Arup Transport Planning has been commissioned by the London Borough of Sutton to create a Paramics microsimulation model of the Sutton Common congestion black spot. www. arup. com
Contractor Laing is to use Powerproject Teamplan from Asta Development as its primary project planning software. Laing has committed to using Powerproject on all future projects, unless otherwise requested by the client. www. astadev. com
Consultants can keep up to date with the latest legislation and regulations relating to rural property with a new online library. Until April access is free. www. landmatters.co.uk
Consultant Halcrow is to use Business Collaborator from Enviros for its corporate project extranet. By standardising on a corporate solution, Halcrow will have access to an expanding project archive. The immediate benefit will be the ability for project teams to collaborate on key project information anywhere in the world.
Aberdeen City Council has rolled out a 300-plus user geographic information system from GGP Systems to provide council-wide access to digital maps and data.
The Steel Construction Institute has launched an electronic clause-by-clause guide to the amendments to steelwork design code. The guide automatically displays clauses in the revised BS 5950-1: 2000 alongside the corresponding clause in the original. A small box informs the user what has changed. www. steel-sci. org