Media tagged with "Thought Leadership"

Jun
13

The Evolution of Construction Safety

Tags: Safety, Construction, Thought Leadership

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Not even 100 years ago, there was an alarming acceptance that people would almost certainly die on large and risky projects, explains Southland Industries’ Henry Nutt in Consulting-Specifying Engineer.

Article
Jun
13

Autodesk University 2019

Tags: Thought Leadership, Event, Information Technology

London

Tuesday, June 18

(Preconference Session)

2:15-3:15 PM

“Joint Venture Operational Efficiency Transformed with Workspot GPU Workstations Running in Microsoft Azure”

Israel Sumano, Sr. Director of IT Infrastructure at Southland Industries, a billion-dollar MEP firm, combined forces with 5 AEC firms to create Penn First, a joint venture (JV) that is developing an innovative new hospital. 

Event
Jun
05

3 VR Myths That Are Unreal

Tags: Thought Leadership, CFD, Virtual Reality, Technology

Article | techopedia
Negative sentiments surrounding virtual reality (VR) will likely let up over time. In 10 years, for instance, VR could very well be the norm in the day-to-day lives of many people, explains Dr. Mehran Salehi, a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analyst with Southland Engineering.

Article
Jun
05

NATE Magazine: Certification Matters

Tags: Thought Leadership, Education

Article | NATE Magazine May Edition
NATE (North American Technician Excellence) certification helps ensure a steady supply of trained, qualified HVACR technicians in the United States.

Article
May
21

Advancing Construction Technology

Tags: Event, BIM, Technology, Information Technology, Thought Leadership

Swissotel Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Join Judd Fuoto, Senior BIM Analyst at Southland Industries, and a host of other industry experts for Advancing Construction Technology, the annual summit dedicated to improving operational productivity, quality and safety. 

Event
Apr
24

Lean Construction Congress

Tags: Thought Leadership, Conference, Lean Construction

Helsinki, Finland
Southland Industries’ Jessica Kelley will be a keynote speaker at the Lean Construction Institute’s “Lean Construction Congress” in Helsinki, Finland. Entitled “Optimizing Prefabrication with Lean,” Kelley’s presentation will focus on...

Event
Apr
22

ENR Webinar

Tags: Thought Leadership, Lean Construction

Southland Industries’ Jessica Kelley will be a speaker at “Setting Up for Lean Construction: Tips and Tricks for Reducing Waste, Rework and Delay,” an Engineering News-Record (ENR) webinar on April 24, 2019.

Event
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.

Article
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.

Article
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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