comprehensive approach to software provision for advancing infrastructure to be where the potential for progressive assurance can be most effectively and timely realised.”

 

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Meet the HS2 (BIM) Design Team

West Midlands Manufacturers are set to converge on Smethwick next month to showcase their manufacturing prowess, engineering expertise and rail innovations to a prestigious group of designers from HS2. The joint event being hosted by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and HS2 Ltd alongside business support partners, Black Country Growth Hub are holding a special event on Thursday 14 July 2016, enabling the regions firms to meet the specifiers and specialist engineers charged with designing the first phase of the London-Birmingham high speed rail project.

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With the West Midlands set to benefit from an estimated £50 billion pound worth of construction opportunities and associated civil engineering works aligned to Europe’s biggest infrastructure project, the business benefits could be huge for forward-thinking engineers, innovative, clued-up manufacturers and prospective suppliers with the technology skills, resources and ingenuity to meet HS2’s design challenges.

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