Mobile equipment legislation – maintaining compliance

Legislation for mobile equipment compliance is updated periodically, and often in response to reportable incidents happening on site. With each update to legislation, the onus is on you to ensure your asset management, work instructions and bills of material are updated accordingly. Legislative changes happen once or twice a year, and updates and notifications happen […]

AssetOn-Hastings Deering Joint Project Delivers for BMC

A new and industry-shaping partnership between AssetOn and Hastings Deering has passed an initial test with flying colours. The pairing took on an ambitious project at the South Walker Creek Coal Mine in the Bowen Basin, owned by BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC), building a Bill of Materials and Work Instructions for a Cat 992K Wheel Loader using […]

Why Efficient Supply-Chains Need Accurate Data

Accurate and accessible master data is an essential ingredient in reducing downtime, improving efficiency and ensuring safety on mine sites. But the benefits go beyond these crucial areas, with impressive gains to be made in supply chain efficiency when accurate master data is leveraged by your ERP. These efficiencies are only made possible if the […]

Geoff Boon: A system is only as good as its data

The best ERP systems are only as good as the data they hold, and unfortunately there are so many businesses migrating rubbish data into shiny new systems but ending up with the same result. Improving data quality is one of the most valuable things we do for clients, but it’s not just about filling gaps. […]

Identifying and Fixing Gaps in SAP Master Data

Background Glencore Coal Australia deployed SAP as their ERP and asset management system in 2016. Glencore Coal sites have been adding Maintenance Tasks, Maintenance Plans/Items & Bill of Materials on a site-by-site basis. While some good information was added to SAP, lack of a consistent approach led to the following issues: Not all parts had […]

New AssetOn-Hastings Deering Partnership a Win for Mine Sites

A landmark partnership between industry leaders Hasting Deering and AssetOn is set to deliver significant productivity and efficiency gains to mine sites in Queensland, the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia. The partnership will see AssetOn deliver their patented master data service for all new and in-service Caterpillar equipment distributed by Hastings Deering […]