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Prefabrication 2.0: Resetting the Construction Supply Chain

Once dismissed by skeptics as a risky idea destined to diminish construction quality, prefabrication is now universally embraced as an industry best practice. Companies in…

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  • Charleston
  • Florida
  • Miami
  • offsite prefabrication
  • prefabrication
  • South Carolina
  • supply chain management

Robins & Morton receives Million Hour Safety Award for North Carolina work

Robins & Morton received the Million Hour Safety Award from the North Carolina Department of Labor and Safety and Health Council of North Carolina at…

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  • Million Hour Safety Award
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina Department of Labor
  • OSHA
  • Raleigh
  • Safety and Health Council

Using QR Codes to Streamline Specifications at Halifax Health Deltona

It’s common for changes to occur on plans and drawings for any construction team, which can make keeping up with finished schedule, layout, and mechanical,…

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  • Deltona
  • Florida
  • Halifax Health
  • Procore
  • Project Management
  • QR Codes
  • Solutions
  • Technology

Modern Healthcare ranks Robins & Morton No. 2 contractor

In its 2019 survey of construction and design companies, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Robins & Morton second among the top general contractors in healthcare construction,…

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  • Construction and Design Survey
  • Modern Healthcare
  • Top General Contractors

Tackling Workforce Shortages Through Mentorship

At a time in the AEC industry where workforce challenges are ever-present, there have been several efforts that have proven most effective in recruiting top…

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  • ACE Mentor Program of America
  • AEC
  • Alabama
  • architecture
  • Birmingham
  • construction
  • education
  • engineering
  • mentorship
  • scholarships

Birmingham Orthodontics breaks ground on new office building in Hoover

Robins & Morton, Birmingham Orthodontics and KPS Group gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Birmingham Orthodontics’ new office building in Hoover, Alabama, on May 3….

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  • Alabama
  • Birmingham Orthodontics
  • Hoover
  • KPS Group

The Science of How

By Jeff Palombo, Vice President of Safety Operations at Robins & Morton Human Performance. It’s a phrase you often hear associated with sociological principles, Lean,…

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  • critical steps
  • equity huddles
  • fair accountability
  • Human Performance Approach
  • Lean
  • post-task planning
  • pre-task planning
  • questioning attitude
  • safety
  • self-checking
  • stop work authority
  • team forums

From the Field: Quality at the Source

Every construction team wants to build world-class quality into its project – there should be no question about that. With a relentless focus on quality,…

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  • craft workers
  • quality
  • quality assurance
  • quality at the source
  • quality control
  • quality management

Robins & Morton, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority break ground on Phase II, Crisis Stabilization Unit

Robins & Morton, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA), McMillian Pazdan Smith and community members gathered to mark the groundbreaking of the new Crisis Stabilization Unit…

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  • Behavioral Health
  • Cherokee
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • group therapy
  • North Carolina
  • rehabilitation
  • substance abuse
  • treatment center
  • wellness

The Sustainable Standard

As sustainable design and construction expands to meet the increasingly specific needs of institutions, healthcare clients face new choices when they build. An activity long…

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  • 2030
  • energy efficiency
  • Green Globes
  • LEED
  • Sustainability
  • v4
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