Anthony Large: End-to-End Experience Drives Solutions

I see a lot of mine sites struggling with very similar things: not having the right skill sets on site, and having messy, incomplete data. When it comes to managing and maintaining your machinery, and keeping people safe, deficiencies in skill and data pose a real risk. Human health and safety is paramount of course, […]

Know When to Stop Sweating Your Assets

I was with a client recently discussing their annual maintenance budget. Like most Australian mines, cost reduction had been a huge driver of asset strategy over the last few years. And while ‘running lean’ provided much needed cash-flow relief, this is not a long-term strategy if asset performance and safety are to be maintained. This […]

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 […]

Stuart Burckhardt: Smart decisions key to site efficiency

There’s risk in working like this – risk to people and machinery. And this risk can come to the fore when there isn’t enough time or space for innovative and strategic thinking. Wanting to bridge this gap is why I joined Geoff Boon and Anthony Large at AssetOn. We all share a common passion for […]

How Much Does Poor Quality Asset Master Data Cost You?

It’s no secret that having the right information easily accessible significantly improves workforce efficiency and business operations. Particularly in maintenance and other heavy industries, having accurate Asset Master Data documentation is absolutely fundamental. Without it, critical components may be installed incorrectly, or not get changed at the right time. Incorrect or out of date job […]

Downtime Meets its Match in Work Instructions

On a mine site in central Queensland, the night-shift team were instructed to lift a dump body from a Cat 785D haul truck, so they printed out the procedure from CAT SIS. The document stated the weight of the body at 27t and the team proceeded to remove the body pins and secure it to […]