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Impact of construction equipment's on building site ...

The equipment management system and equipment policy always has a huge impact on the profitability of the contractors with more investment in equipment. In civil engineering construction projects ...

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(PDF) A STUDY AND ANALYSIS OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ...

A study on construction equipment management and it s effect on project cost - international multidisciplinary e-journal, Vol5(5), pp 8-11. 9. KartikSharadThete, DhirajRajendraBaviskar, (2016) Construction Equipment Management - International Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Research, Vol5 (11), pp3262-3264. 10.

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Project Management for Construction: Labor, Material and ...

The degree of equipment utilization and mechanization of a construction project clearly will have direct bearing on job-site labor productivity. The contractual agreements play an important role in the utilization of union or non-union labor, the use of subcontractors and the degree of field supervision, all of which will impact job-site labor ...

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CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT PRODUCTIVITY AND COST

Key words: Construction Equipment, Productivity, Cost Economics. Cite this Article: N. Shyamananda Singh, Construction Equipment Productivity and Cost Economics in Highway Projects: Case Study Part I (Site Specific Study). International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 9(3), 2018, pp 154–162.

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Factors Affecting Construction Labor Productivity

Factors Affecting Construction Labor Productivity 5 5. Contractor Productivity Loss Claims According to the Independent Project Analysis Group, an average of over 35 percent of all construction projects will have a major change. A change in a project of any kind usually means there will be

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Chapter 3: Equipment Productivity

construction is a function of the design of the construction operation. This chapter will provide an overview of construction equipment selection and utilization processes. It will describe typical equipment spreads associated with two major classifications of civil engineering construction projects: heavy/highway and municipal/utility.

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(PDF) Factors that affect the productivity of construction ...

Oct 24, 2014  2011) Factors that affect the productivity of construction projects in small and medium companies: Analysis of its impact on planning In: The study of productivity in the construction

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Measuring Productivity in Construction and Why You Should Care

Dec 29, 2019  Inventors have made construction equipment pro-workers so they can take advantage of it to help them increase their productivity rate. The improvements that happened in the equipment and automation at the site has led to better work control, time saving, amplification of human energy, ergonomics, and increased functionality.

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15 Tips to Increase Productivity at Construction Sites

Jan 13, 2017  Having real talent running each project is one of the best ways to complete them as well, safely, and efficiently as possible. Provide all on-site supervisors with productivity training and encourage them to be active and attentive across the site at all times. Supplement the crew’s equipment training with extra productivity and safety training.

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Productivity in Construction

eration of a project, mainly at the job site. To improve productivity, we must be able to measure it. And we must be able to measure the effect of changes adopted on methods, effort, and systems. The measured values of productivity can then be compared either to those used to compile the estimate or to some production standards. Although no

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Study on Factors Affecting Equipment Management and its ...

multi storey building construction projects based on the logistic regression models for the probability of baseline productivity. This research study about designed and proper extension for the construction equipment management for enhanced productivity. Evaluating overall traffic flow of construction equipment which influences the

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Project Management for Construction: Labor, Material and ...

The degree of equipment utilization and mechanization of a construction project clearly will have direct bearing on job-site labor productivity. The contractual agreements play an important role in the utilization of union or non-union labor, the use of subcontractors and the degree of field supervision, all of which will impact job-site labor ...

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Productivity in Construction

eration of a project, mainly at the job site. To improve productivity, we must be able to measure it. And we must be able to measure the effect of changes adopted on methods, effort, and systems. The measured values of productivity can then be compared either to those used to compile the estimate or to some production standards. Although no

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The construction productivity imperative McKinsey

In effect, they are operating from different versions of the truth. The better approach is to agree on a standard reporting system and then to devise ways to ensure timely feedback, such as daily discussions with on-site staff and weekly reviews on project status, pace of progress, and risk management.

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SELECTION CRITERIA OF EQUIPMENT IN CONSTRUCTION

It is therefore important for site managers and construction planners to be familiar with the characteristics of the major types of equipment most commonly used in construction. 1.2 Objectives Factors behind the selection of construction equipment State types of construction equipment. Explain the use of construction equipment.

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Construction Equipment Management - SlideShare

Jun 21, 2016  Equipment improves quality, productivity and safety. Construction equipment planning aims at identifying construction equipment for executing project tasks, assessing equipment performance capability, forecasting date wise requirement of number and type of equipment and finally participating in the selection of equipment to be acquired.

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Examination of Job-site Layout Approaches and their Impact ...

Jan 01, 2016  Summary and conclusion As discussed, the construction industry has a productivity problem and there are many different areas where significant contributions can be made to impact and drive significant change. For the general contractor, one area of paramount interest is the relationship between the job-site layout and construction productivity.

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Metrics and tools for measuring construction productivity ...

measures of construction productivity at the task, project, and industry levels and establishes a framework for addressing those challenges. The intended audience is the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as well as, other government agencies that compile and publish construction-related statistics, private sector organizations

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Construction Site Layout Planning Semantic Scholar

Site layout planning is an important activity that involves identifying, sizing, and placing of temporary facilities within the boundaries of a construction site. The basic consideration in an effective site layout planning is the smooth and low-cost flow of materials, labor, and equipment within the site, in addition to satisfying various work constraints and safety requirements.

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Ineffective Construction Management Practices Expert ...

Construction is a process in which an organization takes on a project, assigns a team to build it, and provides systems (tools, equipment, processes, and procedures) with which the team can complete the work. This boils down into three basic elements that require execution and control.

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Construction Productivity - SlideShare

Construction Productivity 1. Construction Productivity Productivity Measurement and Benchmarking 2. Productivity By popular definition productivity simply refers to the general efficiency of an organization or individual The output of any aspect of production per unit of input Economic measure of output of a worker, machine, or an entire national economy in the creation of goods and

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10 Tips to Improve Productivity at Work in the ...

Aug 06, 2018  Construction is an extremely important job for accuracy. However, clients usually want their buildings and projects done as quickly as possible. This is why it’s important to stress productivity with your construction workers. This article will give you 10 tips to improving productivity at work. 1. Communicate Clearly. Communication is the ...

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Extended Overtime on Construction Projects

construction projects which leads to reduced investment in capital projects in the U.S. and increased foreign competition for production. When large projects start to use extended overtime they affect all other projects in the area. To compete for skilled crafts, other projects will also use overtime or other high cost incentives. The

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Engineer Research and Development Center

Effect of temperature. wind and snowfall Figure I shows the typical range of efficiency for construction or repair type of manual and equipment tasks as a function of air temperature. The upper curve of the manual task envelope in Figure I could be considered the upper efficiency level, the lower curve representing the lower efficiency level.

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Project Management for Construction: Labor, Material and ...

The degree of equipment utilization and mechanization of a construction project clearly will have direct bearing on job-site labor productivity. The contractual agreements play an important role in the utilization of union or non-union labor, the use of subcontractors and the degree of field supervision, all of which will impact job-site labor ...

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ABSTRACT Title of Document: THE EFFECTS OF BUILDING ...

Case studies of projects utilizing BIM indicate field productivity gains from 5 to 40%, depending on how the process is managed. Although the amount of savings is

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Equipment Maintenance: An Effective Aspect Of Enhancing ...

equipment maintenance management strategy. This will keep construction equipment fit at all times and allow timely completion of construction project, thereby increasing construction project profitability. Thus, to understand effective construction equipment management, one must also understand effective construction equipment maintenance.

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PANDEMICS AND CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY: QUANTIFYING THE ...

COVID-19 has had substantial impacts on many segments of construction and contractors have limited tools to measure the effects this is having on their businesses. This webinar shares the findings of a 5 week intensive ELECTRI research study that shows productivity impacts measuring pre and post pandemic results due to new safety requirements.

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LITERATURE REVIEW ON HAULING EQUIPMENT

overall performance of any construction project. Productivity measurement at construction site level enables the companies to monitor their performance. The selection of the appropriate type and size of construction equipment often affects the cost, time and effort and thus the job-site productivity of a project.

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The construction productivity imperative McKinsey

In effect, they are operating from different versions of the truth. The better approach is to agree on a standard reporting system and then to devise ways to ensure timely feedback, such as daily discussions with on-site staff and weekly reviews on project status, pace of progress, and risk management.

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KEY FACTORS AFFECTING LABOR PRODUCTIVITY IN THE ...

Major: Building Construction . Labor productivity is one of the least studied areas within the construction industry. Productivity improvements achieve high cost savings with minimal investment. Due to the fact that profit margins are small on construction projects, cost savings associated with productivity

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Towards improving construction labor productivity and ...

Dec 01, 2011  Proper management of resources in construction projects can yield substantial savings in time and cost. As construction is a labor-intensive industry, this paper focuses on labor productivity in the construction industry. This study considers the

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10 Tips to Increase Construction Productivity eSUB

Sep 24, 2018  Therefore, if you develop a construction project or you plan to do so, keep in mind these tips to increase site productivity. This article is going to show you which tips to use to prevent any loses due to lack of productivity. 10 Tips to Increase Productivity in Construction .

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Ineffective Construction Management Practices Expert ...

Construction is a process in which an organization takes on a project, assigns a team to build it, and provides systems (tools, equipment, processes, and procedures) with which the team can complete the work. This boils down into three basic elements that require execution and control.

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The Effects of Building Information Modeling on ...

Construction experiences low productivity compared to other industries, largely attributed to poor planning and communication. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process that is used to resolve these problems by simulating physical space and expressing design intent graphically, providing a clearer image of design conflicts or constructability issues so that they are resolved before ...

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CONSTRUCTION CREW PRODUCTIVITY MONITORING

work task is the basic descriptive unit in a construction project. A work task can also be broken down into components which include material utilization, human factor considerations and detailed equipment movements. These components are the basic elements of a construction project, and provide the basis of productivity analysis.

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Construction Equipment and Procedures Toward ...

While many construction innovations are project-specific, research on the broader issues of enhancing construction productivity, for example with computer-aided tools and equipment or new construction materials, could yield substantial returns to the industry and to infrastructure performance.

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COVID-19 Construction: The Ongoing Effects of the ...

The construction industry stands in a unique position when gauging the impacts of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Largely declared an essential industry, many construction projects were not shut down, even in the early months of the pandemic. However, the public funding on which infrastructure projects rely and the general economic health of the nation both threaten to significantly ...

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