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 solutions to include PLC hardware, power supplies, communication equipment and associated material specifications
  • Integration of separately designed and procured equipment packages with PLC systems
  • Development of Cause and Effect (C&E) diagrams for programmer use
  • Development of Control Narratives per project and operation requirements
  • Integration of  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 controls
  • 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