Instrumentation & Controls

Our Electrical/ Instrumentation engineering and design group oversees all E&I project scopes. This ranges from planning, cost estimating, interface with local utilities and our client through design and pre-commissioning assistance. Lanier provides design solutions to improve the success and efficiency of our clients’ business.

Our primary focus lies within the industrial sector and our experience spans decades over a variety of bulk handling and liquid projects. This focus is outlined by the following:

Design of programmable logic control (PLC) systems:

  • Complete design solution to include PLC hardware, power supplies, communication equipment and associated material specification.
  • Integration of separately designed and procured equipment packages with PLC system.
  • Development of Cause and Effect (C&E) diagrams for programmer use.
  • Development of Control Narratives per project and operation requirements.
  • Integrate PLCs with other DCS or SCADA systems.

Other services:

  • Process Hazard Analysis reviews.
  • Control panel design.
  • Alarm and annunciator system design.
  • Integration of controls with fire and gas detection systems.
  • Conveyor, weigh scale, diversion gates and dust system integration.
  • Emergency shutdown systems.
  • Valve control.
  • Specification, management and Integration of:
    • Automated truck and rail loading systems
    • Product tank measurement and gauging systems.
    • Sampler System integration.
    • LACT measurement systems.
    • Automatic fire detection, alarm and protections systems
    • Gas detection and alarm systems
    • Closed circuit television (CCTV) systems
    • Tank gauging systems
    • Variety of liquid and bulk handling instrumentation
  • Equipment Specifications for bid and procurement services
  • Pre-commissioning assistance