Thunder Bay Terminals Ltd. Site selection to operation— the management function

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 808, 1979

Lt. Col. P. R. COOK, Director, Project Management, V. B. Cook Co. Limited, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Thunder Bay Terminals' plant, now in operation, cost about 70 million dollars and was completed on time and under budget. The paper is the project manager's account of this accomplishment. From site selection through feasibility, engineering and construction to realization, he emphasizes the necessary philosophies for the control of time and money. The computer as a tool is discussed, as well as techniques for procurement.
Keywords: Thunder Bay Terminals Ltd., Site selection, Management, Construction, Planning, Approvals, Permits, Scheduling.