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7 Steps to Reduce Maintenance Fixed Costs

  Feb 12 2019

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

Very few maintenance staff can describe a coherent and structured methodology for reducing maintenance fixed costs without undermining performance. It is unfortunate that there is no recognised methodology for one of the most common maintenance challenges. To tackle this issue, we have looked at how those that have succeeded have done this and developed a methodology to help. Here...;

Tackling the Maintenance Fixed Cost Challenge Through Cost Effective Maintenance

  Sep 19 2018

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

In the past few months I have been privileged to have worked with maintenance professionals in Africa, Asia, Europe, America and the Middle East including people from a wide range of backgrounds from oil refineries to mines and on to hotels. As I have done this, I have asked them similar questions around how they manage costs and have found a remarkable level of consistency, no ma...;

What are you planning for? Surviving or thriving?

  Aug 5 2018

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

We have done a lot of maintenance reviews over the years and one of the key areas we check is how maintenance work is planned and managed. Most people recognise that good planning is essential for successful to good performance, but that doesn’t mean everyone has implemented effective planning processes. We generally see 5 levels: ...;

The value of good planning and scheduling

  Apr 15 2018

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

A genuine step change in performance If ever you want is a case study on the value you can gain from effective planning and scheduling this is it. I have just completed a project with a client who achieved some of the best results I have ever seen. In their own words they have converted a multi-million-dollar maintenance programme from a project most e...;

Cost Effective Maintenance

  Oct 8 2017

# Maintenance Planning and Asset Management

Achieving High Performance at the Lowest Possible Cost One thing that is common wherever I visit, no matter what the region or the sector, is the strength of opinions on the cost of maintenance. I usually find two camps - engineers and maintenance professionals who complain that they never have enough funding to do the work they need to vs. finance and business teams wh...;