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Should BIM Schedules be Independent of Overall Project Schedules?

An overall project schedule (OPS) is one of the most important planning tools available to any construction team.  The most successful projects include BIM workflows in their OPS.  Here are three best practices I have observed on projects that leverage BIM for the most value.

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Tags: BIM & Construction Technology, Tips & Tricks

The Road-map to World Class Safety: Six Core Leading Indicators

In our previous blog post, we explored the idea that a large percentage of job site accidents and injuries could be preventable if certain “Common Causes” were identified and addressed. The ABC 2018 Safety Performance Report takes that line of thought even further and issues the challenge that “all incidents are preventable” in a culture “where safety is considered a moral obligation not just for leadership,

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Tags: Safety

A High-Rise Game Changer

The McKenney’s team installed plumbing and HVAC systems for a new 10-story, mixed-use office and retail tower at a high-profile destination in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

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Tags: Project Highlights

The Power of Merging Digital and Analog Personal Organization

I have been an advocate of combined analog and digital organization since the early 2000’s, when I took a job, where my predecessor was fully entrenched in endless stacks of paper and very scatter-brained. Subsequently, I developed an evolving system over the last 18 years that has served well. I find myself teaching this system to almost every new employee. 

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions

Technology at McKenney’s

 There has never been a more exciting time to be in technology. The pace of change is extraordinary, and you don’t have to look far to see how devices such as the Google Home smart speaker, are changing our homes, or how Amazon is changing our shopping experiences. So, what is McKenney’s doing to keep pace with the speed of this digital transformation?

 

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