Category Archives: Skilled Trades

Turnaround / Shutdown Schedule Optimization during Planning and Execution

Optimizing the Turnaround/Shutdown (TAR/SD) duration will mitigate the risk of having contractors in the plant longer than needed and will help minimize plant downtime. Optimum TAR/SD duration is one of the biggest indicators for competitiveness, so optimizing it is a key to the success of the business. In fact, some public companies report TAR/SD duration impact on their financial statements. Continue reading Turnaround / Shutdown Schedule Optimization during Planning and Execution

Canadian Bar Association National Construction Law Conference

On September 19 in Toronto, Rick Moffat spoke in the session “Where Have All the Skilled Trades Gone? Where Will They Come from Today and Tomorrow?” Continue reading Canadian Bar Association National Construction Law Conference