PENTA offers single-source EPC and EPCM services. Our goal is to allow you to focus on the productivity and profitability of your existing facilities while we address the many complexities associated with any kind of plant upgrade or new greenfield project. PENTA’s strong history of engineering expertise has been one of our keys to EPC/EPCM project success. We manage the work of our subcontractors as the construction project takes shape using our engineering and procurement expertise to anticipate and resolve issues in a timely and cost-effective manner. We minimize delays by coordinating all aspects of the project; design, equipment and materials procurement, and expediting the day-to-day management of construction activities.
LOWER OPERATING COSTS AND RETURN ON INVESTMENT:
PENTA’s key employees possess 25+ years of both engineering and construction experience specifically in the industries we serve. This unique combination of field and design experience allows PENTA to deliver clients with practical solutions other companies often overlook. These practical solutions lead to the project ROI owners and investors desire. It also leads to lower operating costs and higher levels of plant efficiency.
For example, a cement company in the U.S. who wanted to add a new storage dome to their facility received various quotes from suppliers to build their dome a long distance from their existing facility. Space was at a premium on this site, but after careful analysis and field work, PENTA determined that there was enough space to build the dome much closer to their existing operations. The location the other dome vendors had proposed would have added $1 million to construction costs. Roads would have needed to be relocated, and the longer conveying system would have factored into higher construction costs as well as higher operating costs from an energy consumption standpoint. PENTA’s engineering ability helped this client realize their ROI goals for this expansion by improving both CAPEX and OPEX metrics.
HOW PENTA EXPERTISE IMPACTS YOUR RETURN ON INVESTMENT:
If a major plant upgrade or modification is on your horizon, you might want to consider how engineering expertise can affect the outcome of your EPC or EPCM project during construction. Obviously top-notch engineering is the cornerstone to the foundation of every successful project. Planning properly equates to a reduction in issues during construction, but it also leads to less rework. Therefore, a strong engineering foundation has historically been PENTA’s strong suit, and has aided in our ability to deliver successful project outcomes.
To be more specific, PENTA’s seasoned employees are able to put their engineering expertise to work during construction to make changes to projects that keep them running on-schedule and on-budget.
For example, PENTA worked on an international cement plant project where we modified our existing designs to construct a hybrid steel and concrete bulk storage structure. This hybrid design allowed for the steel to be delayed 1 month without putting a halt on construction. PENTA ensured the project kept running on-schedule so the company’s ROI expectations were achieved.
Delays from vendors (like this steel company) are the #1 reason projects run behind schedule. PENTA’s engineering and procurement expertise and extensive experience working on industrial plants, mining, and mineral processing facilities is one way we are able to minimize the negative effects of vendor delays. Your ROI is our top priority, and our team possesses the engineering knowledge, field/operational experience, and construction management experience to overcome the challenges each project presents.
REDUCE INTERRUPTIONS TO YOUR PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION:
Implementing facility upgrades with minimal disruption to existing plant operations is always a priority for industrial minerals and mining facilities. PENTA can often expedite your project. One method we have used for expediting construction schedules has taken the form of modular/containerized designs for distribution terminals. Modular or containerized terminals incorporate pre-fabricating certain portions of the project off-site. These “PENTA Pit’s” allow us to deliver and install certain portions of the terminal very quickly to minimize any disruption to your distribution.
EPC and EPCM BENEFITS:
- A single contract for the execution of a project significantly reduces the Owner’s staff dedicated to the project.
- In-house engineering enhances the quality of construction since the construction management team will have an intimate knowledge of the design from concept to completion.
- The project schedule can be streamlined or even expedited by using one provider for all EPC and EPCM services. PENTA will help minimize overlapping of engineering and construction tasks when you contract with us for all EPC/EPCM services by overlapping engineering and construction tasks wherever appropriate.
- More easily accommodate changes and properly forecast issues that can throw construction off schedule by managing the entire project. Cost savings are generally a result of projects running on-schedule and with no required rework.
MIX AND MATCH THE BEST EQUIPMENT:
We are not an OEM. PENTA will customize each project to fit your specific needs and requirements. We often mix and match the best technologies to provide our customers with the most innovative, eco-friendly, and cost-effective solutions. PENTA will ensure warranties and guarantees for each piece of equipment are in place so equipment manufacturers are held responsible for the performance of their equipment.
- Project in South America using equipment from different OEM’s.
- Pipe Conveyor supplied by Beumer – 1200 mtph and 3 km long
- Preheater, Kiln, Cooler supplied by ThyssenKrupp – 4,300 mtpd
- Raw mill supplied by ThyssenKrupp – 355 mtph
- Cement Mill supplied by FLSmidth – 2 x 180 mtph
- Packing plant and pelletizer supplied by Ventomatic – 2 x 4,300 bph (bags per hour)
To learn more about PENTA’s Construction Management services, please visit http://www.penta.net/construction-management/.