Entries in Category ‘Project Management’

Process Engineering & Design Professionals Should Ask “What If?”

Process engineering best practices should include asking the question “what if?” The process design seems fairly well oriented once the model has been made, the material balance and process flows are established, and the first pass at a general arrangement has been made. When sizing the vendor equipment, a process engineering consultant will work with […]


Up Front Engineering is the Key to Successfully Managing Capital Projects

The end of the fiscal year is quickly approaching and capital budget plans for next year are due. Operations, Engineering and Maintenance have ideas of where funds can best be utilized, but day-to-day requirements only allow them to develop rough cost numbers and schedule durations based on “similar” projects from years ago. The project gets […]