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Central to a program of construction productivity improvement is a focus on craft worker productivity and its relationship to best practice use. Direct work typically amounts to no more than 35-45 percent of a craft worker s time on the job. Improving craft productivity requir...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-252 2/7/2016 6:16:28 AM
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/resources/knowledgebase/about-the-knowledge-base/glossary 5/3/2016 3:42:21 AM
Significant reductions in the time and cost of moving buildings through the regulatory review and design processes can be achieved through the adoption and use of the processes researched and piloted by three Fiatech projects: AutoCodes, Guideline for Replicable Buildings, and...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/FT-15 3/2/2020 5:10:32 PM
RT-234 was launched to understand secrets of success in applying lean at the project level and to translate this understanding into an implementation road map. The intent of this research is to provide guidance for an owner, engineer, or constructor firm, and to assist owner o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-234 2/7/2016 6:15:47 AM
The web based interaction/collaboration for facilitating exchanges between buyers and suppliers may be referred to as eProcurement, eMarketplace, or eCommerce. eCommerce is a new and rapidly changing platform that is predominately being driven by the owners and has initially b...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-180 2/7/2016 6:13:20 AM
Planning DefinitionThe work a manager performs to predetermine a course of action. The function of planning includes the following activities: Forecasting, Objective Setting, Program Development, Scheduling, Budgeting, and Policies and Procedures Development.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/planning 2/5/2016 12:32:00 AM
Successful small project execution is important as 40-50% of industry capital budgets are spent on small projects. The average CII company plant spends $25 to $30 million on small capital projects. Small projects, as defined by this research, are projects with a total installe...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-161 2/7/2016 6:12:55 AM
Construction sustainability is the construction phase implementation of practices, strategies, and actions that address current and future environmental, social, and economic needs, while considering capital project safety, quality, cost, and schedule. This research identified...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-304 4/8/2016 4:45:55 PM
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has identified a need to advance construction through the development and implementation of technology. Particularly, research related to construction means and methods is minimal compared to other industries and topics within the cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-046 2/7/2016 6:20:31 AM
The concrete maturity method is a technique for predicting concrete strength in real time based on the actual thermal history of the concrete. There are three steps required to carry out the maturity method:Establish the strength-maturity relationship for the specific mix that...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/FT-02 2/26/2020 2:27:13 PM
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