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Making the Most of Your Factory Assets

Peter Jackson, senior consultant, MCP Consulting Group, tackles the challenges to implementing an effective asset management plan by outlining 10 factors which need to be taken into consideration, analysed and acted upon. Leading manufacturing and service companies know that effective Asset Management is a basic need for long-term competitiveness. But even today, MCP has evidence that … Read More

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MCP skills up

MCP is pleased to announce that our Consultant & Trainer, Richard Fathers, has successfully passed his Advanced Asset Management examination. He has now achieved his IAM Diploma in Asset Management. IAM Qualifications are awarded to those who are successful in the related IAM Examinations. The Qualifications are designed to recognise an individual’s knowledge and understanding … Read More

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The Business Benefits of ISO 55000 Certification

Public and private organisations invest vast sums of money in assets. These might be infrastructure , utilities, buildings and machinery in sectors such as oil, gas, chemical, utilities, engineering, transport and manufacturing. If you sweat your asset too much they may fail and incur expensive repair and loss of product / service costs. If your … Read More

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The Business Benefits of ISO 55000 Certification

  Public and private organisations invest vast sums of money in assets. These might be infrastructure, utilities, buildings and machinery in sectors such as oil, gas, chemical, utilities, engineering, transport and manufacturing. If you sweat your assets too much they may fail and incur expensive repair and loss of product/ service costs. If your asset … Read More

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Benefits of multi-skilling

The 2015 Works Management People Productivity report stated that 39% of companies suffered from a shortage of multi-skilled maintenance engineers. When I did my apprenticeship with British Rail Engineering in the 80s there were a number of trades, namely mechanical, machinist, electrical, carpentry, sheet metal working, welding, pipe fitting, plumbing and painting. I could go … Read More

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