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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

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 […]

Using templates for RCM content

Using a template in RCM content has been a contentious issue in the past due to concerns that the content will be applied without the requisite consideration given to operating context. However, with the appropriate guidelines in place, practitioners can save valuable time in the analysis phase by reusing existing RCM2™ or RCM3™ analysis content. […]

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, […]