The LCIA holds local events all over Australia. These events aim to promote, educate and update industry about LEAN practices, tools and techniques. In addition, meet and network with other LEAN practitioners and other industry professionals.
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LCIA NSW Event – Implementing Lean in a Construction Company
November 30, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEDT
Our presenters will provide insight in to what leading owners, designers, contractors and sub-contractors have gained from implementing lean practices on their projects and in their businesses.
The first speaker, Marton Marosszeky will share the lessons he has learned from the number of case studies he has researched for his forthcoming book. He will present on the benefits of lean for clients, designers, contractors and subcontractors.
Our second speaker, Sam Edwards will provide an overview of lean construction principles being implemented within Edwards Constructions.
Our third speaker, John Vinson will highlight both successful and unsuccessful outcomes of implementing management systems and lean construction within the company over the past 16 years.
Our final presenter, Scott McGregor will provide information on performance data collected as part of his final year Civil Engineering Thesis Project with regards to the implementation of the “Last Planner System” within the company.
Business Improvement Specialist
Marton is a civil engineer with early experience in road construction and contract supervision. He spent 7 years as a structural designer with Civil and Civic and worked on the MLC Centre in Sydney, the tallest concrete building in the world at that time. He spent half of his career at UNSW, his career there ending as the Multiplex Professor of Construction Innovation.
Finally, he has been a consultant in lean process improvement for the past 10 years, he has worked in Canada, Russia, the US and Australia helping teams to adopt lean thinking in building construction, infrastructure and the oil and gas sector. He has just co-authored his second book on lean implementation in construction titled “Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Capital Project Delivery”, to be published in January 2017.
Sam Edwards has a Civil Engineering background and has worked on large civil projects in Manila, Marine works in Europe and a gas plant in Nigeria prior to becoming the director at Edwards Constructions in 2005
John Vinson is the Compliance Manager for Edwards Constructions having worked for them for the past 16 years. Prior to his time with Edwards Constructions he was a Civil Engineer with the Department of Public Works supervising Water and Sewerage Scheme projects
Scott McGregor is in the final stages of completing his Civil Engineering Degree at the University of Wollongong and has recently completed a thesis on implementing the “Last Planner System” as part of lean construction.
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