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Productivity Report Calls For Integrated, Efficient Approach

Publication Date: 7/29/2009
Author: Bruce Buckley
Format: HTML

Description:
A widespread adoption of lean techniques, integrated teaming and virtual design and construction could be the keys to improving productivity in the construction industry, according to a new report released by the National Research Council. The report, “Advancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the U.S. Construction Industry,” focuses on reducing waste in time, cost, materials, energy, skills and labor and offers recommendations on how to promote industry-wide adoption over the next 20 years.

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