Proton Therapy Equipment Installation
We were brought on by Hitachi America and Hitachi Plant Technologies to install proton beam therapy equipment into a newly erected facility in Phoenix, Arizona. Equipment was installed within nine major areas of the facility. The areas include, four patient gantry rooms, two PIAS setup rooms, an accelerator room and corridor, equipment control and power supply rooms. We mobilized on site early to start planning collaboratively with the Hitachi team. The team utilized pull scheduling boards to allow for accurate installation durations and to help build reliable commitments. We provided rigging plans for every piece of equipment installed in each gantry room. This required a high level of collaboration with the HPTU and Forte teams. In order to maintain schedule, building finishes were ongoing simultaneously with the equipment installations. A high level of coordination was required with the building team to ensure that the project was an overall success.