Photo Courtesy of Turner Construction Co. All three shifts of Turner workers at Madison Square Garden paused for on-site talk. Related Links: Frank Gilbreth's Bricklaying Ergonomics Harvard Business Review: Lean Service Machine To drive home the importance of lean construction practices in project delivery as well as jobsite safety, Turner Construction Co. paused its 45,000-person staff and subcontractor workforce in North America for 30-minute to one-hour tutorials, delivered company-wide on Sept. 4 to all shifts. This year's "safety stand-down" is the eighth annual post-Labor Day event the contractor has held to push the message of job safety."This was a chance
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.