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Maintenance KPI’s

If you have ever heard of the Stockdale Paradox, you probably would have read this quote:

“You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.” – James B Stockdale

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What is maintenance?

Recently I have been confronted with the frequent question: What is Maintenance? Now, I can already hear a couple of answers running through a few people’s minds…  Let me ask you this: Are the following statements true or false, accurate or not accurate?...
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How to improve reliability

A frequent question: “How do we get a reliable plant?” After years of working in various industries, I believe that there is no one correct answer. I often read articles that mention the only way to reliability is to have rigid maintenance programs,...
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Breakdown after breakdown – how do you break the cycle?

Is your organisation suffering from endless breakdowns? Tired and overworked crews? Low morale? Low productivity? Not making targets? Ongoing inconsistent delivery on targets? If yes, then read on. I have often been exposed to maintenance organisations or departments...
Maintenance KPI’s

Maintenance KPI’s

If you have ever heard of the Stockdale Paradox, you probably would have read this quote:

“You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end—which you can never afford to lose—with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be.” – James B Stockdale

What is maintenance?

What is maintenance?

Recently I have been confronted with the frequent question: What is Maintenance? Now, I can already hear a couple of answers running through a few people’s minds…  Let me ask you this: Are the following statements true or false, accurate or not accurate?...

How to improve reliability

How to improve reliability

A frequent question: “How do we get a reliable plant?” After years of working in various industries, I believe that there is no one correct answer. I often read articles that mention the only way to reliability is to have rigid maintenance programs,...

Reliability Redefined

Reliability Redefined

As a reliability consultant, I have often been asked to assist with ‘making plants more reliable’. The problem is that most business units do not have a definite value or description for reliability. Maintenance organisations often chase reliability, but when asked...

Bums on Seats vs. Boots n’ All

Bums on Seats vs. Boots n’ All

What is the best shutdown labour strategy? If you have ever been involved in a major shutdown in Australia, you most probably have used a large number of contractor labour. Not specialised labour coming to do a specific task – general trades and non-trades coming to...

OEM Maintenance Strategies – Risk vs Reward

OEM Maintenance Strategies – Risk vs Reward

Working in mining and minerals, I am always amazed at how companies maintain some equipment effectively, yet other equipment on the same site, are not properly maintained at all. I will use the most common example of ‘effective’ maintenance that occur: SME...

80:20 or 150:50

80:20 or 150:50

Have you ever heard someone saying that 80% of the result can be obtained by 20% of the effort, but the last 20% result will cost you 80% effort? Let’s explore this concept as a maintenance philosophy. In an economic climate where cost pressure are always present, we...

Asset Life Management Plans

Asset Life Management Plans

Having spent a few years in different industries - mining, manufacturing, processing, timber, building and construction: one question not asked enough is how do we improve our assets. Total life of asset, to ensure the net gain from this asset is positive. Some of the...

 

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