Library

1 Search via interactive Best Practices Map Click Here

3 Search by Category and/or Document Type

Need Help? Check the Library User's Guide

Documents categorized:

Construction Performance

Report

Benchmarking Projects Publication

A Framework for Total Productivity Measurement of Construction Projects

Construction Performance

This research report from the University of Alberta NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Strategic Construction Modeling and Delivery proposes a framework for measuring construction project productivity with a methodology which takes into consideration ALL resources used in the project: labour, equipment, energy, material and other expenses. Input parameters are categorized and defined. Future research will… Read more »

Report

WorkFace Planning Publication

Framework to Assess Impacts of AWP

Construction Performance

This research report from the University of Alberta NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Strategic Construction Modeling and Delivery presents a robust methodology for assessing the benefits of AWP implementation (i.e. improved project performance), as well as incremental costs due to AWP implementation. Ultimately, organizations will be able to collect relevant data which can be used… Read more »

Project Best Practice

Modularization Strategy Best Practice

Module Assembly Best Practice

Construction Performance

This module assembly framework has been developed as a guideline to assist all module stakeholders in developing their own project specific module assembly plan. Rather than create a document that attempts to address all possible considerations through a module project lifecycle this best practice tool is based on using “principles” as a means of conveying… Read more »

Project Best Practice

Benchmarking Projects Best Practice

Benchmarking Projects

Construction Performance

This is a summary document describing the COAA projects around industrial project performance benchmarking. There has been two final reports; Alberta Report 1 and Alberta Report 2. These efforts have been conducted by the Benchmarking committee. Click here to be directed to the CII website for training and log-in information to COAA’s Benchmarking system.

Project Best Practice

Project Rework Reduction Tool Best Practice

Project Rework Reduction Tool

Construction Performance

This tool targets reducing overall project direct cost of redoing work. Supported by research, this tool targets the highest factors causing rework on a project by conducting project assessments at key points during the project. The resulting project rating helps identify areas of weakness that need to be addressed before the problem becomes a reality… Read more »

Report

Project Rework Reduction Tool Templates and Tools

Project Rework Reduction Tool with supplementary information

Construction Performance

This tool targets reducing overall project direct cost of redoing work. Supported by research, this tool targets the highest factors causing rework on a project by conducting project assessments at key points during the project. The resulting project rating helps identify areas of weakness that need to be addressed before the problem becomes a reality… Read more »

Research

Benchmarking Projects Publication

Alberta Report 1 COAA Major Projects Benchmarking Summary

Construction Performance

This report summarizes the results of the first series of project assessments completed in October 2008. The COAA embarked on a benchmarking initiative in 2003, engaging the Construction Industry Institute (CII) at the University of Texas in Austin to develop a benchmarking system which would assess project performance considering the unique characteristics of Alberta major… Read more »