Storage terminal owners are at risk from the consequences of climate change, like rising sea levels and severe storms. Lisa Dickson and Gilbert Long explain the measures that owners can take to understand those risks and implement resiliency plans. (Published in Storage Terminals Magazine, Fall 2013)
Global financial pressures and market consolidation have challenged the mining industry to more efficiently track, manage, maintain and optimize assets to achieve target margins and remain competitive in the global economy. Poor asset inventories, condition assessment, and consequence analyses have made appropriate allocation of maintenance capital inefficient. Integrating asset and risk management may be the industry’s saving grace.
In an article from World Water, Kleinfelder’s Cecilia Carrion-Carmona, along with Partners in Health and Engineers Without Borders, team up to install a low-cost wastewater treatment facility for a new hospital in Haiti, and explain how the scalable treatment system can be replicated for use worldwide in areas with little or no infrastructure.
Kleinfelder's Bob Fassett and Roderick Lovely discuss in this Oil & Gas Monitor article that through the implementation of an integrated asset and risk management program, operators will not only comply with federal regulations regarding onshore gathering gas lines, but will have a powerful tool to streamline operations, reduce maintenance costs, and promote safety.
In an article for Bloomberg, Kleinfelder’s Bob Fassett addresses safety concerns for the oil and gas industry’s aging electric-resistance welded (ERW) pipelines.
In their Water Utility Infrastructure Management (UIM) magazine article, Thomas Ritchie, Jason Lavoie, and Berkley Myers address the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for operations, asset management tasks, and support activities for Springfield’s aging wastewater collection system.
In an article for CE News, Kleinfelder's Dr. Endi Zhai discusses how the first U.S. China Bilateral Seminar on Mega Bridges and Deep Foundations was a free-flowing idea exchange between Chinese and American engineers.
In an article for Engineering News-Record, Kleinfelder's CEO, Bill Siegel, discusses what makes a firm an attractive target for acquisition in today's AEC industry landscape.
In an article for Power Engineering magazine, Kleinfelder's Thomas Woodrow discusses key considerations for oil/gas developers to ensure compliance with Subdivision and Land Development Ordinances (SALDOs).