Media tagged with "Thought Leadership"

Apr
10

Our Industry is Broken

Tags: AEC, Engineering, Safety, Thought Leadership

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

When the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is compared to others, it is clear that we are behind on major advancements and safety protocols. Over 70 percent of projects within the AEC industry are over budget or delivered behind schedule, or both, explains Southland Engineering’s Erin Miller.

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Mar
06

Leaning into Construction Safety

Tags: Construction, Safety, Thought Leadership

Article | Occupational Health & Safety

What makes operating a site under Lean principles different and inherently safer than other sites is the active role that each team member takes, along with the understanding that all voices have equal representation when it comes to creating a project flow that maximizes value and minimizes waste, explains Henry Nutt, Sheet Metal General Superintendent at Southland Industries.

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Mar
06

Virtual Reality: The 3-D Solution to an Engineer’s 2-D Problem

Tags: Engineering, Virtual Reality, VR, CFD, Thought Leadership

Article | Propmodo
Virtual reality (VR) has proved useful to a wide range of applications in architecture, medicine and, of course, the ever-growing gaming industry. The next industry poised for transformation thanks to VR is the design-build industry, explains Mehran Salehi, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst at Southland Industries.

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Feb
21

Leadership by the Seat of Your Pants? There Is a Better Way

Tags: Thought Leadership, LCI, Awards

Podcast | The Constructrr

Henry Nutt, Sheet Metal General Superintendent at Southland Industries, recently joined other industry experts for the Lean Construction Institute’s (LCI) “The Constructrr” podcast. Among other topics, Nutt addressed the path he took to become an LCI Pioneer Award winner and what we can learn from it.

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Nov
19

How Lean Leaders are Changing the Industry

Tags: LEAN, Thought Leadership

Article | Lean Construction Blog
Through opportunities as a design engineer at Southland Industries, as well as her involvement with the Lean Construction Institution’s Lean Leader group, Erin Miller has learned how Lean practices can transform a project, and how important engaging the next generation of professionals is to full industry transformation. 

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Nov
19

The Black Box Dilemma

Tags: CFD, Engineering, Thought Leadership

Article | Digital Engineering
Abdullah Karimi, CFD analyst for Southland Industries, uses fluid dynamics programs to examine airflow and heat distribution and develop the best heating solutions for his company’s clients. His first tip: Never use the first iteration of automatically generated mesh.

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Jan
18

ENR Southwest’s 2018 Top Young Professionals

Tags: Forward Thinking, Thought Leadership, Engineering, Southwest

Article | ENR

Southland Industries’ Corey Wallace was recently named as one of Top Young Professionals for ENR Southwest. Wallace serves as a fire protection engineer for all of Southland’s divisions throughout the US. He oversees a group of engineers and designers, providing strategic and operational direction to his company and clients.

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Jan
18

ENR Southwest’s 2018 Top Young Professionals

Tags: Forward Thinking, Thought Leadership, Engineering, Southwest

Article | ENR

Southland Industries’ Corey Wallace was recently named as one of Top Young Professionals for ENR Southwest. Wallace serves as a fire protection engineer for all of Southland’s divisions throughout the US. He oversees a group of engineers and designers, providing strategic and operational direction to his company and clients.

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Jan
09

From Intern to CEO: Southland Industries’ Ted Lynch Shares his Story

Tags: Ted Lynch, Thought Leadership, Internship

Article | Chief Executive

Southland Industries’ CEO Ted Lynch brings a unique perspective to the job, having started out with the engineering and contracting company as an intern and working his way up to the top.

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Oct
20

ENR: THE TOP 600 SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS

Tags: Thought Leadership

After eight years of growth, the market still is thriving. Further, most firms believe it will continue to improve through the end of 2018 and have backlogs to prove it. But some firms are beginning to become wary about what 2019 will bring, both for the market and the economy as a whole.

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