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Reliability and Maintainability Up-Front

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Original date: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In the face of global competition organizations must innovate to achieve their strategic goals as cost effectively as possible. In this session hear how the BHP Billiton Maintenance and Improvement team worked to validate the capability of the world’s biggest greenfield potash project. Using key pillars such as: asset management plan aligned with business goals, reliability design, maintainability by design, work management implementation plan, and asset care strategy development, this team unlocked new horizons of effective development for reliability and maintainability professionals. Thinking outside the box, using common and accessible tools, while determining the best stage each method should be implemented has been key to the team’s success.

BoK Content Source: 
MainTrain 2015
BoK Content Type: 
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Asset Management Framework Subject: 
01 Strategy & Planning, 1.02 Asset Mgmt Strategy & Objectives, 03 Lifecycle Delivery, 3.05 Maintenance Delivery, 3.06 Reliability Engineering
Maintenance Management Framework Subject: 
01 Business & Organization Context, 1.1 Requirements & Expectations, 05 Maintenance & Reliability Engineering, 5.2 Reliability Modelling, 5.5 Reliability Sustainment
Author Title: 
Reliability Engineer
Author Employer: 
BHP Billiton
Author Bio: 

Sharif is a reliability engineer with 9 years global experience in mineral extraction and processing. He has worked with many multi-national organizations such as Lafarge, Holcim and is currently working with BHP Billiton at Jansen mine project. He is a mechanical engineer (E.I.T) by trade, as well as a certified Maintenance Management Professional, recently completing his Capstone project.