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Rethinking N+1 redundancy design guidelines in the public utility industry

Posted on: March 4th, 2020 by Aladon

How often do we challenge long accepted design practices, especially in the utility industries such as power, water and wastewater? In order to do so, we must look outside public utilities and apply lessons from other industries. Airline and auto industries are two that rely less on redundancy by focusing on increasing the reliability of
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4th Industrial Revolution Requires 4th Generation Maintenance

Posted on: October 23rd, 2019 by Aladon

Today the Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Aladon and The Aladon Network are leaders worldwide in guiding asset owners to stay ahead of the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution with our Fourth Generation Maintenance approach, RCM3™.  The following insight by an IBM Global Entrepreneur captures the essence of the technological upheavals of the
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Beyond OEM Recommended Maintenance: Take Control of Your Maintenance Through RCM3

Posted on: July 28th, 2019 by Aladon

Asset managers and maintainers are, by nature, a risk averse bunch of people. And why wouldn’t they be? One poor decision can result in consequences ranging from the merely costly to the fatally disastrous, often with an added layer of spectacularly bad publicity to top it off. When names like Chernobyl, Deepwater Horizon and Piper
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Network Member Profile: Meet Jay Shellogg, Strategic Maintenance

Posted on: April 7th, 2019 by Aladon

When Jay Shellogg, owner and founder of Strategic Maintenance, first learned about Aladon’s approach to reliability centered maintenance, he immediately recognized its benefits and sustainability. He jumped at the chance to master RCM2. At the time he was a maintenance engineer working in the heavy process manufacturing industry of pulp and paper in Arkansas, at
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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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