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How utilities use RCD

Aladon methodologies are helping utilities today Utilities today around the world face similar challenges of aging equipment, as well as a retiring workforce. With Aladon thoughtware and software, we are working together with utility companies in water, electric, sanitary and oil industries to build a reliability culture. These same organizations traditionally tend to be risk-averse. […]

Reliability & Maintenance in Mining 2014 Conference

Title: Reliability & Maintenance in Mining 2014 Conference Subtitle: Moving Reliability and Maintenance Practices Out of Isolation and into the Core Company Culture Dates/Location: December 3-4, 2014 | Toronto, ON URL: http://bit.ly/1uiNRXM Contact: Abby Wilson, [email protected]h.com, 312.894.6313 Description: The marcus evans Reliability and Maintenance in Mining Conference is a two day event that will feature […]

Sustaining a Reliability Initiative

Join guest speaker Paul Lanthier as he discusses how to sustain a reliability culture. Topics include: – How to maintain focus after the project – Transition from a project phase to an operational phase – Developing a control plan – Measure and manage sustainment – Continuous improvement – Rewards and recognition – Celebrate success

Successfully Managing a Reliability Initiative

Guest speaker Paul Lanthier discusses how to manage a successful reliability initiative. Topics include: • Defining Goals • Scoping the Project • Organization/Communication Strategy • Measuring Success • Stages — Analyze/Implement/Clean Up/Apply/Living Program • Asset vs. Site Focus • Getting People on the Playing Field • How to Reset the Bar while Maintaining Focus Watch […]

How do we get involvement of Equipment Specialists in RCM2 Analyses?

One of the common challenges faced when preparing to conduct Reliability Centered Maintenance analyses is obtaining the commitment to dedicate resources for the duration of the analysis. Managers are always looking for ways to reduce the involvement their most valued resources (equipment specialists, operators, tradespeople) will play in the RCM2 analysis. In today’s typically short staffed […]

People often confuse reliability and availability

People often confuse reliability and availability. Simply put availability is a measure of the % of time the equipment is in an operable state while reliability is a measure of how long the item performs its intended function. We can refine these definitions by considering the desired performance standards. Availability is an Operations parameter as, […]

Understanding the difference between reliability and availability

Reliability can be defined as “the probability that an item will perform its intended functions for a specified interval under stated conditions”. It can be measured by Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) and predicted Reliability (R) = e-?t, where t is the time in service. Availability can be defined as “the probability that an item […]

People and Processes, Inc. joins The Aladon Network as a provider of RCM2 and MTA Facilitation and Training

For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, June 22, 2011, Yulee, Florida, USA People and Processes, Inc.  a leader in education and consulting services dedicated to Maintenance and Operations enhancement announced today that the organization has become a Member Organization of The Aladon Network. The Aladon Network is a global community of reliability professionals whose members are certified by […]

Latest from Russia: Maintenance Practices & RCM Concept Initiatives Booming

  Over the last couple of years we are seeing a growing interest from many Russian companies who are looking to use new methodologies and new maintenance techniques in various industries. One of the biggest interests is the RCM2 methodology and asset performance management systems. Major catastrophic incidents that have occurred recently in Russia (e.g. Sayano-Shushenskaya […]