Other Project Management Resources

The following resources are provided for the convenience of our customers and are not to be construed as an endorsement by InterPlan Systems Inc.


STO Handbooks - InterPlan Systems’ handbooks for planning and managing STOs are required references for the professional.

Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages - InterPlan Systems’ review of Joel Levitt’s book.

Guide to Ship Repair Estimates - InterPlan Systems’ review of Don Butler’s book.

Maintenance / Reliability

MaintenanceWorld.com - Includes articles on numerous topics, calendar of events, discussion forums, books and tools.

Plant Maintenance Resource Center - Includes links to maintenance consultants, maintenance software vendors, maintenance conferences and conference papers, articles on maintenance, and many other valuable resources.

Project Management

Eng-Tips Forums - Engineering Project Management Forum - Engineering peer support forums on many engineering topics (free of advertising or recruiting).

Planning Planet - Free online database of project planning build times, benchmarks, effort hours and construction cycle times. Includes an active project management forum, networking facilities and job opportunities.

Project Management for Construction - Free, on-line book by Chris Hendrickson, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

Project Management Knowledge Base - Free portal for project planners and managers includes an events calendar, discussion forums and software and book reviews.

Estimating / Cost Engineering

The International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) - Nonprofit organization promoting cooperation between national and multinational cost engineering, quantity surveying and project management organizations worldwide.

Training / Consulting

The CBT Workshop - Corporate training and professional development with a focus on project management disciplines.


Refining Online - features an interactive Q&A forum, a directory and search engine for refining industry Web sites, free ROL Assistant software, technical Knowledge Base, Events Calendar, and Member Directory.