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Tidbits: Nemetschek, Scia and DraftSight news

Mac CAD/3D News: We have tidbits on Nemetschek AG, Scia on the winning team in Qatar event and DraftSight V1R3 for Mac…

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Nemetschek News

In Brief: Earlier this fall Nemetschek AG, the parent company of a fleet of AEC and 3D software companies in use worldwide and the owners of BIM giants Graphisoft Inc., and Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., released board member Tim Alexander Ludke. Mr. Ludke, who was the speaker of the management board, was dismissed with immediate effect.

Furthermore the board resolved to terminate the service agreement with Mr. Ludke with immediate effect; the duration of the agreement would have ran through 31 Dec 2014.

Nemetschek Scia News – Award Winner

In Brief: The Nemetschek Engineering Group has announced that a team using Scia Engineer software, team “BIM Unlimited,” was granted the “Best Use of BIM for Technical Assessment” award at Build Qatar Live 2012, the first Open BIM design competition held in Qatar. Earlier Architosh covered the news of team “BIM Unlimited” in the live event.

“This event showcased the latest collaboration model-based workflows, and demonstrated how using Open Standards like IFC allows structural and civil engineers to easily plug analysis and design into today’s BIM process, no matter what software others on the design team are using,” says Dan Monaghan, US Manager, Nemetschek Scia.

You can learn more about the Build Qatar Live 2012 event here and about Scia Engineer here.

DraftSight v1R3

In Brief: Dassault Systemes does have the new DraftSight V1R13 free, professional grade CAD product available for download to multiple platforms, including Mac OS X. DraftSight lets professional CAD users, students and educators create, edit and view DWG files and it runs on Windows, Mac and Linux.

To get your free version of DraftSight V1R3 Mac (beta) click here.

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