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Measuring OEE in your CMMS/EAM

Posted on 2023-11-30

Measuring OEE in your CMMS/EAM

Should the OEE be calculated in the maintenance system (CMMS/EAM), in production tracking systems (MES, ERP), in monitoring systems (IoT based, SCADA, PLC, DCS)? Or perhaps in an external system based on data from multiple sources either automatically or manually input? There is no right or wrong answer, it all depends on your current needs, situation, and IT landscape.

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Infrastructure owners: advice on working with Chinese builders abroad

Posted on 2023-10-19

Infrastructure owners: advice on working with Chinese builders abroad

This article is written for infrastructure or plant owners contracting with Chinese EPC companies for projects outside of China. Chinese builders have come to dominate the global infrastructure market along the “Belt and Road”, the loosely defined “New Silk Road” of infrastructure-driven development across nearly 140 countries.

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For Chinese (and other) EPCs: advice on CMMS and O&M preparation for overseas projects

Posted on 2023-10-19

For Chinese (and other) EPCs: advice on CMMS and O&M preparation for overseas projects

For EPC companies, Chinese and international, O&M preparation, the Smart O&M or CMMS system, can provide a key differentiator during the tendering process. It is also an important deliverable in the project, to ensure O&M handover and maintenance preparedness.

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The earlier the better: advantages of Smart O&M or “turnkey CMMS” in greenfield projects

Posted on 2023-10-17

The earlier the better: advantages of Smart O&M or “turnkey CMMS” in greenfield projects

Experience has shown that the earlier reliability and maintainability are taken into account in a construction project, the better.

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Maintenance excellence and the elusive ‘smart water unicorn’

Posted on 2023-09-28

Maintenance excellence and the elusive ‘smart water unicorn’

This article, authored by Siveco China Managing Director Bruno Lhopiteau, was previously published in Aquatech, sharing the key factors driving top-tier maintenance performance within water companies across Asia.

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IoT for predictive maintenance and the hidden complexity behind its successful, practical, implementation

Posted on 2023-07-07

IoT for predictive maintenance and the hidden complexity behind its successful, practical, implementation

IoT, Digital Twins, Industry 4.0 have been hot topic for several years already. Vendors tend to make near-magical promises. “Predictive maintenance” is often called a low hanging fruit for such technologies, usually by people who ignore the fundamentals of maintenance.

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