Posts tagged with Risk Management

Martial Arts for Refineries

  October 2019 / Tobias Demel, Project Manager

A well-known international refining business asked T.A. Cook to implement a standardized Global Manufacturing Template (GMT) across its worldwide fleet. The goal was to design and implement an comprehensive maintenance template to simplify auditing

Series: Innovative Start-Up Solutions for Industry 4.0

  August 2019 / Kaessra Schneeberger, Senior Consultant

To ensure maintenance becomes more efficient, teams of scientists are in the process of developing and testing a variety of innovative technologies. We introduce some of the latest

Test your metal

  August 2019 / Maximilian Tan, Senior Manager

Metallurgical companies are facing challenges to compete with cost-efficient players. Their electricity demand, and therefore costs, are very high, and raw material prices are

TAR planning tool for more transparency

  April 2018 / Gert Müller, Partner

Turnarounds in large industrial plants can become money pits if the advance preparations aren’t right. The new Project Intelligence Tool from T.A. Cook helps to improve the quality of preparations, thereby significantly

A perfect turnaround

  March 2018

Unpredictible obstacles are part of the job in turnaround projects. In a computer-based simulation, decision-makers learn how to deal with them in practice and yet without any (real) risk. 

Meeting of the minds

  September 2017 / Philip Morel, Partner, North America

Contractors in the process industry have long been much more than just subcontractors who carry out standard tasks. They assume a central role in production and maintenance, which makes it all the more important to

No more tunnel vision

  September 2017 / David Fleming, Manager

Massive improvement opportunities often lurk within maintenance in large-scale technical installations. Comparisons with other locations and competitors can help uncover them. The

Hitting the bullseye

  March 2017 / Marco Wagner, Manager

Regular turnaround reviews help to plan shutdowns with more efficiency and management – provided that the appropriate mindset and culture of feedback is in place.