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OEE: One Metric That Can Spell Success or Failure for Your Company

In business terms, there may be no maintenance-related metric more important than Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). By accounting for availability, performance, and quality, OEE provides one of the quickest ways to assess the role of maintenance in the overall health … Continue reading

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How Much Preventive Maintenance Should You Be Doing?

When companies come to ManagerPlus looking for our maintenance software solutions and expertise, it’s not because they aren’t familiar with preventive maintenance. The vast majority are already performing routine oil changes, replacing HVAC filters, lubricating heavy machinery, performing safety inspections, … Continue reading

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Are You Spending Too Much on Maintenance Labor? Find Out with One Simple Equation

ABCs of Advanced Maintenance: Schedule Compliance Ratio In our last installment, we looked at the first key metric you should calculate when evaluating your maintenance operations: Maintenance Cost as a Percent of RAV (Replacement Asset Value). In broad terms, this metric indicates … Continue reading

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How DeFoe Corp Cut Downtime by 50% with ManagerPlus

For over five years now, DeFoe Corp, a heavy highway contractor specializing in bridges and architectural concrete, has used ManagerPlus Enterprise to streamline their maintenance operations and regulatory compliance. Our best-in-class solutions have enabled them to zero in on common … Continue reading

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Buying Lifting Equipment: Top 6 Things to Look Out For

Guest post by Jayde Ferguson If you are in the construction or mining industry, you know the importance of having lifting equipment on the work site. If you have ever tried to buy lifting equipment, you know that it can … Continue reading

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Should You Purchase or Lease Your Equipment?

See how ManagerPlus can help your company tackle the age-old dilemma of leasing equipment versus purchasing it outright in the latest issue of Construction Executive Tech Trends: View the article on Construction Executive Trends.

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OSHA Announces Updates on Recordkeeping Rule

The following guest post was written by Fositi Marie Athey of OSHAcampus.com The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on reporting illnesses and injuries, as well as an updated list on recordkeeping … Continue reading

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Can Inventory Theft Be Prevented?

Workers at a Texas Caterpillar plant were recently accused of stealing some $160,000 worth of parts.  Nine people are believed to be involved in the thefts, which have been taking place since July. Situations like the one faced by Caterpillar … Continue reading

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How to Enforce Safety Compliance Without Micromanaging

Check out our latest article for OSHAcampus.com on how construction managers can maintain safety compliance without nagging or micromanaging. http://www.oshacampus.com/blog/how-to-enforce-osha-compliance/

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Keeping Your Construction Site Safe From Theft

Don’t miss our latest article for Construction Executive’s Risk Management newsletter on how to keep your equipment safe from theft: http://bit.ly/1pihMI3    

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