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LCI honors Christian Pikel, with Chairman’s Award at upcoming LCI Congress

Monday, September 28, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – Sept. 28, 2020 — The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) will recognize The ReAlignment Group’s Christian Pikel for his work moving the design and construction industry forward through LCI’s mission by honoring him with the Chairman Aw...

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LCI honors Dean Reed, with Pioneer Award at upcoming LCI Congress

Monday, September 28, 2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – Sept. 21, 2020 — The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) will recognize DPR Construction’s Dean Reed for his outstanding service to the construction industry and the Lean community by honoring him with the Pioneer Award at its 22nd Ann...

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LCI Announces Enterprise-Level Access to Interactive eLearning Program

Monday, October 14, 2019

24/7 eLearning available anywhere, anytime, from any device Arlington, Va. – September 30, 2019 — Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is pleased to announce the availability of Enterprise-Level access to the organization’s eLearning program for corpor...

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LCI honors Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, McCarthy Building Companies, with Chairman’s Award at upcoming LCI Congress

Sunday, October 13, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – Oct. 09, 2019 — Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, McCarthy Building Companies, will receive the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) Chairman’s Award for his contributions to the Institute and the design and construction industry as a whole. T...

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LCI honors Victor Sanvido, Southland Industries, with Pioneer Award at upcoming LCI Congress

Sunday, October 13, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – Oct. 09, 2019 — The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) will recognize Dr. Victor Sanvido for his outstanding service to the construction industry and the Lean community by honoring him with the Pioneer Award at its 21st Annual Congres...

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New Construction Project Validation Guide Published

Friday, May 24, 2019

Arlington, Va. – May 15 2019 — The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) published a new guide for construction project validation based on research to lead teams to achieve common goals and maximize value to the owner within budget. The Project Validat...

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LCI honors Rebecca Snelling, JE Dunn Construction, with Chairman’s Award at upcoming LCI Congress

Monday, October 8, 2018

Arlington, Va. – Oct. 8, 2018 — Rebecca Snelling, JE Dunn Construction, will receive the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) Chairman’s Award for her contributions to LCI and the wider design and construction industry. Rebecca began her Lean journey 1...

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LCI honors Henry Nutt, Southland Industries, with Pioneer Award at upcoming LCI Congress

Monday, October 1, 2018

Arlington, Va. – Oct. 1, 2018 — The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) will honor Henry Nutt, Southland Industries, with the Pioneer Award at the 20th Annual LCI Congress for his thought-leadership in the design and construction industry. Henry Nutt,...

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LCI Immersive Education Program launches e-Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The LCI Immersive Education Program launched its first e-Learning course, Introduction to Last Planner System®, to make practical Lean education more accessible to practitioners with busy schedules. The Introduction to Last Planner System® e-Learnin...

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LCI Recognizes Bevan Mace, Ph.D. with Chairman’s Award

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Each year, the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) grants its Chairman’s Award to individuals or an organization that has assisted LCI in transforming the built environment through Lean techniques and tools. For the 2017 Chairman’s Award, LCI has chose...

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LCI Recognizes Michael Bade with the Prestigious 2017 Pioneer Award

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Each year, the Lean Construction Institute’s Board of Directors selects an exceptional individual or organization to receive LCI’s prestigious Pioneer Award. The award is granted annually to those who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the a...

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8th Annual Lean Construction Summit to Explore How Lean Construction can Improve the Delivery of Capital Projects

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lean Construction Institute is proud to co-present the 8th Annual Lean Construction Summit on June 17, where hundreds of Lean professionals will come together to learn how organizations have effectively implemented LEAN Construction as a project deli...

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Kristin Hill Joins Lean Construction Institute as Director of Education Programs

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

As Director of Education Programs, Kristin Hill will support the Lean Construction Institute’s Education Committee as the newest addition to the LCI team, starting March 20, 2017. Kristin’s previous experience coaching Lean and helping companies rea...

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LCI welcomes a new Manager, Communities of Practice

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) welcomes Denise Erminger to our team as the new Manager, Communities of Practice (CoP) Relations. Denise will provide leadership and staff support for the LCI Practice Committee and the nationwide network of LCI’...

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Lean Projects are Three Times More Likely to Complete Ahead of Schedule According to Dodge Data & Analytics' Research

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Dodge Data & Analytics recently benchmarked the current state of capital project delivery performance and found a statistically significant correlation between use of Lean methods and better project outcomes. High Lean intensity projects were three t...

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Ten Deep-Dive Lean and IPD Case Studies Show Striking Uniformity of Project Success

Friday, November 25, 2016

Canada’s Integrated Project Delivery Alliance (IPDA) and the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) from the US are pleased to announce the release of “Motivation and Means: How and Why Lean and IPD Lead to Success,” a set of jointly sponsored case studie...

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Lean Construction Institute Names Balfour Beatty’s Mark Konchar Board Chairman

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) has named Mark Konchar the incoming chairman of its board of directors, a one-year term that will commence on Jan. 1, 2017. As Balfour Beatty Construction’s chief of innovation, Konchar currently serves as the bo...

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Lean Construction Institute Holds Record-Setting LCI Congress Event in Chicago, Illinois

Friday, October 14, 2016

October 15, 2016 (Arlington, Virginia) – Lean Construction Institute once again brought the Lean Construction community together October 3-7 for its 18th annual LCI Congress in Chicago, Illinois. There, hundreds of organizations came together to fur...

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LCI Recognizes Sutter Health with Pioneer Award

Thursday, September 29, 2016

(Arlington, Virginia) – Lean Construction Institute (LCI) today announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to award its highest annual recognition, the Pioneer Award, to Sutter Health. The award recognizes an individual or organizati...

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LCI Recognizes Hal Macomber with Chairman’s Award

Monday, September 19, 2016

(Arlington, Virginia) – Lean Construction Institute (LCI) today announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to present Hal Macomber with its Chairman’s Award. This award is LCI’s premier annual recognition for an individual who has se...

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AGC Agrees to Allow LCI Members Discounted Lean Construction Education Program Materials!

Monday, June 13, 2016

AGC Agrees to Allow LCI Members Discounted Lean Construction Education Program Materials! "New Benefit for LCI Members" LCI members are now be able to purchase AGC Lean Construction Education Program course materials at the AGC member rate. This wi...

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Annual Design Forum to Showcase Leading Voices in Lean Design

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Lean Construction Institute, in collaboration with Project Production Systems Laboratory (P2SL) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), is bringing architects and designers together June 1-2 for its annual Design Forum in Chicago, IL. The LC...

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Lean Construction Institute Announces New Collaborative Book from Leading Lean Professionals

Thursday, January 14, 2016

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute (LCI) has published a collection of white papers from the country's leading Lean Design and Construction professionals, "Transforming Design and Construction: A Framework for Change." This publica...

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Balfour Beatty Construction Advances Lean Journey at LCI Congress 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lean design and construction champions from Balfour Beatty Construction joined industry peers, building owners and trade partners to collaborate and share ideas at the recent 17th Annual Lean Construction Institute (LCI) Cong...

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LCI Recognizes Bernita Beikmann with Chairman's Award

Monday, September 28, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute (LCI) today announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to award Bernita Beikmann of HKS Architects with the Chairman's Award, LCI's premier annual recognition for an individual who...

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LCI Recognizes Iris Tommelein with Prestigious Pioneer Award

Monday, September 28, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute (LCI) today announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to award its highest annual recognition, the Pioneer Award, to Iris Tommelein. The award recognizes an individual or organiza...

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Lean Construction Institute Introduces New Safety Management Resources for Design and Construction Industries

Friday, July 17, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute has published a new library of safety training resources for the Design and Construction community, available online at https://www.leanconstruction.org/lci-safety. "Every year, more than 80,000 w...

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Lean Construction Institute Announces 17th Annual LCI Congress, October 12-16, 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute will host the Lean design/construction community October 12-16 at its annual LCI Congress in Boston, MA. There, hundreds of Lean organizations will come together to further their mission to elimina...

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Delivering Better Design Technically and Aesthetically: Key Focus of Design Forum, June 17-18

Friday, May 29, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute, in collaboration with Project Production Systems Laboratory (P2SL) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), is bringing the design community together June 17-18 for its annual Design Forum...

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Lean Construction Institute Introduces New Members-Only Lean Implementation Resources

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) -- Lean Construction Institute has published a new library of members-only resources to facilitate Lean construction implementation, available online at www.leanconstruction.org. These materials further the organization's missio...

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James Pease Gives a Webinar on Reliable Delivery of Capital Projects with Lean Integrated Project Delivery

Friday, January 9, 2015

(Arlington, Virginia) James Pease, the Senior Project Manager for Sutter Health Facility and Property Services, will give a lecture "Reliable Delivery of Capital Projects with Lean Integrated Project Delivery." Seminar participation is $75 for member...

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David Umstot Hosts Lean Construction Institute (LCI) Webinar on Target Value Design for Businesses

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2014) - Dave Umstot is a well-respected speaker in the Lean Construction community. He will give a Webinar on "Target Value Design" on November 21, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST. Learn more by visiting:...

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LCI Recognizes Romano Nickerson with Annual Chairman's Award

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) today announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to award Romano Nickerson, Boulder Associates Architects the Chairman's Award, LCI's premier annual recognition for an individual who has served t...

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LCI Recognizes Walt Disney Imagineering With Annual Pioneer Award

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) today announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to award the Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) organization the Pioneer Award, LCI's highest annual recognition. The award recognizes an individual o...

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Success with San Diego Lean Project Delivery Highlighted at International Conference in Oslo

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

San Diego, CA, July 7, 2014 - How did the San Diego Community College District, a public agency, save an average of $900,000 per project, save $13.6M in change orders over past experience, yield an additional $7.7M in project savings and reduce maint...

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Lean Models for Information Exchange Deliver a More Effective "Big Room"

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Utilizing the "big room"-collocating all project team members onsite in a single environment to achieve true integrated project delivery (IPD) can be the best way to drive efficiency, reduce waste, and improve project outcomes through a shared pain/s...

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New Standard Construction Management Agreement Clarifies Costs & Fees in CM Agency Contracts

Monday, January 27, 2014

WASHINGTON -- Today, the ConsensusDocs Coalition is publishing a new Construction Management Agency standard agreement. The ConsensusDocs 830 Agreement Between Owner and Construction Manager (CM Provides General Conditions) and related exhibits will...

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2013 TURNER PRIZE RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED

Friday, November 8, 2013

National Building Museum and Turner Construction Honor Lean Construction Institute WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Building Museum and Turner Construction Company present the 11th Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction to Lean Construc...

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SMACNA MEMBERS TO SEE MORE LEAN CONSTRUCTION EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) announced that it recently signed a mutual agreement—a memorandum of understanding—with the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) of Arlington, Va.

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Growing Lean - Skender Construction Shares Lean Techniques to Build ICU Efficiently

Friday, May 24, 2013

Skender Construction and its trade partners recently experienced how Lean Construction can help complete a project in a short timeframe with a limited amount of disruption for the client. Northwestern Memorial Hospital enlisted Skender to refurbish f...

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McCarthy Tops Out Concrete Construction for J. Craig Venter Institute on UCSD Campus, uses Target Value Design to Enhance Performance

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has topped out concrete construction for the new 45,000-square-foot J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, located on the UCSD campus. Designed to be the most environmentally friendly and only "net zero energy" biologi...

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Lean Construction Institute Appoints New Executive Director

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) announced today that Dan C. Heinemeier, CAE has joined its staff as executive director, replacing interim executive director Richard Bayer, who returns to his industry consulting practice. LCI board chairman Vict...

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New Agreement Ensures That First-Ever Lean Construction Education Program Will Include Latest Research and Content

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Associated General Contractors of America and the Lean Construction Institute Launch Partnership Designed to Educate Construction Community about the Hyper-Efficient Process. The first-ever lean construction education program will include the latest...

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