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By Kendall Kunz The main goal of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is to ensure consistency and efficiency in maintenance practices. These procedures standardize maintenance activities, ensuring that each task is performed uniformly, regardless of the technician. When implemented correctly, they can improve the average speed and quality of performed maintenance work, leading to a reduction in downtime, improved equipment longevity, and better asset performance over time. This guide aims to provide a comprehensive approach to developing ...
June is a month dedicated to the environment and a good occasion to reflect on the great challenges facing the world. Hurricanes, tornadoes, global warming, glacier loss, the greenhouse effect, sea warming, and extreme weather conditions are a common problem. The United Nations has decreed June 1 as World Reef Day, June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day, June 8 has been designated as World Oceans Day and June 17 is intended to celebrate World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.  According to UN estimates, by 2025 the planet could ...
In industry, business and public office, women are gaining more and more space and prominence. Professional women, entrepreneurs, CEOs, women in all areas of scientific, political, economic and social development are serving and using their talents to build a better world. WIRAM, Women in Reliability and Asset Management, is the international organization that aims to highlight the role of women in the world of Reliability and Asset Management, a field traditionally occupied by men. Affiliated to the Association of Asset Management Professionals ...
By Steven Hoffenson  Asset-intensive enterprises, such as utilities, often face large backlogs of maintenance work orders, which include routine preventive maintenance (PM) tasks and corrective maintenance (CM) actions to address known equipment issues. Since the backlog of work orders usually exceeds the available person hours on a weekly basis, maintenance supervisors face the ongoing, time-consuming challenge of determining which tasks to prioritize, when to schedule them, and who should be assigned to complete them. This intricate process ...
The Association of Asset Management Professional (AMP) will contact all certified professionals at least six months before certification expires to invite them to take the recertification process. CRL and CMM certification upgrades have new fees effective May 1, 2024. Once the new certificates are issued, they will be valid for three years. Professional certifications are increasingly gaining importance in the competitive world of business and industry. The best qualified professionals invest time, effort and resources in obtaining ...
The Association of Asset Management Professionals, AMP, is currently promoting the achievement of this badge, after passing an exam that anyone can take. The Reliabilityweb.com organization offers the entire syllabus, related to the Uptime® Elements™ Framework, as well as other learning resources to successfully pass this test. Those who earn this badge will boost their own career by gaining greater credibility, as the badge is "a testament to the individual's commitment and expertise in lubrication as a critical aspect of asset management." ...
CRL Domain Mastery Belt projects enable asset management professionals to advance their careers and positively impact their organizations by achieving high profitability results and driving a culture of reliability. With five CRL Domain Mastery Belt projects, you automatically earn a Black Belt, a prestigious recognition for contributions developed in the context of reliability and with the focus of the Uptime® Elements™ framework. Driving and implementing a strong asset management culture that involves everyone in the organization is hard ...