Project Management

Our Asia partner in Shanghai, China provides Project Management, Design and Consulting Services for industrial and commercial Asian based projects, including China and the Middle East. Owned and managed by expatriates who have extensive local experience, we offer a full range of technical and project management skills including conceptual design, preliminary design package development, detailed design engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning and start-up. We provide “International Best Practice” style project management services and utilizes China’s low cost environment and vast resources to maximize its clients benefits.

Project Management:

Project Management Services are the core of our business. Our local knowledge and corporate focus to serve the Asian market allows us to offer unparalleled service for our Clients.

Our specialty is to deliver full EPCM service with single point responsibility, including:

Conceptual Design – Preliminary Design Package Development – Detail Design Engineering – Procurement – Construction Management – Commissioning and Start-Up

We are committed to employing the most highly qualified personnel available. Combining these productive resources with its proven work processes, we are able to deliver value to projects with the most cost effective approach possible. Selected areas that require specialized attention to make this a reality are:

Budget Analysis and Cost Forecasting – Change Order Control – Contract Negotiation and Administration – Contractor Selection (Pre-qualification) – Coordination With Local Authorities – Critical Path Scheduling and Resource Planning – Quality Assurance – Safety Management

Engineering:

We provide complete engineering consulting services for our Clients from the Preliminary Design Package required for project approval, to the detailed design and engineering drawings required for construction. By leveraging our local experience with qualified Chinese Design Institutes, we provides quality engineering at a cost that is dramatically less than an equivalent US engineering firm.

Chinese Design Institute Prequalification – Preliminary Design Package Development – Detail Design Drawings – Field Engineering Support

We emphasize Value Engineering and provides design services in the following specialized fields:

Architectural Renovations – Automotive – Chemicals – Civil – Clean Room – Commercial Buildings – Electrical – Environmental – Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning – Industrial – Information Systems – Infrastructure – Instrumentation – Interior Design – Landscaping – Mechanical – Petrochemicals – Power – Process Design and Controls – Process Piping – Residential Venues and Housing – Structural – Waste Water Treatment

Procurement:

Two major components of total installed project cost are equipment and bulk materials. By utilizing its latest database of local China suppliers, we specialize in providing cost saving alternatives for each to satisfy the requirements of a quality installation. Our procurement process emphasizes options for localization and is designed to add true value for our Clients.

Contract Administration – Customs Clearance – Duty Exemption – Expediting – International Freight Forwarding – Letters of Credit – Pre-qualified Construction Contractors – Pre-qualified Design Institutes – Receiving – Source Inspection – Transportation – Warehousing

Construction:

We offer comprehensive Construction Services to ensure our Clients’ goals are realized and we leverage our experience working with qualified Chinese Construction Companies to find resources that are best suited for specific projects. Our focus on Safety and working productively are critical for completing projects on time and within budget.

As-built Records – Change Control – Constructability – Construction Planning – Contractor Close-out – Contractor Coordination – Cost Management – Document Control – Field Engineering – Permits – Quality Control – Rework Mitigation – Rigging Plans – Safety Supervision and Training – Schedule Management – Site Survey – Shutdown and Turnaround – Temporary Facilities

Commissioning:

We deliver turnkey projects from design initiation through mechanical completion, commissioning and start-up. By planning for an effective commissioning process early in the project, our Clients meet their start-up schedule with the quality and performance they expect.

Lockout/Tag Out – Performance Testing – Pre-commissioning – Sequential Systems Start-up – Tie-ins – Transfer of Care Custody and Control

Consulting:

We utilize in-house experience and combine our expertise with specialist organizations that are qualified to assist when necessary to offer a wide range of Consulting Services. Our Initial Strategic Planning Service and Special Studies are available to help our Clients make well-informed business decisions.

Initial Strategic Planning:

Build to Suit vs. Lease Back Analysis – Capital Expenditure Budget Forecasting – Conceptual Design Packages – Development Zone Review – Environmental Impact Assessment – Feasibility Study Development – Permitting Coordination – Scope Definition – Site Selection Analysis – Soil Boring Analysis

Special Studies:

Cash Flow Analysis – Job-Specific Project Procedures – Process Analysis – Retrofits – Timing Studies – Utilities Cost and Maintainability Analysis – Value Engineering