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Bluefield Asset Management: Developing & Managing A Strategic Improvement Plan For Maintenance 15Aug
2019

Bluefield Asset Management: Developing & Managing A Strategic Improvement Plan For Maintenance

Many businesses want to improve their maintenance performance but are unsure where to start and how to ensure the effort continues. The first step is to review the business performance against the strategic asset...
Bluefield Asset Management: Effective...

Bluefield Asset Management: Effective...

8 August 2019
It is quite common in mining and resource industries to include a...
Bluefield Asset Management: Practical...

Bluefield Asset Management: Practical...

1 August 2019
One of the greatest mistakes that are often made when companies...
Bluefield Asset Management: VIMS Data Analysis

Bluefield Asset Management: VIMS Data Analysis

25 July 2019
Our client, the owner of a fleet of 789 trucks, asked Bluefield to...
Bluefield Asset Management: Komatsu 960 Life Cycle Strategy
19 July 2019

Bluefield Asset Management: Komatsu 960 Life Cycle Strategy

Our client the owner of a large greenfield open cut copper mine wanted to develop a detailed life cycle strategy for their new 960 trucks that, when implemented, would ensure the equipment reliability and minimise the maintenance costs. Bluefield was asked to develop a practical life cycle...
Why Are We Simply Adding More Inspection And Replacement Tasks?
25 June 2019

Why Are We Simply Adding More Inspection And Replacement Tasks?

By Matt McLeod  At recent engagements, I have seen a trend towards adding more inspection and parts replacement tasks to the maintenance plan with little analysis to support these decisions.  Across Bluefield, we’ve also observed that more inspection tasks mean PM checklists are...
Lessons Learned – The Importance Of Protecting The Plan
18 June 2019

Lessons Learned – The Importance Of Protecting The Plan

In Bluefield's project/shutdown readiness checklist we listed the keys to success as “plan the details, plan the details, plan the details and protect the plan”. Protecting the plan is simply asking what usually goes wrong with each of the tasks and either avoiding these possibilities...
Are You Having Trouble Finding And Retaining Maintenance Staff?
11 June 2019

Are You Having Trouble Finding And Retaining Maintenance Staff?

We’ve already noticed the labour market tightening again in the mining industry, meaning it’s becoming harder to find and retain maintenance staff.  The best defence against this situation is to reduce your staffing requirements and build a culture of mutual accountability in the...

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