On the morning of August 30th, the Philippine Government and Enterprise High-Level Delegation led by Mr. Rowel S. Barba, Supervising Undersecretary (Vice Minister) of the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry and Alternate Chairman of the Board of Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines, visited Glodon Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Glodon”), Dr. Zhenggang Yuan, President of Glodon, Mr. Qian Liu, Senior Vice President of Glodon, Mr. Yali Zhu and Mr. Fei Zhi, Vice President of Glodon, and other managers and experts gave a warm reception to the delegation.
Mr. Qian Liu, Senior Vice President of Glodon
The event was hosted by Mr. Ethan Chiu, Managing Director of Glodon International Business Unit. In the welcome speech, Mr. Liu Qian, Vice President of Glodon, first warmly welcomed the arrival of the high-level delegation. He pointed out that in the past two decades, Glodon has been committed to driving the transformation and upgrading of the construction industry, and fully promoted and implemented the concept of “digital building”, hoping to promote the construction industry to operate in a new paradigm and enhance people's living quality. Glodon has set up multiple subsidiaries, offices and R&D centers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, serving customers in more than 100 countries around the world. Glodon is conducting its business actively in the Philippines nowadays and is very willing to continue to expand. It is hoped that Glodon could participate in and help the Philippines' planning for the next 10 years in the construction industry and contribute to the development of the construction industry in the Philippines.
Mr. Rowel S. Barba, Supervising Undersecretary (Vice Minister) of the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry and Alternate Chairman of the Board of Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines
Mr. Rowell Barba expressed his gratitude for the hospitality of Glodon as the beginning of his speech. He stressed that the construction industry is one of the most important industries and main drivers of economic growth in the Philippines. This visit to Glodon and Beijing is a milestone in the construction industry in the Philippines. It is estimated that in the next 10 years, the minimum investment in infrastructure projects in the Philippines will be 40 trillion pesos, with an upper limit of 130 trillion pesos. Under the strong growth prospects, the Philippine government and enterprises are willing to cooperate with Glodon to meet the future innovation and digital challenges of the Philippine construction industry, enhance mutual understanding and create a better future through full communication with each other.
During the visit, Dr. Zhenggang Yuan, President of Glodon, and Mr. Yali Zhu, Vice President of Glodon, introduced the china digital building and new paradigm of innovative urban development based on digital twin.
Mr. Zhenggang Yuan, President of Glodon
Dr. Zhenggang Yuan introduced that building is an important part of the city, and the digitalization of building is an important means to achieve urban interconnection and linkage management. The construction of the digital building platform will empower the IT and construction eco-chain enterprises, makes every project a success from the main engineering, technical measures to temporary facilities, from schedule, quality, safety, environmental protection to cost.
Mr. Yali Zhu, Vice President of Glodon
Mr. Yali Zhu expressed that through the CIM-based integration platform of urban planning, construction and management, with the new concept of “digital twin” as the highlight, and with the integration of new planning, new construction and new management as the focus of innovation, it will accelerate the transformation of urban development, enhance urban governance capacity and speed up the construction of modern cities.
Philippines Digital Construction Development Program Launching Ceremony
During the visit, representatives of the Philippine High-Level Delegation and Glodon jointly launched the Philippines Digital Construction Development Program. In the future, the two sides will cooperate in the digital, online and intelligent transformation and upgrading of the Philippine construction industry, provide professional technical education and training for the staff of the Philippine construction industry to enable them to learn and master the advanced concepts and technologies of industrial digital development. This project is not only an exchange between the two sides in the technical fields of BIM technology, digital building, smart city, etc., but also an all-round ecological strategic cooperation on industrial education, government platform and enterprise development. Together with the government departments and construction companies in the Philippines, Glodon will give full play to each other's resource advantages and vigorously expand the cooperation in related fields to achieve the goal of cooperation and win-win.
Philippines 1st BIM Competition Joint Launching Ceremony
Subsequently, the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry and Glodon jointly launched the ceremony of the Philippines first BIM competition. The competition is designed to raise the awareness and application of BIM in the future Philippines, fully explore and cultivate more outstanding BIM technical talents and promote the development of BIM in the whole industry based on the advanced industry advantages of Glodon.
In the future, Glodon will conduct in-depth exchanges and integration with the Philippines in information technology such as BIM, cloud computing, big data, IoT, mobile Internet, AI, etc., and empower the Philippines' construction industry to promote the transformation and upgrading of the Philippine construction industry and advance the development of smart buildings and even smart cities in the Philippines.
Group Photo of All the Participants
At present, China's “Belt and Road” initiative has been transformed from an idea to an action and has become popular in the world. The arrival of the high-level delegation is an orderly promotion of the “One Belt, One Road”. At the moment when the smart city is vigorously promoted globally, with the deep cooperation between Glodon and the Philippines, the two sides will take the same goal and create a win-win situation, continuously promote the new upgrade of the Philippine construction industry, create a new digital world for the Philippine construction industry, and improve the quality of life and happiness of Filipinos!