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Determining optimal staffing for maintenance departments

14th October 2021 By Philip Hanekom, Associate Consultant at Pragma Africa Any Asset Management (AM) system either fails or succeeds because of people. Competence, process discipline and capacity are key, and without these fundamentals, in place, any system is bound to be ineffective. 

Better tech. Better asset registers. Better decision-making

11th October 2021 A good foundation keeps a house standing and protects you from untimely losses. The same goes for the management of physical assets, where a proper asset register forms the foundation for all decisions made about your organisation’s tangible assets. Knowing what assets you have, what condition... 

Digital Transformation | A reality check

11th October 2021 Digital transformation is high on the agenda of many companies across the world and all industries. The manufacturing industry has been flooded with IoT and digitalisation-based content, including videos, webinars and articles. The solutions often seem too advanced and very pricey. IoT is not new... 

The role of proactive infrastructure asset maintenance programs in civil unrest recovery

11th October 2021 With an estimated R 50 billion cost to the economy, there is no doubt that the July 2021 civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal, and certain parts of Gauteng, has left South Africa poorer. While more than 300 lives were lost, the excessive looting also resulted in the destruction of infrastructure. The... 

What training and learning pathways are available for aspiring reliability engineers

11th October 2021 Good reliability engineering forms the cornerstone of an organisation’s ability to deliver its asset management objectives. In our first article on this topic, The Role and Importance of Reliability Engineering, we discussed the role and responsibilities of a reliability engineer. We looked at... 

Do municipal asset management software systems enable better asset management?

11th October 2021 Through all the legislative requirements of GRAP[1] and mSCOA[2], we have seen a growing emphasis on asset management within local government during the past decade. Naturally, there has also been a lot of focus on software systems to support the various requirements. Still, for the most part,... 
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