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2024-06-14

Heavy Equipment Maintenance 

Consistent and clear maintenance processes are important for most of your assets, however, for heavy equipment it becomes critical. Not only does a systematic maintenance strategy help ensure longevity and optimal performance in heavy equipment, but it also minimizes the risk of accidents and breakdowns. This post covers the distinct characteristics of heavy equipment maintenance and how it can reduce costs and increase availability and productivity when done right.
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2024-05-30

What is Idling in the Heavy Industry?

In the construction materials and heavy equipment industry, idling refers to engines running without doing productive work. For example, machines in quarries that are running, but not productively moving equipment or materials are common instances where idling occurs.
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2024-05-24

What is Preventive Maintenance?

Preventive maintenance is a method of proactive maintenance management that relies on doing things ahead of time, before it becomes a problem.
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2024-04-24

Predictive vs Preventive Maintenance Explained

If you work with maintenance management within the construction materials industry, predictive and preventive maintenance will be on your radar. Each method is a proactive maintenance practice, yet they can offer distinct advantages and drawbacks, supporting different operational needs and objectives. We break down both maintenance strategies – when they should be applied, how they compare, and what to consider when choosing which maintenance approach suits your business best.
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2024-04-17

Seamless Workflows: Optimizing data collection with CheckProof and ERP Systems

Larger companies across a variety of industry segments worldwide, tend to rely on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to manage day-to-day operations. The construction materials industry is no exception, and ERP systems will often form the backbone of how companies manage their supply chain, finances, purchasing, and more. CheckProof offers an external API that enables integrations with ERP systems. Merging data
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2024-04-11

The Importance of Quality Control

In the construction materials industry (or for that matter, any other) effective Quality Control (QC) routines are business critical and adopting digital quality controls can be transformative in maintaining product standards, meeting customer expectations, and ultimately, ensuring business success.
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2024-03-15

Benefits of Using RFID for Preventative Maintenance 

Preventative maintenance is all about identifying and avoiding defects and deviations before they cause problems and expensive breakdowns. Routines are critical to safe maintenance work. But how can you ensure your operators know the maintenance for every piece of machinery AND that they carried out the checks?
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2024-03-07

Importance of Routine Maintenance

There is an increased awareness and acceleration within the heavy industries on how ‘Routine Maintenance’ workflows should replace traditional reactive maintenance methods for the upkeep of equipment and the wellbeing of personnel. Routine Maintenance when done well can form the backbone of any well-functioning system, whether it’s a piece of machinery, a vehicle, or even a building.
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2024-02-22

Staying on top of Regulatory Compliance for the Heavy Machinery Industry

Within the Heavy Industry and particularly the Heavy Machinery segment, regulatory compliance is often not just a legal requirement, but a fundamental aspect of sustainable business practices. Whether you’re a manufacturer of heavy machinery or an operator, staying abreast of regulatory requirements is paramount to success. Failure to comply can result in severe consequences ranging from hefty fines to reputational damage and even operational shutdowns.
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2024-02-08

Pre-task risk assessment: 3 common mistakes (and how to avoid them)

The proverb ‘if you fail to prepare, then prepare to fail’, rings especially true when it comes to to the process of Pre-Task Risk Assessment (PTRA). Failure to examine your work environment or equipment before performing a potentially hazardous task can leave you exposed to several things going wrong. In certain industries, the outcome of a missed risk analysis, before undertaking any major work could be grave.

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