This article describes construction project cost control techniques without the use of special tools or software…and with the help of organizational process assets (OPAs).
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While much has been written about “repair or replace” decisions, not much has been written about the practical considerations necessary to ensure that equipment modernization projects achieve their objectives in a sustained way.
During the execution of the four major pre-casting operations (casting, finishing, storage and transportation of the pre-cast elements to site), care should be taken with regards to every possible safety and health hazard that is expected to occur. Keep these nine potential hazards at the pre-cast yards in mind.
In his previous article, the author tackled the management of safety and health related to precast yards. In this article, we will concentrate on the execution phase (production of the pre-cast elements) on large projects.
In August, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the U.S. state of California dumped 96 million black plastic balls into its primary drinking water reservoir. It wasn't an accident. The ball dump was the culmination of a project to protect the city's water supply.