Category: News

How Does the BBA drive Innovation Within Construction

We want to give you a deeper understanding of what goes on behind the scenes at Barbour ABI, as well as connecting with major figures within the industry to learn what makes them thrive. This month we spoke to Peter Webbon, Sales & Marketing Director at the British Board of Agrément (BBA). Peter delves into […]

The Revenue Engine of Office 2.0

As there continues to be uncertainty in the market, marketing budgets are being cut and more is being expected of sales teams. However, when I ask sales teams “how it’s going”, these are some of the answers I get: “Everyone’s furloughed.” “I only get out-of-offices.” “If I was in London, I used to look up […]

Proptech and the ’Office 2.0’

Back in November Barbour ABI took a snapshot of the various UK construction markets and spoke to Steve Wignall, MD at Imtech Engineering Services, the second largest M&E specialist in the UK. He said recent discussions with designers revealed how they were already re-examining forthcoming office projects with a view to move away from spaces […]

Introducing the Barbour ABI Editorial Calendar

Here at Barbour ABI we get a unique, unparalleled view of the construction universe in the UK. We know of every project, and our research team – the largest UK-based team in the industry – track it meticulously and add tonnes of value as we go. We get to know the plans, stage, proposed timeline, […]

The Benefits of the New Barbour ABI Platform – Hanson UK

We want to give you a deeper understanding of what goes on behind the scenes at Barbour ABI, as well as connecting with major figures within the industry to learn what makes them thrive. This month we are speaking to Andy Murphy, Commercial Director at Hanson UK. Andy rolled out the new Barbour ABI to […]

The Benefits of the New Barbour ABI Platform – Speedy Hire

We want to give you a deeper understanding of what goes on behind the scenes at Barbour ABI, as well as connecting with major figures within the industry to learn what makes them thrive. This month we are speaking to Richard Morris, Director of Insight & Sales at Speedy Hire. Richard’s teams have been steadily […]

Digital Construction: Operating ‘The Intelligent Site’

In part one of our ‘intelligent site’ feature, we took a look at some of the digital construction techniques and methodologies that are revolutionising project delivery. Here in part two we present a case study of a live project where Kier is bringing together several strands of technology for the MoJ at a site in […]

Digital Construction: Creating ‘The Intelligent Site’

While digital construction techniques is revolutionising project delivery, the benefits realised from a technology roll-out are fundamentally tied to staff buy-in and adoption. This is nevermore the case when it requires operatives to embed new ways of working into their daily working lives. In this first of two articles, we take a look at examples […]