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June 1, 2016

The environmentally friendly way to dry your hands

In the debate of paper towels versus hand dryers, which comes out on top? Discourse on this topic has been largely centred on the health implications and the effectiveness killing bacteria, however with the effects of climate change becoming evident, BMM looks into the impact that these hand drying methods have on the environment. Life-cycle […]


Swim, Bike, Run: Three Times the Fun Supporting the Calvary Bruce Team in the Proximity Triathlon

On the 27th of February 2016, BMM supported Calvary Bruce by sponsoring their entry into the Proximity Corporate and Community Triathlon. The event was a great opportunity for more than 20 Calvary staff to encourage team spirit, and show Calvary’s commitment to health and well-being. BMM was also represented by our Business Development Manager Leah, who participated with […]

May 31, 2016

BMM wins Waste Minimisation category at the Actsmart Awards 2016

BMM recently attended the Actsmart Awards breakfast on Thursday 26 May 2016, held at the National Arboretum. In attendance were the Actsmart team, fellow registered Actsmart enterprises, and Deputy Chief Minister Simon Corbell. The event was a lovely celebration of the achievements of Actsmart businesses, and BMM were pleased to be announced the winner of […]

May 27, 2016

Keeping fruit fresher for longer with edible silk fibroin

Before our fruit supply reaches our office bowl, there are many losses throughout the supply chain during production, storage, and transportation. BMM highlights the innovative way that biomedical engineers are trying to combat food losses. The amount of food lost or wasted globally is estimated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to be one-third […]

May 17, 2016

Engineers ranked 4th most highly regarded profession in Australia

Rated for ethics and honesty, Engineers placed top 4th after nurses, doctors, and pharmacists in the Roy Morgan Image of Professions Survey 2016 [1]. The survey respondents were asked to rate the honesty and ethical standards of 30 different occupations using a five-point scale from very high to very low. BMM are proud to be in […]

May 10, 2016

Sound Infrastructure Key to the Development of the Nation

BMM recognises the importance of a forward thinking approach to infrastructure investment, following the ‘ACT Infrastructure Investment Update‘ released by Engineers Australia. The principles for future prosperity outlined in this report align with BMM’s innovative approach to building design and construction management, including: ICT-enabled capability. BMM takes into account the emerging digital technologies available for […]

April 27, 2016

BMM wins the 2016 Australian Small Business Champion Awards Professional Services Category

Barmco Mana McMurray have competed against 23 other small businesses from around Australia in the Professional Services category to win the national title of Professional Services Champion 2016. The Australian Small Business Champion awards aim to encourage excellence, and select their award winners based on all aspects of their business, such as their business strategies, customer service, vision, […]

April 22, 2016

ANZAC engineers and war-driven innovation

BMM remembers the engineers of the first world war, and looks at some technologies which have been a result of the war. Anzac day commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who have served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. BMM pays tribute to the ANZACs and recognises the key role that engineers […]

April 5, 2016

Building construction monitoring takes flight

Autonomous flying drones are being used for site surveillance on large construction projects, helping to identify problems on site. The real estate industry has been an early adopter of drone technology, primarily using drones for aerial photography and videography of buildings [1]. The construction industry is beginning to use drones in a number of applications such […]