March 2014

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HP Project Management: Use key elements for successful mega-plant startups

As new projects are more complex and larger in capacity, the successful startup of the mega-plant is crucial. Unfortunately, mega-projects are vulnerable to significant overruns in schedules and budge..

Laird, J., The Sinclair Group

As new projects are more complex and larger in capacity, the successful startup of the mega-plant is crucial. Unfortunately, mega-projects are vulnerable to significant overruns in schedules and budgets and failures in meeting completion goals. When undertaking such ventures, success often begins with establishing a highly integrated operating organization with employees who understand the business, the individual and team roles, and how to operate as one group from the beginning. Creating a mega-project team Before the engineering and purchasing of equipment begins, it is vital that the operating company and the main engineering and construction (E&C) group have defined, established proj

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