SOURCE: Hard Dollar Corporation

Shutdown, Turnaround & Outage

September 21, 2010 13:53 ET

Hard Dollar Releases Project Cost Management Solution for Shutdown, Turnaround & Outages

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) -  Hard Dollar Corporation, the global leader in Project Cost Management, a dynamic solution to improve project cost and productivity; announced today the release of HD for STO. This groundbreaking management solution designed for Shutdown, Turnaround & Outages (STO), providing increased efficiency and accuracy throughout maintenance projects.

HD for STO is the world's most advanced Planning and Project Control Solution for shutdown turnaround projects providing total cost and schedule visibility, what-if resource planning, conditional scheduling analysis, and real-time scope management. STO projects are highly resource intensive. HD provides tight resource integration of third-party scheduling tools to determine and plan shifts, man-hours, crews, and resources. Throughout project execution, unlimited work capacity and breakdown of details are easily tracked and compared with the planned schedule preventing overruns. After the STO is completed, project history for norms data is readily available for review and archived for future projects.

"Hard Dollar is very excited to have become a leader in STO management solutions," said Ron Babich, Hard Dollar Vice President of Sales. "HD for STO will not only give plant owners the finite details needed during each project cycle, but also allow contractors to adequately plan and define mark-ups and overhead throughout the entire process."

HD for STO Features:

  Third-party cost data references   Distribution of actual data
  Conditional resource costing   Excel imports
  Flexible resource cost categories   Standardized repeatable processes
  Productivity calculation and analysis   Centralized project information
  Profit and overhead metrics   Team collaboration and update

About Hard Dollar

Founded in 1989, Hard Dollar Corporation is the world's leading provider of Project Cost Management systems for Owners and Contractors. Hard Dollar's cost driven performance management solution centralizes project cost and productivity, resulting in side-by-side visibility of planned and actual costs for enterprise-scale capital projects. Hard Dollar customers have constructed over $1 trillion in capital projects, and HD solutions are sold and implemented by partners around the globe. For more information on the company or its products, visit

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