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IMRt Masterclass | Infrared Condition Monitoring with Jeff Erichsen from Infrared Inspections and Technologies.

Those who've seen Jeff will know how down to earth and practical his presentations are.

Major Hazard Facility Maintenance and Management

Major hazard facilities (MHFs) are industrial sites that store, handle or process large quantities of hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods, including petroleum products. This Common Interest Work Group creates the opportunity for those maintaining and managing Major Facilities to come together to discuss, learn and share on various aspects around these.

Implementing Quality Management in Maintenance

When somewhere between 50% and 70% percent of equipment failures are self-induced with the maintenance and commissioning performed on the equipment, it is understandable the importance many organisations place on Quality management in maintenance.

Why 5S in maintenance?

 

Planning and Scheduling is Foundational and Key to Building Maintenance Maturity

Winston Ledet(1999) developed the Maintenance Maturity model 20 years ago and Planned Maintenance is a foundational element of this model and really key to building maintenance maturity.

Asset Life - Simple Steps to Quick Gains.

One of the major focuses within industry now is reducing the cost implications caused by poor working practices, ensuring all your assets are kept to a standard where performance and reliability come hand in hand.  Ron Moore’s Reliability leadership model focused on bringing the Maintenance and operational functions together to work side by side in a safe and focused manner as a team, driven by operations, and supported by maintenance. 

Sustainable 5S in Maintenance; more than just 'Sort-Straighten-Shine-Standardise-Sustain'

So simple but yet so few succeed....especially in a Maintenance environment! 5S has many applications in a maintenance, yet it seems a struggle for many, having tried and failed or not sustaining what has been achieved but also improvements into the future.

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Optimising Maintenance Strategies to Engage Trades & Remove Waste

As businesses progress in maintenance maturity, one aspect that deserves due attention is optimising maintenance strategies, particularly with the scope it has to greatly engage the trades and significantly remove waste from its operations.

Maintenance Maturity and the important role of Predictive maintenance

Nearly 20 years ago Winston Ledet(1999) developed the Maintenance Maturity model. Predictive Maintenance is a key aspect of this model, that is just as relevant all these years later, in mapping out maturity in maintenance to deliver an organisation wide reliability culture that drives competitiveness.

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