Posts tagged with Risk Management

5 ways to lead CAPEX Management through turbulent times

  July 2020 / Joao Reis, Senior Manager

We’ve been in difficult situations before, but nothing compared to our current crisis. And this will certainly not be the last time we’ll encounter major disruption and challenges. Many companies How can a smart and solid CAPEX strategy help you come

5 expert recommendations to get your STO preparation back on track

  July 2020 / David Fleming, Manager

The following 5 key recommendations will help you to prepare differently and more efficiently in a restricted environment. 

Series: Start-Up Solutions for Industry 4.0, Part 3

  February 2020 / Kaessra Schneeberger, Senior Consultant

Companies have recognized that start-ups react faster and more flexibly to new requirements and developments. Especially when it comes to fresh ideas for technical systems

Maintenance Budgets: Leave the Past Behind!

  January 2020 / Colemann O'Malley, Engineering Maintenance Specialist

Planning your maintenance budget based on the previous year - that's how many companies do it. The catch of this tactic: old budget numbers say little to nothing about current and future needs in maintenance. So it's

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

Series: Start-Up Solutions for Industry 4.0, part 2

  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 applications, how they work and in

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, Managing Partner, Consulting Europe Lead

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

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

Meeting of the minds

  September 2017 / Philip Morel, Senior Vice President, Consulting Asia Lead

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