Automating Delay Reporting to Deliver Effective Maintenance
Setting a maintenance strategy that best fits a business plan is crucial to survival in modern industry. Maintenance strategies are business plans and they need to show economic benefits before they are accepted. Maintenance adds value by:Increasing production availability,Increasing production rates, and Improving product quality.
This paper shows how maintenance planners at several facilities, including Xstrata's Australian Facility - Bulga Coal present the benefits of their maintenance through the implementation and use of publicly available software (ProcessMORe by Matrikon Canada and Australia) and appropriate maintenance methods.