man-hour


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man-hour

a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour

man-hour

[′man‚au̇r]
(industrial engineering)
A unit of measure representing one person working for one hour.

man-hour

A unit of work equal to the output of one man working for 1 hour.
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The Suits traveled to Mobile, are bunking double in a local hotel just like the crews do, and are committed to doing their work - rehabilitating almost 2500 feet of pipe - no matter how many man-hours it takes.
SK E&C's reputation was polished even more when it completed the project without a single on-the-job accident, bringing its cumulative accident-free record to the 41-million man-hour mark, still a record from Korean construction companies operating overseas".
The Army is making efforts to change critical STAMIS reporting fields to improve maintenance man-hour reporting.
Made up of very hard to come by information on typical ship repair labor expectations for accurate man-hour forecasting and cost estimation.
Meanwhile, taking on more profitable work (which often causes man-hours to climb) is a disincentive for foundries trying to satisfy a MH/ton target.
This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to reducing raw material and packaging waste, reducing overhead costs, increasing overall equipment effectiveness, and increase the number of units produced per man-hour and other statements that are not historical fact, the achievement of which involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions.
This is almost three times the man-hours required to complete construction of the Burj Khalifa (22 million man-hours).
10 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company's Turkey Point nuclear power plant today received a special award recognizing the plant's safety accomplishment of five million man-hours without a lost-time accident.
working more than one million man-hours per year, according to the
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Compared to other technologies or traditional surveying, we have been consistently proven to save our clients millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours.