Latest Lean construction Stories

2014-07-09 23:00:36

New study by Mortenson Construction examines how prefabrication helped reduce the construction schedule of the new $623 million, 831,000-square-foot Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver by 18 percent. Construction is scheduled to be completed this month – nearly 2.5 months earlier than normal – thanks in part to the technology of prefabrication. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Construction of the new $623 million, 831,000-square-foot Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver is scheduled to be...

2014-06-19 08:31:27

The event, to be held on Aug. 12-13, will be co-located with the Lean Construction Conference, and will focus on helping companies in these sectors employ RFID to improve their business operations. NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal unveiled today the agenda for the RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction conference and exhibition (www.rfidjournalevents.com/energy), which will be co-located with the 4(th) Australian Lean Construction Conference. The event will focus on...

2014-02-06 08:30:18

Leading health care and higher education builder now among top users of field management software WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura(®) Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that LATISTA(®), a Textura solution and leader in field management for construction, has signed an enterprise deal with Messer Construction Co., a top construction management company and general contractor. (Logo:...

2013-10-30 23:30:26

At World of Modular 2014, the modular building industry’s largest convention, expert speakers will discuss best practices research, lean construction, the integration of modular and site built, sustainability and much more. More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21-24 in San Antonio, Texas, and hosted by the Modular Building Institute. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 At World of Modular...

Study Aims To Speed Up Construction Projects And Identify Trouble Areas
2013-09-05 15:35:32

North Carolina State University Research from North Carolina State University identified factors that cause construction site managers to schedule more time than necessary for specific tasks. Understanding these factors and whether they can be reduced or eliminated could help the industry complete construction projects more quickly. At issue is a construction planning concept called a time buffer. A time buffer is the difference between how long it should take to accomplish a task based...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'