5 Technologies for Lean Construction

In recent articles we’ve discussed how technology can help reduce waste and increase productivity. In this article we’ll discuss some specific technologies that can be applied ...
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How Does a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Work?

A seasoned construction planner appreciates the value of a well thought out Work Breakdown Structure. Best practices dictate that the process of developing the (WBS) begins ...
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Efficiency Eludes The Construction Industry

NINE years ago the first concrete was poured for Berlin Brandenburg airport. It was expected to open in 2012, to cost 1.2bn ($1.8bn) and to welcome 34m passengers each year. ...
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The DMAIC Cycle - 5 Phases of Lean Six Sigma

DMAIC is the problem-solving methodology behind Lean Six Sigma. As a cycle, it consists of five vital actions: Project selection is crucial for success Before beginning any ...
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Outdated Equipment Adds To Low Productivity Measures For Construction Industry

Construction has never moved at the same technological pace as other industries. The nature of the business is that conditions change from job to job, and even construction of ...
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