Juggling Maintenance and Reliability with OEMs

Jugging Maintenance

It’s rather obvious to state that maintenance of assets results in a greater reliability of that asset. In asset management circles, a well-oiled machine is not just a metaphor. But with large engineering assets, sometimes the reliability of your asset relies on external providers, such as OEMs, as well as your own business. What happens to your asset maintenance plan when depending on suppliers as part of reliability?

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Data Mining in Asset Management

Data Mining

Working with data is a must. In our technical world, we can’t avoid data.

Within asset management, data can help businesses build value. This can be achieved via data mining, which is the extraction of patterns within large data sets, and as there is almost always valuable information contained in every large data set, discovering these patterns will help to inform decisions at all levels of a business. The trick lies in avoiding the pitfalls to find and use that valuable information.

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GFMAM June 2020 Meeting Communique

gfmam2020The GFMAM met during the last week of June via the web during a series of late night meetings for our two delegates. Both of the AMCouncil representatives, Dave Daines and John Hardwick, attended the GFMAM online meetings from 7pm until midnight for 5 nights in a row. Thankyou to both Dave and John for their commitment and time in attending the GFMAM meetings on behalf of the AMCouncil. The Communique from the June 2020 meeting of the GFMAM can be accessed here.

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Asset Management in a Changing Energy Sector

Changing Energy

The energy sector is undergoing rapid change. For those working in the sector, keeping up to date with knowledge in order to help the business build value from effective asset management.

With renewable energy options becoming more the norm, and the brown coal-fired plants of old being disused and repurposed, it is timely to re-establish standards and protocols in systems, operation, and management. Bring in new frameworks to ensure system security and efficient capacity, and coordinate new forecasting to anticipate restraints in service and enhanced intelligence surrounding decision-making tools.

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GFMAM Maintenance Framework Review - Call for EOI for reviewers

call for eoiGFMAM Maintenance Framework Review

Call for Expressions of Interest – Review Team and Convenor – Closes Friday 17th July

The AM Council is seeking expressions of interest from its membership for suitably qualified persons to join an enthusiastic team to review the GFMAM Maintenance Framework Document.  Here is a chance to shape the globally recognized maintenance guidance document.

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