Reliability and Maintenance

IIoT for R&M: The Real Struggle

What will it really take to adopt IIoT technology into Reliability and Maintenance? In Part 1 of this two-part series, we’ll look at the first hurdle.

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What NOT to Do as a Maintenance Planner

by Torbjörn Idhammar Every organization needs to provide planners with a clear job description. That description may differ among companies due to the size of the organization. Some companies combine the roles of planner and supervisor. Others have dedicated planners for shutdowns/turnarounds. Many have staff members with the title of “planner” who do not do any actual planning. So, how ...

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When Operations Runs Maintenance

Are you thinking about reorganizing by having maintenance report to operations? My advice to you is: “Bad idea.” Consider, instead, keeping your central maintenance organization and putting some of the hourly workers in specific work areas.

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