Lahmeyer speeds review cycles by 60% with Aconex

Project name: Fadhili Combined Heat and Power Plant | Industry: PowerProject size: US $900M | Location: Saudi Arabia

The power plant is owned by a Project Company created for this project. It is led by Engie, formerly GDF Suez, and includes Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, and Saudi Electricity Company, the Saudi grid operator. Korean based EPC, Doosan, the oldest company in Korea and a giant in power plants, was brought in to deliver this strategically important project.

Challenges

  • Communication across the project stakeholders
  • Globally dispersed teams with time zone and language barriers
  • Stringent regulatory requirements dealing with a public utility
  • Cross organization review cycles to meet tight schedule requirements

Solutions

  • One central platform providing secure space for each member organization and a complete audit trail of communication, documentation and decisions
  • Flexible configuration supports document as well as power plant coding systems
  • Global solution available in 14 languages and with local presence in 46 countries
  • Easily configurable workflows to manage all needed review cycles

Results

  • Aconex was up and running with all organizations onboard within 2 weeks
  • Full team utilizing both platform and support in all needed languages and benefitting from local Aconex representatives assisting team globally including in: Korea, Germany and Saudi Arabia
  • Easily track and report on all project activity - nothing can be deleted from the system 
  • Well accepted communication platform for all important project correspondence saves approximately 60% per day just in download and review time
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