Vitaliy Kuchanov, Chief Engineer of COTES Engineering, and Svetlana Kusmartseva, Engineer of Digital Information Modelling Department, took part in the Innoprom-2021 forum. This international industrial exhibition took part for the 11th time in Ekaterinburg on July 5 to 8, 2021. Exhibits were demonstrated by about 500 companies from various countries, including Italy, Belgium, Japan, Germany, Hungary, Serbia, and others. Delegates of various industries, state authorities, research and educational institutes attended the event. Mikhail Mishustin, Chairman of the Russian Government, opened Innoprom.
About 100 business events were dedicated to the relevant issues of industrial development, including digitalization, environmental issues, power saving, and power efficiency. The COTES Engineering employees, together with ReegiGroup, SEVERIN DEVELOPMENT, Gazpromneft-Terminal, and ALTEC SYSTEMS, made a report titled “Using BIM Technologies in Design, Construction, and Operations of Industrial Facilities”. Dmitry Kulakov from ReegiGroup described real-life cases of creation of BIM models and other advanced technologies in power engineering, oil and gas, metallurgy, mining industries at various stages, from design to operations. Together with other speakers, he told about the specifics of creation and use, pros and cons of BIM models using real-life facilities as the examples. He also mentioned the issue of “digital twins” for the enterprises, and the tasks they may be used for..