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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 […]

RCM Facilitators & Implementers Need to Work as a Team for Success

Conducting an RCM2 analysis is the important first step in developing an effective asset reliability program, but the effort doesn’t stop there. In order to gain the maximum benefit from the analysis effort, the implementation of the analysis results must follow. Just as the Facilitator requires a specific set of skills to conduct an analysis, […]

Defining Failures and Being Consistent

To identify when maintenance is required, we need to define failure. The traditional view was that as equipment gets older, it is more likely to fail. Failure was defined as when the equipment breaks down and is no longer operational. However, studies have shown that the majority of failures are not age related. In the […]

Need For Synergy Applying Concurrent Result Oriented Techniques

By Henry Ellmann, Ellmann, y Sueiro & Asociados Introduction Over the many years of implementing RCM2 we have learned many “do’s” and “don’ts”. We share these experiences with many of our colleagues engaged in similar activities. Therefore, in this paper we are not presenting any revolutionary concepts. To the contrary, we wish to recap and […]

RCM2 Group on LinkedIn – Join the conversation

Join our RCM2 Group on LinkedIn today to engage in conversations around RCM2 with people interested in using RCM2 and other reliability experts. What a great way to showcase your expertise or learn from the experts. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 100 million members and growing rapidly. LinkedIn connects you to […]

MTBE Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MMSB) Implements a Proactive Maintenance Strategy in Nine Weeks with Ivara EXP Enterprise

International Petrochemical Company Completes Successful First Site Implementation of Ivara’s Asset Performance Management Software BURLINGTON, ON (Dec. 1, 2008) – Ivara Corporation, the industry leader and innovator in asset performance management solutions, today announced that MTBE Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MMSB), a subsidiary of Petronas, an international petroleum corporation, has successfully completed its first pilot site […]