Monthly Archives: April 2011

Government Support for Training

Are you an organisation who is involved with any of the following •    Quarrying •    Timer frame •    Concrete •    Brick and block •    Windows and doors •    Building products •    Materials supply •    Steel manufacture and fabrication •    Shopfitting … Continue reading

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Asset Management responds to CSR cuts

With public sector cuts happening across the board now, tangible benefits need to land today not some time in the future. The reduction in the amount of space used by the public sector is one obvious target but there is … Continue reading

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DCC Contract Services

Sector: Local Authority Location: Dundee Project: Improve Gas Servicing & Reduce Abortive Calls

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Business Improvement Techniques N/SVQ

Applied to the Built Environment Available to all UK based organisations

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Scottish Building Federation Lean Case Study

Sector: Construction (Main Contractor) Location: Glasgow Project: Dumbarton Sheriff’s Court Value: £7.8 Million

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Family Housing Association – Lean improvement

Sector: Social Housing Location: Swansea Project: Improve Void refurbishment lead time and cost

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Lean Workout

6ix exists to help organisations deploy and reap the benefits of lean thinking. Most companies understand conceptually the power of lean thinking, but need help when it comes to “Lean Doing”. The good news is that we know how to … Continue reading

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ASW Wellington – Social Housing

Sector:  Social Housing Project:  3 different workstreams Value: £4 Million

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Case Study – Cowlin – Improve productivity

Sector:  Construction Project: Swansea University Location: Pembrokeshire

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Construction Skills Lean Sustainability Project

“Highly efficient and productive operations also deliver significant environmental sustainability benefits”. 

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