Dubai's RTA gets BSI certification in Building Information Modelling

Dubai RTADubai's RTA becomes the first government body to get such a certification. (Image source: RTA)The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai said it obtained the certification of the British Standards Institute (BSI) in Building Information Modelling (BIM) – Maintenance and Operation Phase

The RTA becomes the first government body to get the BIM Kite-Mark Certificate PAS 1192-3:2014, BS 1192:2007 and BS 1192-4:2014.

“Being the first government entity in the world to obtain this coveted international certificate is a testament to RTA’s commitment to the highest practices of the BIM. It also signals RTA’s keenness to adopt innovation and excellence, and cementing its leading role in implementing this system in the UAE and beyond,” said Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the board of executive directors of the RTA.

Al Tayer received the certificate from Phillip Parham, the British ambassador to the UAE, and Theuns Kotzé, managing director, BSI Middle East and Africa.

“We are delighted to have presented Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) with their BIM Kitemark for Asset Management against PAS 1192-3. RTA were the first organisation globally to successfully achieve BIM Kitemark certification for “Design, Construction and Asset Management,” Kotzé said.

The RTA held a workshop to help contractors and consultants in implementing the BIM system and presented the RTA's roadmap for BIM implementation.

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