Talson International SA

Talson International S. A., based in Panama City, Panama, is a consulting firm of capital projects that offers specialized services in the following areas: project risk analysis and management, design and construction contracts audits, and project and quality management assessments. Talson’s services improve the execution, financial and quality controls of energy-related, infrastructure and commercial real estate projects in both public and private sectors.

Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica S.A. (ETESA)

Talson International S.A. conducted a three-phase study on the performance of ETESA’s Inspection and Quality Assurance activities for the construction of new facilities. The evaluation included documentation review, observation of work in progress at construction locations and interviews of key ETESA and contractor personnel. Best practices were identified in the First Phase and strategic training and field implementation of new processes and work flow commenced in the Second Phase. Our Second Phase activities involved close interface with ETESA personnel to implement best practices as projects were in progress. Phase Three included a Preliminary and Final Report to document the study results and provide strategic recommendations and related cost estimates for long-term sustainable improvement and compliance by ETESA, consultants and contractor personnel. The three-phase study was conducted over a six-month engagement duration.