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Forecasting Maintenance Excellence

Forecasting Maintenance Excellence

Striking a good balance between the cost of maintenance and cost of failure is essential. Profit margins are under ever-increasing pressure making it impossible for companies to carry-on with their current operational expenditure. Ageing assets coupl ...

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Part 1 – Public transport vs cloud computing, or is it the same?

Part 1 – Public transport vs cloud computing, or is it the same?

I have recently moved back to London, and need to commute to the office every day. Having a car is exciting – I will have more control, I will be able to leave home as I please, and use it as much as I want so long as I remember to fill it w ...

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Powerful workflows – Integrating Insights

Powerful workflows – Integrating Insights

Increasing workflow efficiency is a key area of Asset Performance Management (APM). Poor information management is a hidden cost that can account for up to a fifth of operational budgets. New technology will enhance the existing workflows and create ...

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Qualitative VS Quantitative RBI: what are the benefits?

Qualitative VS Quantitative RBI: what are the benefits?

So, what’s the best approach Qualitative VS Quantitative RBI? DNV GL compared the implementation of qualitative and quantitative Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) on a specific project. When implementing RBI, engineers can typically choose to perform ...

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What did my Brompton teach me about condition-based maintenance?

What did my Brompton teach me about condition-based maintenance?

I’ve been riding my Brompton – one of those nice folding bikes – to work almost every day for the past 4 years. I love it; one of the best purchases I have ever made! Interestingly, it also taught me the importance of condition-based maintenanc ...

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Analytical solutions VS Data Analytics - What are the differences?

Analytical solutions VS Data Analytics - What are the differences?

As the industry evolved, new buzz words are being used to describe new techniques and methods to support the decision-making in the asset performance management area. Two key (and very similar) terms can lead to confusion - Data analytics and Analyti ...

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Consequence and Risk Analysis of releases of hazardous materials from buried pipelines made easy

Consequence and Risk Analysis of releases of hazardous materials from buried pipelines made easy

Releases of hazardous materials from buried pipelines can have disastrous consequences. A rupture and ignition of flammable gas from a buried pipeline in British Columbia, Canada initiated a forest fire which resulted in 1.6 hectares of land being bu ...

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New version of Maros and Taro!

New version of Maros and Taro!

We’re pleased to announce the release of Maros 9.3.1 and Taro 5.3.1. The focus of this release is the ability to define bottlenecks in Maros with further debottlenecking capability, previously available in Taro. Previously, Maros has validated t ...

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Terminology explained: What is the difference between Calendar and Operational time?

Terminology explained: What is the difference between Calendar and Operational time?

Kuhan Sivathasan, Principal Asset Performance Consultant For this week’s Terminology explained: What is the difference between Calendar and Operational time? We’ve got one of the most experience Asset Performance Consultants, Kuhan Sivathasa ...

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Terminology Explained: What is Safety Integrity Level (SIL)?

Terminology Explained: What is Safety Integrity Level (SIL)?

Another Terminology Explained: What is Safety Integrity Level (SIL)? This post aims at providing a brief introduction to the concept of Safety Integrity Level (SIL) and how this is interpreted in Synergi Plant. Big thank you to Felipe Sodré and C ...

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