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Tenenge promotes seminar on Construction Productivity
Next July 28, Thursday, Tenenge will promote a Productivity Seminar with the participation of industrial works specialists. The event will take place from 8am to 1pm in a hybrid format – face-to-face and online, at Senai-Cimatec 3 Event Center, in Piatã, Salvador. Those who are not in the capital of Bahia can follow the seminar virtually at Tenenge’s profiles on Youtube, Instagram and Facebook. The initiative is supported by the CII – Construction Industry Institute, an entity based at the University of Texas -USA.
The schedule will begin with a lecture by José Vinícius Vieira, from Tenenge Engenharia, who will address the theme “Health, Safety and Environment”. He is a Civil Engineer, graduated in Environmental and Labor Engineering, manager of Labor Safety, Environment, and Occupational Health of a multidisciplinary team, responsible for certifications and recertifications of companies in the Industrial area.
The event will also feature Carlos Caldas, professor of the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, who will talk about “Productivity”. Caldas is a board member of the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction, chair of the IIC’s Academic Committee, and chair of ASCE’s Technical Committee on Database and Information Management. Among other international awards, Caldas received the IIC Researcher of the Year Award in 2014 and 2009, and the 2010 IIC Outstanding Instructor Award and the 2010 Best Paper Award from the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering.
Alejandro Castaño, Tenenge Engenharia’s industrial plants market contract director, will address the topic “Planning”. Castaño is a Civil Engineer, graduated in Project Management, member of the IIC research team, and member of the Downstream and Chemicals Sector Committee.
Luis Mario Cunha Garcia Chavez, from Braskem, will address “Productivity Improvement”. Chavez is currently responsible for the corporate area of Reliability and Maintenance Strategy at Braskem, supporting the plants in Brazil, Mexico, the United States, and Germany. In the new projects area, he worked for Braskem-Idesa as engineering and construction leader for the new plant in Mexico. Mechanical Engineer, working for 39 years in the chemical and petrochemical segment in the areas of inspection, maintenance, reliability, production, and new projects. He was the CEO of Cetrel at the Camaçari Petrochemical Complex.
To finish the seminar schedule, Herman Lepikson from Senai-Cimatec will talk about “Industry 4.0”. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Federal da Bahia, a specialization in Economic Engineering, and a master’s and doctor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. Leading Researcher at the Senai Institute for Innovation in Logistics and Production Automation and Professor at the Senai-Cimatec University Center.
Founded in the 1950s and recognized nationally for its expertise in the performance of major industrial works, Tenenge is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the OEC with a focus on the industrial market, especially in the oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, pulp and paper, and energy sectors, whose complex projects require high specialization to ensure predictability, efficiency, and safety in project results. The company operates in the industrial engineering segment in an integrated manner, according to the most modern management processes, bringing together the technical capacity to add value in all phases of a project’s life cycle.
Created in 1983, The CII is a research consortium of leading owners and service providers who have come together to find better ways to plan, execute, and add value to construction programs. The CII’s goal is to materialize its ability to combine credible, quantitative, university-based research with expert guidance from its members from over 100 major owners and contractors. This unique combination results in world-class research that has helped establish the CII as a recognized forum for engineering and construction research.
With over 30 years of research activity and equal efforts in implementation, education, and other areas, the CII has a vast body of knowledge. CII’s best practices continue to influence and improve one of the world’s largest and most important industries while increasing its members’ competitive edge in an increasingly global market.