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Meet Marius Basson: Aladon President and Network Member

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019 by Aladon

What drove you to pursue a career in implementing business improvement and reliability initiatives? When I started in engineering, I worked as a design engineer, designing first military and then heavy mining equipment. I quickly realized that there is a big gap between what Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) prescribe and what end-users really need for
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Introducing RCM3: The Future of Reliability Centered Maintenance Is Here

Posted on: December 27th, 2018 by Aladon

Marius Basson, Aladon Network releases RCM3 textbook WILMINGTON, NC–––In response to changing requirements, the international standards for physical asset management and advances in technology, The Aladon Network is launching the next generation reliability centered maintenance, RCM3 TM, with the release of its new textbook on January 10: RCM3: Risk-Based Reliability Centered Maintenance by Marius Basson.
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Considering a reliability improvement program for 2019? Start with these 8 essential questions

Posted on: December 16th, 2018 by Aladon

By Marius Basson, Aladon owner and operator Preparing for a reliability centered maintenance (RCM) improvement program requires a well-defined process and team-based approach. The foundation of any improvement program is the business assessment (what needs to be done and why) and the requirements and strategies (who will do it and how). Once this is determined,
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When is Maintenance Worthwhile?

Posted on: November 5th, 2018 by Aladon

Determining if maintenance on specific assets is worthwhile is tied to the risk associated with the failures it is meant to prevent. When considering that many (if not most) failures are caused by intervention or improper maintenance, the minimum amount of safe maintenance not only adds to an organization’s bottom line but increases uptime and
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Value-Based Maintenance

Posted on: November 2nd, 2018 by Aladon

By Marius Basson I was recently asked about value-based maintenance, and it made me think about what we do every day for our clients – it is exactly that! The Aladon Network is the global risk and reliability network that specializes in RCM-based methodologies applied to physical assets in all industries and endeavors known to
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