Self-perform is a hot topic in the construction industry, but what is it exactly and why does it matter? When self-performing, the lead general contractor on a project completes certain construction activities, such as concrete, carpentry, or framing work, with its own skilled labor force.
Often, s… Read more
The construction industry is facing a serious shortage of skilled craft labor. As a self-perform contractor, we use our own field forces to execute a large portion of our construction projects, heightening the importance of a strong workforce. We are working to address the labor shortage and recruit… Read more
Brasfield & Gorrie recently completed the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Center for Advanced Pediatrics (CHOA-CAP), an eight-story outpatient, non-emergency facility in Brookhaven, Georgia. Housing multiple pediatric clinics, programs, and specialists together under one roof, the center is t… Read more
Our company applied Lean techniques to hurricane planning and preparation in advance of the 2017 hurricane season, which turned out to be one of the most active and destructive hurricane seasons of all time. The teams involved followed a Lean process: plan, do, check, adjust. The result was a host o… Read more
I recently represented B&G Equipment and Supply (BGES) at the Tower Cranes North America Conference, an event that provided a unique leaning and networking opportunity for the tower crane community. The event was held in Miami, Florida, and was organized by KHL Group and its magazines, American … Read more