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When is Maintenance Worthwhile?

When is Maintenance Worthwhile?

Determining if maintenance on specific assets is worthwhile is tied to the risk associated with the failures it is meant to prevent. When considering that many (if not most) failures are caused by intervention or improper maintenance, the minimum amount of safe maintenance not only adds to an organization’s bottom line but increases uptime and […]

Value based maintenance

Value-Based Maintenance

By Marius Basson I was recently asked about value-based maintenance, and it made me think about what we do every day for our clients – it is exactly that! The Aladon Network is the global risk and reliability network that specializes in RCM-based methodologies applied to physical assets in all industries and endeavors known to […]

what's the difference between criticality, risk and consequence

Knowing the Difference Between Criticality, Consequence and Risk Can Lead to Better Business Outcomes and Avert Disaster

When it comes to managing an organization’s physical assets, it is crucial to understand the difference between criticality, consequence and risk. Organizations that focus on risk attempt to reduce intolerable risks to tolerable levels, while ignoring critical assets posing a low-risk. While companies may acknowledge the criticality of their assets, they may do little or […]

3 Best Practices for Working with OEMs and Contractors

Integral to every industry with assets that require maintenance are OEMs and contractors who provide the maintenance, monitoring or even the actual assets to organizations. This can be complicated when it comes to ensuring your organization efficiently, safely and cost effectively uses these assets. Add to this the numerous new technologies and techniques available for […]

5 Ways to Build Reslience

5 Ways Utilities Can Build Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather

By Marius Basson With hurricanes, flooding and even typhoons wrestling for headlines on any given week, building resilience in a utility business today is more challenging than ever. The good news, though, is that understanding the challenges and risks your business faces every day is half the battle. In order to build resilience, organizations have […]

The Aladon Network Presenting at IMC-2015

Aladon Network Member organizations are the exclusive providers of reliability solutions which are founded on world class Reliability-centred Maintenance (RCM2™) training and consulting services. This global network has helped clients apply RCM2 based practices in over 80 countries. Attend sessions featuring our network members and clients to hear how organizations that have successfully applied RCM2 […]

Aladon releases RCM3™

Aladon released RCM3™ in April 2015 at its Principals’ meeting in South Africa. RCM3 will be the next generation Aladon RCM. RCM3™ does not replace RCM2™! RCM2 is still the most used RCM methodology worldwide. We have enhanced our methodology and our process to make the analysis results even more robust and defensible (especially for […]

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], 312.894.6313 Description: The marcus evans Reliability and Maintenance in Mining Conference is a two day event that will feature […]

Marius Basson to Lead The Aladon Network

Set to Take Aladon Reliability Practices to New Heights with Cooperation of Network Members and Bentley Systems as Priority Technology Partner to the Network WILMINGTON, N.C., U.S.A. – June 9, 2014 – Aladon and Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Marius Basson, a […]

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