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Apr
26
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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Internship

Tags: Interns

Whether this is your first internship or your third, knowing how to take full advantage of your experience can be the difference between a successful and stressful summer. Each internship will be different, but there are always opportunities for you to stand out amongst your peers.

Apr
12
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Top Six Mistakes Made on IPD Projects

The integrated project delivery (IPD) method encourages all involved trade partners to share the risk and success of a project. While this ensures that team members are entering the project with the same mentality and goals, mistakes are still likely to be made. Not all IPD projects are the same, but there are common mistakes made that can make or break a project.

Mar
31
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Women in Construction: Utilizing Existing Tools for Leadership Development

Southland Industries’ Michelle Peters and Jessica Baker recently collaborated with Pankow Builders on a Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) panel featuring six unique individuals. The panel focused on how leadership impacts the success of projects, careers, and lives.

Mar
01
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The Success of Collaboration

Tags: Lean, BIM, Safety

In February 2016, Southland Industries had just finished up a full HVAC, mechanical piping, plumbing, and process piping design-build scope for a research and development lab in South San Francisco. 

Feb
15
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Reorganizing the Las Vegas Fabrication Shop

A few months ago, Southland’s Las Vegas fabrication shop began to notice an excess of material inventory, unused equipment, issues with deliveries, and allocating space for existing equipment. These issues, and more, resulted in a slew of inefficiencies for the shop. At Southland, efficiency is key in all realms of work. The more efficient we can be; the best product our clients receive. 

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