RIB AG (RSTA) Signs Phase II iTWO On Demand Cloud Based Collaboration Order with McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd in Melbourne

15.11.2013 - Corporate News

Stuttgart, 15 November 2013. RIB Software AG (www.rib-software.com), a leading On Demand Cloud based Construction collaboration and 5D end to end solutions provider, has concluded a contract for the use of cloud collaboration exchange solution RIB iTWO cx with McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd (MacDow www.macdow.com.au).
McConnell Dowell is one of Australias leading providers of engineering, construction and maintenance across building, infrastructure and resources sectors. McConnell Dowell is a large player in the construction and engineering industry and employs more than 7,500 people across 23 locations around the world.

RIB is now ready to take our On Demand Cloud based Construction Collaboration solutions to the global construction and engineering market, said Thomas Wolf, Chairman & CEO of RIB. It is now clear that every organisation in the industry will need cloud based construction platforms that manage all aspects of the projects lifecycle from take-off and estimating, pre-contract qualification, post contract cost controlling, Submittals, Payments, Defects, Quality and Safety data. RIB can now take the worlds leading iTWO 5D BIM technology together with the Collaboration Exchange (cx) and Tender Exchange (tx) modules and offer an integrated on demand cloud based construction platform to the seven trillion dollar engineering and construction industry that is without equal, says Mr Wolf.
Sanjay Sivanandan, President of RIB Asia Pacific & Middle East - We are excited about the partnership with MacDow especially given their aggressive expansion into South East Asia on major infrastructure projects where RIB also has a strong geographical presence.  We are equally excited that RIB can now offer our on demand cloud based construction industry solutions for document control, collaboration and field mobility services to our many clients across the APAC and ME region. to compliment and integrate into our iTWO 5D BIM End to End Technology.
Paul Butterworth, CEO for RIB Australia & NZ We are proud to partner with high growth and high performing companies like MacDow.  This is just the beginning of the journey for these kind of partnerships as RIB takes the Cloud based modules global via an extended network using world class technology sitting in the Microsoft Azure cloud.


About McConnell Dowell
McConnell Dowell is a major engineering, construction, building and maintenance contractor delivering infrastructure to the building, mining, oil & gas, power, petrochemical, social & public infrastructure, transport and water sectors.  The Group has a broad construction offering with complete multi-discipline capability in building, civil, fabrication, electrical and mechanical works and are engineering and construction specialists in pipeline, tunnelling, marine and rail construction.  They employ over 7,500 people in over 23 locations around the world.


The RIB Group

RIB Software SE is an innovator in construction business. The company creates, develops, and offers iTWO new thinking, new working method and new technology - for construction projects across various industries worldwide. iTWO today is the worlds first Cloud / License based Big Data 5D BIM enterprise solution for construction companies, industrial companies, developers and investors. Since its inception in 1961, RIB Software SE has been the pioneer in construction innovation, exploring and bringing in new thinking, new working method and new technology to enhance construction productivity, and transforming the construction industry into the most advanced and digitalized industry in the 21st century. RIB is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and listed in Prime Standard Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2011. With about 800 talents located in over 30 offices worldwide, RIB is serving 100,000 clients including construction contractors, sub-contractors, developers, owners, investors and governments, in the field of building construction, infrastructure, EPC sector and more.