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March 30, 2016

Non-conforming building products

The use of non-conforming building products and materials is a growing problem in Australia. Barmco Mana McMurray is involved in the design decision making processes for building construction, and awaits the report from the Senate following the public inquiry in 2015 on non-conforming building products. Fire fuelled apartment buildings, faulty wiring, and broken glass – […]

March 16, 2016

How additional X chromosomes can Increase your Pool of Talent

Our staff spotlight goes to our newly appointed Engineering Intern, Maria Salazar.  Welcome aboard! Maria began with us at the beginning of the year, she is in the fourth year of a Bachelor of Engineering at the Australian National University and is working towards a career in the industry.   In addition to her busy […]

March 8, 2016

International Women’s Day: BMP Supports Women in the Construction and Building Industry

Today marks the celebration of the economic, social, cultural, and political achievements of women. BMM pledges for gender parity, and recognizes the need for equal representation and opportunity in the workforce. In Australia, there are a number of industries where women comprise less than 40% of the workforce: Wholesale Trade; Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; Manufacturing; Transport, […]

February 12, 2016

Advanced Manufacturing: The 3D Printed Future

The engineering innovation of 3D printing continues to push boundaries in manufacturing, in fields such as medicine, aerospace, and design. Advances in the types of materials used, the precision, and sizes of 3D printers present endless possibilities for future use, which BMM is looking forward to. Medical manufacturing is becoming more sophisticated with technologies such […]

February 4, 2016


On the 22nd October 2015 Barmco Mana McMurray had the opportunity of presenting at a symposium of Data Centre experts.  The symposium was sponsored by Server Rack Australia and Barmco Mana McMurray’s topic “The benefits of engaging a Client Advocate Consultant”.  Client Advocacy, an often undervalued role that when applied correctly not only provides a significant return on […]

January 15, 2016

Innovation Lessons from the Past

‘Innovation’ is a word which inspires futuristic visions and the shedding of old ideas in light of new ones. While forward-looking approach is certainly a prerequisite for innovation, it runs the risk of promoting tunnel vision. Counterintuitively, innovators of today stand to learn a great deal from those who came before them. By applying historical […]

January 6, 2016

Be an ‘Ideas Man’

Image: “Steve You’re an Ideas Man” …… Darryl Kerrigan The Castle 1997 The mining boom is over. Everyone is saying it and, in a welcome addition to government policy, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s recent innovation statement unveiled a $1.1 billion initiative to promote and encourage greater innovation by Australian businesses and individuals. Included among the […]

December 17, 2015

BMM achieves Silver Status with the Healthier Work program

Now in its second year of being a Healthier Work recognised business, Barmco Mana McMurray are enjoying the benefits of the program.  In recognition of their commitment to a healthier work environment they were awarded their Silver Status certificate at the Healthier Work Breakfast in October, where they also participated in the ‘Squat Challenge’ alongside the ACT WorkSafety Commissioner […]