WHITNEY STRICKLAND, VP of Sales, Tower Force

Now is the time to think about changing some not-so-healthy habits so we can be in better shape for the next vacation and able to enjoy it with family and friends. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Many contractors offer incentives such as a dollar extra per hour if the project is completed safely. It sounds like a good idea, but if there's so much as a single incident, employees don't receive the incentive. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

The lack of talented or skilled manpower is affecting many countries and industries including the rail, mining, drilling, chemical, welding, textile, IT, biotech, healthcare and even the animated film industry. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

The single most important factor in running a great business is having the right people in the right places. The first thing needed to run a successful business is hiring great people. Read more

Training & Human Resources

When a company is running many projects all over the country with several different project managers, it is a difficult job to maintain consistency of quality and safety at each project. The typical project manager is a master of control. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

On projects like turnarounds, we have postmortem exams, too. Accounting is a postmortem event. It tells us whether or not we came in on budget or how much we went over budget. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

When you're selecting a contractor to execute your turnaround or project, it is important to look at its attitude toward safety. Certainly, every project has its priorities, such as safety, quality, schedule and budget. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Two of the most important things a businessman can have are vision and the ability to communicate that vision. We've seen what happens to companies that simply react to market trends and temporary whims. Read more

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