Introduction to Lean Construction

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Introduction to Lean Construction

  1. 1. LEAN FOR CONSTRUCTION
  2. 2. The Horrible 90's Statistics… • 91 % of the projects in India Big and Small are delayed • 94 % of the projects in India are overrun in costs by 15% • 99% of the projects show low job satisfaction for employees • 92 % of first time customers don’t want to repeat the contractors/builders • 90% of people did not like the finished product – expectation vs reality Courtesy – i Talent - Nagpur
  3. 3. WORLD OF WASTE
  4. 4. WASTAGES Basic Contents of work Anything beyond the absolute minimum Materials, Machines and Labor….. Is WASTE
  5. 5. EXAMPLES OF WASTE ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Poor Design Poor Constructability Poor Layout Excessive Staff Poor Procurement Lack of Flow of Work Lack of Co-ordination Poor Planning Inefficient processes ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Inefficiency in Machinery working Wastages of Materials Overrun in Time Overrun in Cost Adversarial Relationships Disputes Arbitration And so on……
  6. 6. WASTAGES CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 40 – 60 % DR.TARIQ ABDEL HAMID, Prof. Construction Management, Michigan Univ. Construction Industry Institute (USA)
  7. 7. ACCEPTED GENERAL WASTAGE 40 – 60 % SOLUTION : LEAN CONSTRUCTION
  8. 8. LEAN CONSTRUCTION INSPIRATION TOYATA PRODUCTION SYSTEM (TPS)
  9. 9. DEFINITION LEAN CONSTRUCTION Lean construction is a “way to design production systems to minimize waste of materials, time, and effort in order to generate the maximum possible amount of value” (Koskela et al. 2002) Optimizing Efforts, Minimizing Costs and Time, Reducing Waste, Creating Value What Best Can be done, Should be done
  10. 10. LEAN CONSTRUCTION TOOLS Value stream mapping Waste walk & Reduction Building Information Modeling(BIM) 5 Whys A3 reports Poke-a-yoke Partnering Last Planner
  11. 11. ALL FUNDAMENTALS Collaboration Flow Cheering No Stress Lean Construction (Fundamentals) Kaizen Monitoring at close intervals Pull Team
  12. 12. Benefits of Lean Construction TIME COSTS QUALITY BEST VALUE PEACEFUL AMBIENCE

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