Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words WASTES IN WORK ENVIRONMENT.

  1. 1. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alternative Test Methods for Mine Trucks and Loaders to Reduce Environmental Impact, Improve Lead Time and Productivity

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Petter Aksnes; [2019]
    Keywords : operations development; deviations; wastes; production flow; machine testing; verksamhetsutveckling; avvikelser; slöserier; produktionsflöde; maskinprovning;

    Abstract : Epiroc manufactures and develops equipment for the mining and infrastructure industry. This thesis has been performed at Epiroc Underground Rock Excavation (URE) in Örebro, the company’s largest production unit for underground machines. In this project MH machines (material handling) have been investigated, i.e loaders and trucks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the Strategic Benefits of the ITS Implementation at the Värta Port

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Eric Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Strategic project evaluation; lean in shipping; transport; competitive advantage; Lean i transportsektorn; Strategisk projektutvärdering; Konkurrensfördel.;

    Abstract : When City of Stockholm wanted to build apartments on land used and controlled by Ports of Stockholm a project was initiated with the purpose of accommodating this request. The project meant that one of the piers at the Värta Port was expanded and the ITS system was implemented at said pier. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maintenance as a contributor in green production systems : Interviews with Volvo, Scania, and Dynamate

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Metin Önder; [2014]
    Keywords : Lean; Green production; Maintenance; Environmental sustainability; Proactive mind-set; Sustainable maintenance; TPM; Lean Green Maintenance; Lifecycle inventory mapping;

    Abstract : This thesis reviews and analyses the potential impact of maintenance on the fulfilment of Green Production Systems. Overall aim is to highlight how maintenance may contribute to decreasing the environmental impact of production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Toward a Web-based Application to Resolve Physical Pulse Board Issues

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation

    Author : Mahdi Dinparvar; Navid Torabi; [2013]
    Keywords : Lean; Product development; Lean Product Development System; Visual Planning; Pulse board;

    Abstract : A decade ago, Toyota, an automobile manufacturer from Japan, came up with a new production system which started the automobile industry called “Lean manufacturing”. Over time, the popularity of the system became apparent and it became the Toyota Production System (TPS). READ MORE