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Preview ENR Global Best Projects 2020 – Lean in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ENR Global Best Projects 2020 – Lean in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Turner implemented lean construction through pull planning, and thereby reduced the amount of time needed for this activity by approximately 30 days. Contractors credited a diligent close-out process for their ability to complete the project five months before handover to the residential owners and the mall’s scheduled opening. 

Preview AGC-Autodesk Survey: Covid delays do not overcome skilled labor shortages

AGC-Autodesk Survey: Covid delays do not overcome skilled labor shortages

COVID continues to cause construction delays, demand for skilled labor high. Ken Simonson: “Ironically, even as the pandemic undermines demand for construction services, it is reinforcing conditions that have historically made it hard for many firms to find qualified craft workers to hire.”

Preview Covid Impacts:  Grief – Coping with loss

Covid Impacts: Grief – Coping with loss

Mental health experts say that the feeling of being drained many people are experiencing right now could be a form of grief. Whether we have lost loved ones, jobs, financial stability or are just grieving the loss of normalcy, grief is natural, and identifying it is an important step toward healing. Give yourself -- and your team, if you're in a leadership position -- the time and space needed to fully process your feelings.

Preview Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.

Prefabrication played a major role in quickening construction.

A healthcare project in Wisconsin benefits from including MEP subs in early design discussions | Building Design + Construction

Preview US contractor the first to use Opti-Clean Cube to fight pandemic

US contractor the first to use Opti-Clean Cube to fight pandemic

At entrances, the modular walk-through station designed to combat the spread of Covid-19, bacterias and other viruses.

Preview 5 Tips for Managing an Underperformer — Remotely

5 Tips for Managing an Underperformer — Remotely

Basically Respect for People and communication.

Preview Study: Increased productivity could add $5.4B annually to US, Canadian construction industries

Study: Increased productivity could add $5.4B annually to US, Canadian construction industries

Researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark have put a price tag on how much the construction industry’s lack of productivity is costing U.S. and Canadian contractors — about $5.4 billion annually according to a study published in the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management.