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Leadership in Maintenance
A maintenance management expert is one option when you decide to perform a reliability and maintenance assessment of your maintenance organization. In this video and
Continuous improvement is hard to get to if you don’t know where to start. Gathering the right data about your maintenance team Imagine you are
Leading maintenance in a plant/mine/mill takes a lot of effort. Emergency work comes in a steady stream, some are breakdowns, other work is just “honey-do-jobs.” The workforce needs to be managed, the budget must be met, and equipment reliability must be maintained and hopefully even improved…
Work Management / Planning & Scheduling
We cover a lot of ground in this article. Below is the table of contents to help you navigate. What is maintenance planning and scheduling?
Owe Forsberg introduces you to Risk Based Work Selection for shutdown or turnarounds in part 2 of this six part video series. This shutdown technique
Preventive Maintenance examples of why you can’t just document a PM program, you have to execute the program. Is it just me who thinks that
What is meant by Reliability Centered Maintenance? What is meant by Reliability Centered Maintenance? Reliability Centered Maintenance or RCM an in-depth asset analysis tool used
Recently, I saw a sign in a plant that read – “MAINTENANCE – TO MAINTAIN, KEEP, PRESERVE, PROTECT” may be simple but it is the
It is easy to make mistakes when performing a Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) – we have all done it. Common RCFA mistakes includes overwriting
What tools are effective for Root Cause Failure Analysis or RCFA? What tools are effective when you’re conducting a root cause investigation? In this second
Root cause confusion There is a lot of confusion between diagram, tools, software and company names for root cause. This video series, featuring Torbjorn Idhammar,
How often is the phrase “The ROOT Cause of the problem” used at your plant/mill? This phrase is a bit symptomatic of how Root Cause
Technical / Equipment
As a planner using a CMMS system, are you confused about what to add to the system as you are planning work? Are there times
Enjoy this quick recap from our time at this year’s MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas. This video features interviews and presentations from LOKRING, COGEP, Lanfranco,
A trailer was repaired after scraping the side a few years ago. The bolts that hold the cross members to the aluminum frame on the
Infrared (IR) thermography has become an essential tool in many Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Programs. In spite of becoming more user-friendly and affordable, there is a
Our storeroom and spare parts organization are usually the area with more opportunities regarding reliability operation. What does good look like? What elements are needed?
Svar på fråga Kritikalitet av utrustning har inget med inspektionsintervall att göra. Det är felutvecklingstiden som bestämmer hur ofta en komponent bör inspekteras. Om kostnaden
I denna och följande krönikor kommer jag att beskriva de steg en organisation bör ta för att framgångsrikt åstadkomma en bestående förbättring av driftsäkerheten och
KEEP THINGS RUNNING
At IDCON, we understand the pressure you face trying to build a reliable plant
We provide side-by-side, reliability and maintenance consulting and training designed to keep your equipment running.
For over 45 years, we’ve partnered with hundreds of manufacturing plants around the world to eliminate the costs and the pressure caused by unreliable equipment.
And we’d love to do the same for you.