Benefits and Paybacks for Industrial Plant Design, Construction and Operation

TOM GREAVES AND LIECA N. HOHNER | January 8, 2018

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This paper summarizes the economic benefits of applying 3D laser scanning technologies to the design, construction and operation of industrial plants. We examine how these technologies deliver four main benefits: risk mitigation; cost reduction and schedule compression; improved safety for capital project delivery, maintenance and operations; and how these benefits are realized and exploited by asset owner/operators, engineering/construction firms and 3D laser scanning service provider contractors.

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