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Turnarounds

According to Randy Pound, global manufacturing director of maintenance and reliability for Olin Corp., there are two types of maintenance cultures: reactive and proactive. more

Maintenance & Reliability

As industry has changed over the past several years, managers and leaders have found themselves pushed to deliver shorter turnarounds while meeting cost-savings targets. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Most major accidents occur during non-routine (start-up, shutdown or online maintenance) operations. Why? The situation at a plant during a shutdown is completely different from a normal day. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

It is no wonder that corrosion is viewed as a major challenge in refineries and gas plants around the world. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Turnaround performance goals are never etched in stone by true leaders but rather are redefined by these visionaries who have the audacity to challenge the industry's highest standards and the foresight to insist on something grander. more

Training & Human Resources

Success in oil, gas and petrochemical industry turnarounds is defined as a safe and release-free event that meets schedule and cost. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Over the past 40-plus years, by listening to and collaborating with clients, AltairStrickland has honed its sweet spot: scheduled and unscheduled (emergency) work on fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs), delayed coking units (DCUs) and ammonia... more

Maintenance & Reliability

A major factor in whether turnarounds sink or survive is tied directly to whether the site has high-quality written methodologies. Though turnaround methodology manuals have grown in popularity, there is still a plethora of sites that either do not.. more

Maintenance & Reliability

After a busy and successful 2017, Houston-based Diamond Refractory Services, an EMCOR Industrial Services Company, continues its work in 2018 as one of the most sought-after refractory turnaround services providers in the country... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

A turnaround (TA) can be one of the most difficult events for an operating plant to conduct. more

Maintenance & Reliability

You know them. They are the "bulldogs." And they wear it as a badge of honor. It is esteem, and it is earned. They are the elite. They are Turnaround Welding Services (TWS). more

Plant Management & Operations

This award expands Matrix NAC's geographic reach into California to provide its customers with the high level of services needed to complete their storage and refining construction, maintenance and repair projects. more

Maintenance & Reliability

As plant owner, you have two options for managing turnaround transportation: decentralized, which hands each contractor the responsibility of transporting their crews to and from their assigned units, and centralized, which relies on a single... more

Maintenance & Reliability

For those of you who have participated in a turnaround (TAR) or shutdown, how many times have you regretted a decision and wished you could get a do-over? more

Maintenance & Reliability

During the execution of a turnaround, the schedule is in a very real sense the checking account for the event. Those who manage schedulers owe it to themselves to receive proper training in the management of at least 10 key areas. more

Plant Management & Operations

Successful turnarounds require the safe completion of all tasks – which means that safety has to be everyone’s responsibility. To ensure total commitment to safe turnarounds, every process and safety team member should be involved at every phase. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Turnarounds (TAs) are complex, labor-intensive, strategic events executed to maximize the availability and efficiency of a plant's assets. They must be conducted under strict time constraints with severe financial repercussions for any delays. more

Training & Human Resources

Evergreen Industrial Services and North American Industrial Services are now proudly branded together as Evergreen North America Industrial Services. Evergreen North America, together with its pre-eminent specialty service provider... more

Maintenance & Reliability

Specialty Welding and Turnarounds (SWAT) has a new look and a new office that covers over 12,000 square feet. more

Maintenance & Reliability

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