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Development of a weighted leanness measurement method in modular construction companies

This paper outlines the development of an improved approach to the use of lean tools and techniques to improve the performance of manufacturing enterprises. Several research studies attempt to measure the overall leanness score of the manufacturing process; however, they failed to consider the interdependent...
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The potentials of and barriers to the utilization of advanced computer systems in remote construction projects: case of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Background: An extensive body of knowledge indicated the positive impact of the Advanced Computer based Management Systems (ACMS) on various aspects of project management, while highlighting barriers that hinder adoption, diffusion, and utilization of the ACMS by the construction industries around the world. Remote projects...
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Citizen energy in Australia: New hope despite lack of political support

At the New South Wales State government's annual Green Globe Awards, the Sustainability Award for Innovative Projects was presented in October 2015 to three citizens' energy projects. In the Climate Change Leadership category, the Tathra Community Solar Farm was awarded the prize. This is a...
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Landsat surface temperature data analysis for urban heat resilience: case study of Adelaide

Smarter urban futures require resilient built environment in the context of climate change. This chapter demonstrates the application of satellite-based surface cover and temperature data to support planning for urban heat resilience. Landsat 7 ETM+ and Landsat 8 data is used to analyse the correlation...