Construction

WHY LEAN CONSTRUCTION?

The reports below provide a valuable resource for individuals and organisations on the need for change in the construction sector; the case for adopting Lean thinking and practices in construction; and the opportunities for innovation, improvement, growth, and increased productivity…

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Lean in the Public Sector (LIPS)

The Lean in the Public Sector (LIPS) 2016 Conference was held in Helsingor in Denmark on the 13th and 14th of September 2016.   The LIPS Conference focuses on the conditions that apply for public construction, and serves the purpose…

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Lean as Ideology

Lean needs to be understood beyond just the narrow sense of tools, techniques, and practices, and rather be viewed as a systemic and holistic approach transcending the boundaries of the shop-floor and looking at the entire organisation along with the…

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Overcoming the Barriers to Lean Construction

With attendance at Lean Construction Ireland events growing steadily, it was great to see over 60 stakeholders from across the construction sector in the Cork region engaging with the topic at the inaugural Lean Breakfast at the Radisson Hotel, Cork, on…

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