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Journal article

Improving the efficiency of highway construction project management using lean management

This study looked into the principles and practices of lean management pertinent to highway construction projects to analyze whether lean management practices could improve the management efficiency for complex projects. It was found that lean management tools that are used repeatedly and the ones that...
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An exploration of synergies between lean concepts and BIM in FM: A review and directions for future research

This paper aims to study the implementation of BIM in Facilities Management (FM), and explores the synergistic potential of a lean approach.
Book

Towards sustainable global food systems: conceptual and policy analysis of agriculture, food and environment linkages

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Towards Sustainable Global Food Systems : Conceptual and Policy Analysis of Agriculture, Food and Environment Linkages that was published in Sustainability.
Journal article

The potential of blockchain in building construction

Construction customers want more complex facilities delivered faster and at a lower cost. Transaction costs account for a significant proportion of each new or refurbished facility (a 2017 report from the Infrastructure Client Group in the UK suggests as high as 50%), yet they contribute...
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Implementation phase safety system for minimising construction project waste

The construction sector is a key component of a nation's gross domestic product, but its inherent nature results in potentially dangerous conditions that affect the safety of all workers on construction projects (CPs). Therefore, the original idea of the research is to determine the relationship...