MEDIA RELEASE: Become a Certified Asset Management Assessor for ISO 55001

Recognised in Australia, USA, Canada and Brazil & ISO 55001, ISO 17021-5, ISO 19011 Compliant

Certification for ISO 55001 assessors is to be released this October!

Certification will benefit all participants of the program. From major organisations and companies confirming a credentialed workforce, to owner operators managing their own assets and implementing improvements to increase returns and productivity; through to individuals with experience and those aiming to advance their careers in Asset Management. It’s a winning combination: development of people and capabilities, gaining compliance, adding value to an asset and strengthening stakeholder relationships.

Certified Asset Management Assessors (CAMA) will now be recognised throughout Australia, USA, Canada, and Brazil. Certification complies with ISO 55001 Asset Management standards in core requirements and knowledge; ISO 17021-5 (Conformity assessment -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems -- Part 5: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of asset management systems); and ISO 19011 (Guidelines for auditing management systems).

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MEDIA RELEASE: 'Living Asset Management' - Not Just Another Textbook

‘this book is different… the ideas presented represent a paradigm shift in thinking about asset management. Rather than the traditional approach of focusing on plant and equipment, systems and processes, this book focuses on people and the need for good leadership and strategies for developing a high performance culture which ensures excellence in asset management…’

Dr. Marlene Kanga, 2013 National President of Engineers Australia

‘Living Asset Management’ is a must read for anyone on the asset management career path, and is targeted towards those in leadership roles and senior management. Case studies are supported by theory and every anecdote is thorough and relevant. This is not just another textbook!

The authors have a combined global experience spanning some sixty years; hard won knowledge which has allowed them to identify and form a firm belief that effective asset management is a value driver for any business. It allows organisations to meet their objectives and make the best use of available resources. It’s a ‘win-win’ situation for all parties: asset managers, the organisation, stakeholders and the assets.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Announcing a Joint Venture for Certification in ISO 55001 for Asset Management Assessors

The Worldwide Partnership in Asset Management Certification

A Joint Venture for

Certification in ISO 55001 for Asset Management Assessors

SOON TO BE RELEASED

‘…Since 1991 we have engaged with industry leaders and world class researchers to identify significant challenges and innovative solutions…Now we can provide an even greater level of professionalism and customer service…’
Dave Daines - ISO Representative for CRC Mining

A worldwide partnership was recently formed, between four national, not-for-profit organisations, to provide industry certification for Asset Management Assessors. The certification will assure the quality of assessors, and confirm their knowledge and comprehension in asset management systems.

Stakeholders responsible for this ground-breaking initiative include ABRAMAN-Brazilian Maintenance Association, a private, scientific society with 2700 professional and organisational members; the USA Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals Certifying Organisation (SMRPCO), formed by practitioners to advance reliability and create leaders in the field; the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC), a national association providing global leadership, education and certification in world class maintenance, reliability and physical asset management practices, and in Australia, the Asset Management Council; committed to promotion of best asset management practices in industrial, commercial, academic and government organisations.

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ISO 55001 Assessor Certification Exam Beta Test

The Asset Management Council has been working with more than 30 volunteers in Australia and New Zealand to create set of questions for an ISO Assessor exam, to certify individuals to be approved as ISO 55001 Assessors.

The volunteers contributed more than 250 multiple choice questions that have been approved by SMRPCO as suitable for beta testing.

The Asset Management Council has invited individuals who contributed to the exam to sit the trial, which will be held in a number of Australian cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, in the coming week.

For any further information please contact Mo at mo.barghash@amcouncil.com.au

AM Council Discussion: Best Practice Use of Asset Management in Major Capital Projects

Examples of Best Practice Use of Asset Management in Major Capital Projects

Dave Daines, Asset Management Lead at BHP Billiton

Historically, it would appear that a lot of project groups either specifically treat some of this work as Operational Readiness and / or Maintenance Development at the project delivery stage and potentially fail to recognise the benefits at the Project Development stages (Concept / Selection /Definition).

What I am seeking is examples of the asset management approach being truly applied during project development and delivery stages and would like to talk to any organisation that consider they do this well.

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