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How Construction Leaders Can Establish a Strong Character

How Construction Leaders Can Establish a Strong Character

In the construction industry, there are countless ethical situations leaders are placed in daily—whether on the production floor, a job site or a boardroom. Consider some of the challenges leaders face every day in these contexts, including dealing with power, privilege, information, consistency, loyalty, responsibility, motivation and decisions. [rml_read_more] There are so many variables and fac... »

3 rules for pull planning in construction

3 rules for pull planning in construction

Pull planning is one of the most effective ways to ensure your construction project will flow smoothly and finish on schedule. The core principles that this method revolves around is leadership and communication. [rml_read_more]  Let’s take a look at these three rules for pull planning in construction.  Pull This is the first rule of pull planning and is absolutely crucial.  It consists of complet... »

Sustainable construction technologies used in green construction

Sustainable construction technologies used in green construction

Green building technology has become one of the hottest trends in construction. The benefits of a green technology application in construction are far-reaching and comprehensive, offering significant advantages when used in new facilities as well as existing structures. [rml_read_more] Green technology makes buildings more energy-efficient and sustainable, so they have a lower carbon footprint and... »

The 10 P’s for Proper Construction Project Management

The 10 P’s for Proper Construction Project Management

Proper Planning, Preparation and Proactive Problem Preclusion (Prevention) Prevents Poor Project Performance Frequently when construction projects go wrong, we find that the real cause was due to poor planning and preparation. When the construction project runs into problems, these aren’t detected early on, the wrong actions are implemented to correct the problems, or worse, they are completely ig... »

4 Ways to Improve Job-site Safety

4 Ways to Improve Job-site Safety

Construction work is inherently dangerous. Construction consistently leads all industries in total worker deaths each year and has one of the highest fatality rates for worker deaths. The top priority of every construction company should be to protect their workers from injuries and ensure everyone makes it home safe at the end of each shift.[rml_read_more] There are several reasons why constructi... »