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Six Steps to Successfully Implement Innovation- and Construction-Related Technologies

I firmly believe that there is no better time to be involved in the construction industry than right now. With the demand for construction-related tasks on the rise, there has never been a greater need to implement new technologies, decrease waste, and increase productivity. This can be a daunting challenge given the current pressures already on our existing project teams…. Read more

Three Tips for Pursuing LEED Certification on Your Next Project

October 11, 2018 – 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 the first of its kind in Georgia and welcomed its first patient in July 2018…. Read more

Applying Lean Techniques to Hurricane Planning and Preparation

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 of lessons learned that were applied to planning efforts for the 2018 hurricane season…. Read more

Improving Tower Crane Operations with Virtual Design and Construction

August 8, 2018 – 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 Cranes & Transport and International Cranes and Specialized Transport, and the partner association for the event, Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association…. Read more