Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Quantified KM value case story 140 - construction time saved at AFCONS

This story describes how AFCONS Infrastructure saved 100 days in a big construction project



Chenab bridge, an AFCONS project
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By bhisham pratap padha from Jammu, India -
IMG_7770b, CC BY-SA 2.0, 
AFCONS Infrastructure is an infrastructure company, we work on large public infrastructure projects like ports, metros, expressways, bridges, and tunnels. AFCONS won the MAKE award in 2016 and 2017, and the MIKE awards at Global, Asia, and India levels in 2019 and 2018. The AFCONS KM model is a traditional practice-based one, including


In a recent article, Rudolf D'Souza, the CKO at AFCONS, describes the value KM has brought to the organisation as follows:

"We do have big impact stories to share of how KM has benefited the company. The completion of India’s first twin underground metro tunnels under the Hooghly River 100 days before time is an example. Until a few years back, the typical life cycle of a project was five years. Today, characteristically the time frame is three years, and in some cases even 24 months. This time frame includes the lean period when work is reduced because of the weather". 

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