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Lean and Cleaner Production [electronic resource] : Applications in Prefabrication to Reduce Carbon Emissions.

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Main Author: Wu, Peng.
Other Names: Low, Sui Pheng.
Published: Dordrecht : Springer, 2013.
Topics: Lean manufacturing. | Manufacturing processes - Environmental aspects - Congresses. | Production management - Environmental aspects - Congresses. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: SpringerLink Link to Lean and Cleaner Production (access limited to Benedictine University patrons)
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (362 pages)
Includes: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9783642420627 (electronic bk.)
3642420621 (electronic bk.)

Summary: This book explains how in moving towards Cleaner Production, the Lean Production Philosophy can be applied to reduce carbon emissions in prefabrication - one major source of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions which contribute to global climate change. This book examines theories and principles in the Lean Production Philosophy to develop situation-based carbon reduction strategies for precast concrete manufacturers and contractors in terms of Site layout, Supply Chain, Production, Stocks and Installation Management. It presents the empirical findings of surveys and case studies with managers a.
Notes: 4.6.3 Results from the Pilot Study: Precaster B.

More Details for: Lean and Cleaner Production : Applicatio