Costain in the spotlight
The UK's energy sector faces significant challenges with the proliferation of new technology, shifting consumer expectations, sustainability targets and regulatory uncertainty. So how is the supply chain adapting to meet the changing needs of clients and the wider industry? Costain's Cameron Tonkin - sector director, power - speaks to Network.
Data allows us to understand depreciation, asset health, how the asset is used, how frequently the asset is used and how and when it should be maintained writes Kim Faithful-Wright, a technology BDM at Costain and Phil Proctor, an operations manager at Costain in the power sector.
One of the most prominent examples of portfolio management currently in practice in the infrastructure sector must be Crossrail, Europe’s largest construction project. To deliver what is an extremely complex mix of substantial programmes and projects on time, within budget and meeting stringent levels of customer satisfaction, requires an amazingly complex combination of organisational governance, stakeholder engagement and effective management of benefits, finance, risk and resources.