We develop comprehensive long-term strategies to meet our clients’ present and future project needs. Our engineers take into account issues such as climate, cost, and local labour conditions when planning and designing a project.

By putting the pieces together and making the right decisions early in the project’s lifecycle, we promote efficient and cost-effective operations in the long-run.

For a list of services in this phase, including pre-project planning, see below.

Master planning

  • Concept development and layouts
  • Permit application
  • Scheduling
  • Public agency coordination
  • Site selection/ site appraisal


  • Pre-purchase due diligence and audits
  • Preliminary economic analysis    
  • Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Land planning/ land use studies
  • Project evaluation and conceptual process studies
  • Ergonomics studies

Capital & OPEX planning

  • Cost estimation
  • Cost/benefit & payback analysis
  • Operating cost analysis
  • Cost control