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Maintenance strategy from the executive level: An investment in your bottom line

Most drivers take their vehicles in for maintenance every few months or few thousand kilometres to keep them running smoothly. Regular maintenance also reduces the risk of a breakdown — especially during a critical point of a journey such as in a remote area or on a busy highway.

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Managing asset criticality

Asset intensive organizations operate in ever-changing environments. Changes in commodity prices, global economies, environmental and health and safety standards have great impact on asset management strategies.

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Building a new maintenance strategy

In previous articles in this series we discussed the importance of keeping assets running at optimal levels and performance for production to remain on track, gaining buy-in across the organization, as well as the role of criticality analysis to mitigate potential risks and subsequent failures.

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Understanding the true cost of your strategy from a budget perspective

A maintenance plan is critical to ensure a company’s assets are reaching optimal performance and to protect the health and safety of employees. By having a maintenance strategy, asset-intensive companies can gain insight into when their assets need to be repaired or replaced and prevent a breakdown.

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How do you determine the efficiency of a maintenance strategy?

A maintenance strategy underpins the performance of a company’s assets, everything from trucks and drills to crushers and conveyors. Having a proactive maintenance strategy is critical to ensuring each asset performs at expected levels while also reducing the risk.

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How to know when you’ve outgrown Excel

More asset intensive organisations are embracing the digital revolution, using the latest technologies to build and maintain their operations and become more globally competitive.

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How accurate is your operational budget?

Most organisations use several systems to manage their accounting and finances. One system is used for budgeting purposes, another for actual expenditure and a myriad of spreadsheets are used across the business to handle the details.

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Empowering maintenance managers with Orien

In asset-intensive industries, understanding the balance between cost and risk is essential to building effective maintenance strategies.

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