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Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997. The Institute operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. We have these broad goals:

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

CHICAGO - The 1,400 acre Whiting oil refinery, located within 20 miles of Chicago in Whiting, Ind., is one of the largest inland oil refineries in the world, capable of processing 400,000 barrels of oil per day. It contains an endless tangle of pipes, valves, and industrial equipment, and thus has more than 20 active construction sites at any given point in time to remain in operation. There are between 700 and 1,000 craftsmen on the site each day working on live units.