A sugar refinery had initiated a project to increase plant throughput. This involved upgrading and refurbishing equipment and installing a cogeneration plant to produce steam for the refinery and electricity for the grid by burning the waste from the plant. We conducted an assessment to establish the most significant risks and evaluated their effects on the cost of the project.
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Dr Dale Cooper has contributed Chapter 5 to Dr David Hillson's new book, 'The Risk Management Handbook'. The chapter is titled 'Project, programme and portfolio risk management'. Broadleaf subscribers can obtain a 20% discount when they buy the book from Kogan Page.
This book review by Dr Dale Cooper of Grant Avery: 'Project Management, Denial and the Death Zone: Lessons from Everest and Antarctica' (with a foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes), was published in RiskPost, the newsletter of RiskNZ (formerly the New Zealand Society for Risk Management), in March 2016. Grant Avery's fascinating book makes interesting and entertaining reading, as well as providing insights into aspects of managing risk in projects that we rarely think about in depth.