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Competitive Edge to be Gained by Early Adopters of Building Product ID

Shadowed Construction Workers in Sunset

The word ‘change’ is frequently applied to construction, particularly in terms of the industry needing to adapt to smarter more sustainable ways of working and creating safer, more energy-efficient buildings. But is the sector ready or even willing to embrace the opportunities that come its way thanks to advances in building technology? Building supply chain … Read more

Did you know? AI chatbots make your customer service more personal


From automated marketing platforms to intelligent assistants, the virtual customer experience is evolving every day. It’s now just as important as the products and services you provide. In a competitive landscape, using artificial intelligence (AI) will help you offer your prospects and customers a more personalised experience, giving your business a competitive edge. Simply put, conversational … Read more

An Interview with Iain McIlwee, CEO of the FIS


This month in our 4 Questions interview, we spoke to Iain McIlwee, CEO of the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS). We discuss the new initiative Iain is spearheading which analyses construction processes and the improvements that can be made with modern methods of construction. Alongside AMA Research and Reading University, Iain is seeking input from across … Read more

Offsite and Modular Building: An Evolutionary Tale

Laing O'Rourkes Centre of Excellence for Modern Construction

Offsite and modular building construction is evolving at pace in an industry that’s often slow to adopt new practices. With a relatively small number of contractors set up to fully embrace it, this month we look at the experience of early adopter Laing O’Rourke and ask where next for this disruptive methodology. “Our view on … Read more

Why Product Traceability Matters

Adam Turk

This month in our 4 Questions interview, we spoke to Adam Turk, CEO of Siderise, which provides innovative insulation solutions for fire, acoustic, and thermal applications internationally. With the surge of digitisation within the construction industry, we spoke to Adam about the company’s adoption of the new BSI Identify system – an innovation set to make … Read more

Innovations Within The Health and Safety Sector

Southhampton General Hospital

Bam Construction’s Southampton general hospital project saw two distinct innovations that could have far reaching consequences for health and safety. The recently completed job entailed the delivery of a new five-storey extension, including a large expansion of the hospital’s general intensive care unit. Bam project manager Matt Crookes explains that the first of these was … Read more

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