RIB Software SE signs a Phase-II-contract (No. 01 / 2019) with Joint Venture Eiffage Kier on HS2 to support the construction of the new rail backbone of UK’s transport network
Stuttgart, Germany, 26 February 2019. RIB Software SE, the world’s leading provider of iTWO 5D BIM Big Data technology, today announced the conclusion of a Phase-II-contract with the Joint Venture between Eiffage and Kier for the High Speed Two (HS2).
HS2 is UK’s new high-speed rail network. The construction is starting on Phase One which will link London and Birmingham by 2026. Phase Two will run from the West Midlands to Manchester in the west and Leeds in the east completing the network by 2033. HS2 is expected to carry over 300,000 passengers a day – around 100 million a year, when fully operational. HS2 Ltd began operations in January 2009 and currently employs around 1,500 people.
Mads Bording, COO of RIB Group: “Once again RIB has succeeded in winning a significant customer from the railway and infrastructure sector and further advancing our position in the UK. The JV consisting of two highly professional and esteemed companies, have executed a very professional and robust evaluation process, and I am very proud of the selection of iTWO technology to support this mega-project. We are very excited to support the JV with the state of the art iTWO technology in the establishment of new standards in infrastructure delivery, resilient operations and passenger experience.”
About RIB Group
RIB Software SE is an innovator in building and construction industry. The company creates, develops and offers cutting-edge digital technologies for construction enterprises and projects across various industries worldwide. iTWO 4.0, RIB’s flagship cloud-based platform, provides the world’s first enterprise cloud technology based on 5D BIM with AI integration for construction companies, industrial companies, developers and project owners, etc. With over 50 years of experiences in construction industry, RIB Software SE focuses on IT and engineering and becomes the pioneer in construction innovation, exploring and brining in new thinking, new working methods and new technologies to enhance construction productivity. RIB is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany and Hong Kong, China, and listed on the prime standard Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 2011. With over 1,200 talents in more than 30 locations worldwide, RIB is targeting to transform the construction industry into the most advanced and digitalized industry in the 21st century.