2022-11-11

Highlights and insights from the Bauma trade fair

What were the hottest topics at the 2022 Bauma trade fair in Munich, Germany? What was a miniature wheel loader doing in the tech section? And did it all end with a big bang – or was it more of a beep? Get ready for a glimpse behind the scenes of this massive industry happening.
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2022-11-11

Highlights and insights from the Bauma trade fair

What were the hottest topics at the 2022 Bauma trade fair in Munich, Germany? What was a miniature wheel loader doing in the tech section? And did it all end with a big bang – or was it more of a beep? Get ready for a glimpse behind the scenes of this massive industry happening.
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2022-10-21

How Swerock reduces their maintenance costs through smart digitization

Data-driven optimization through digital tools has helped Swerock – a major Swedish construction material supplier – reduce their maintenance costs per produced metric ton by a third. Find out why Swerock’s Project Director Payman Namvar has chosen a somewhat unusual setup for his team’s maintenance work, and why he considers CheckProof the most modern maintenance system on the market today.
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2022-06-21

Let the games begin: how gamification can reduce idling in heavy industries

Breaking bad habits is hard, and forcing change top-down in bigger organisations is ineffective. That’s why you need to implement engaging elements into your heavy industries’ transformation, and gamification is a terrific tool for that. In this post, we’ll show you how activating core motivators can boost organisation-wide behavioural change.
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2022-06-17

How to establish a continuous improvement culture for your facility

Continuous improvement is exactly what it sounds like. You strive towards always doing better, because there’s always room for improvement. The practice lets you identify opportunities for production and equipment optimisation – resulting in higher efficiency and lower costs. The concept itself seems straightforward, but how do you establish a continuous improvement culture for your facility?
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2022-06-13

Sick of putting out fires? Prevent these 3 scenarios with proactive maintenance

Imagine taking your car in for service. You do so in order to replace things before they fail – not when. By taking these actions, you reduce future unplanned downtime and risks associated with operating faulty equipment. The same goes for running a heavy industry site. In this post, we’re listing three common scenarios where proactive maintenance will save you time and money and make your business more effective.
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2022-05-30

Here’s how aggregate producer Jehander improves their quality controls with CheckProof

Leading aggregate producer Jehander, part of the international HeidelbergCement Group, never settles for less than great. Their 11 different quarries need to work seamlessly together and the old pen and paper method for quality controls wasn’t cutting it anymore. That’s why they turned to CheckProof.
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2022-04-26

Digitise your routines to reduce dependence on key employees

What would happen if half of your frontline employees suddenly got sick overnight? Could your production continue as usual with agency substitutes, or would it come to a halt? If your day-to-day operation is depending on key employees being on-site, your business is at high risk. That’s why you need to digitise your daily routines with customised checklists that are easy to follow – regardless of previous experience.
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2022-04-06

Digital quality controls in 4 simple steps

A complicated quality control process puts valuable data at high risk – especially if it’s done manually. Therefore, you need to implement a digital quality control process where your data goes straight to the source. This increases its accuracy and minimises data normalisation. But how do you set up an effective process?
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2022-03-22

How to monitor fuel consumption and idle time with real-time data

As petrol and diesel prices reach new record levels, fuel costs make up a rapidly growing share of the total operating costs for companies in fuel-intensive industries. Monitoring your fuel consumption and idle time is the first and most important step towards cutting your fuel costs, as well as reducing your CO2 emissions. Make sure you have the right tools to collect and utilise real-time data from your fleet and machinery.
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2022-03-08

How to create maintenance routines that field staff actually follow

If your company relies on industrial machinery or a fleet of heavy-duty vehicles, you’ll have a number of maintenance routines and checks that need to be carried out at certain intervals to ensure safe and efficient operations. But is every one of your frontline employees really carrying out these checks correctly?