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Archive for the ‘LEAN’ Category

Two Metrics You Should Never Forget

 

Professionals in the built sector know each job comes with its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. What sets the successful projects apart is the ability to maintain safety, quality, and productivity. Key metrics and scoreboards help maintain focus on those important measures that have the most effect on SQP.

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A CLEAN Workspace Is a Safe & Productive Workspace

Good housekeeping is all about the phrase “a place for everything, and everything in its place.” On a jobsite or in the office, this means keeping our work areas clean and uncluttered, which is especially important when we’re sharing those areas with others. By engaging in good housekeeping practices and taking ownership of LEAN ideas, we can all be more productive and work more safely together.

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The Big 5 of LEAN Construction

LEANSharing our ideas and values with others.

 

When we look at projects at McKenney’s, there are several areas where LEAN principles and waste reduction can really make an impact. Here’s how you can help!

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Housekeeping: Why Is It So Important?

LEANHousekeeping. It’s something we hear about on every site and every shop we work in. We clean at the end of a shift, when a customer comes through, when people come to visit our area, and at many other times. But why is it so important?

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LEAN in the Field = Added Value for our Customers

LEANThanks to everyone’s continuous involvement in our LEAN initiative, we have submitted over 600 ideas so far this year, saving more than $200,000! These numbers are proof of the positive impact we can have when we work together to incorporate LEAN processes in the office, in our shops and in the field. (more…)

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