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This research publication is concerned with the planning of construction to support startup. While some discussion of startup is included to help the reader understand the constructor s role in the process, major emphasis is on how the constructor converts from a mode which is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-006e 4/22/2016 4:51:39 PM
The transfer of new assets from construction to commissioning, and then on to the owner/operator, can cause confusion and create significant controversy. Today, transfer practices vary considerably across the industry. The practices and methods for defining mechanical completi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-333 7/25/2017 9:04:53 AM
This research is a collaborative effort between the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that has identified practices for project security of industrial projects during the planning and execution phases of projects to...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/BMM-Security 4/8/2016 4:40:55 PM
Design is a central activity of the project, and design effectiveness is one of the major determinants of project success. Design is a complex and creative process in which the interplay of numerous factors, including physical, financial, and environmental constraints and tech...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-008 2/7/2016 6:08:49 AM
Basic methods for physically putting work in place have not changed dramatically in the last 30 years. The availability of a large supply of trained construction workers has traditionally been assumed when planning projects. That availability, combined with an emphasis on shor...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-016 2/7/2016 6:09:12 AM
CII defines startup as the transitional phase between plant construction completion and commercial operations, including all of the activities that bridge these two phases. Critical steps within startup include system turnover, checkout of systems, commissioning of systems, in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-121 2/7/2016 6:11:09 AM
Research Team 6 is a group of six research topics in the area of Project Controls by CII published in 1985 to 1990. Although technology and experience have improved, the principles and practices are still very relevant and valuable today. This material serves as the primer for...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-006g 6/10/2016 2:09:13 PM
CII commissioned RT-181 in response to the increasing trend among U.S. firms (owners and contractors) pursuing projects outside of North America which carried with them risks unique to projects in foreign jurisdictions. These risk factors are specific to international projects...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-181 2/7/2016 6:13:23 AM
The cost of industrial building construction has risen dramatically in recent years. Excessive construction costs have eroded the competitive position of the US construction industry and are having a similar impact on the manufacturing industry by preventing it from building n...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-009 2/7/2016 6:08:52 AM
This research team analyzed and documented the Quality Management (QM) systems, programs, and improvement activities currently used in the Capital Facilities Delivery (CFD) industry.Key elements of an effective QMS were identified as reported by owners, contractors, and suppli...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-254 2/7/2016 6:16:35 AM
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