Nexus Global Case Studies & White Papers

How a Global Mining Company Delivered Optimized Maintenance Strategy on Time and Within Budget

Case Study

By Nexus Global

The client is a major primary coal producer, conducting mine operations across the globe. One of the client’s underground coal mining operations had recently replaced a 30 year old longwall mining system. The progressive project manager wanted a good preventive maintenance program and commissioned schedules from the start.

The client had previously conducted an RCM study with another tool of the old shearer. The analysis took six... Read More

PM Optimization: 6x Faster Than RCM

White Paper

By Nexus Global

Maintenance is often the largest controllable operating cost in asset intensive industries. It is also a critical business function that has direct impact on plant output, product quality, production cost, safety, and environmental performance. For these reasons, maintenance is regarded, in best practice organizations, not simply as a cost to be avoided but, together with reliability engineering, as a high leverage business function. It is... Read More

How a Major Brewery and Bottling Company Reduced Annual Maintenance Labor by 650 Hours

Case Study

By Nexus Global

Nexus Global was engaged to conduct a strategy review of the bottling line using proven maintenance and reliability principals. The overall objective was to ensure value-added maintenance practices were employed and maintenance resources were directed towards activities to improve plant throughput and reduce maintenance and downtime related costs.

The main goals were to develop and implement a company wide maintenance strategy review... Read More

How a Major Oil & Gas Company Achieved Immediate 12% Cost Reduction on Current Shutdown

Case Study

By Nexus Global

The company had aspirations to perform an upcoming shutdown as flawless as possible. It was decided processes and mechanisms in place would need to be thoroughly reviewed and improved if the expectation was to be ranked amongst the best within their own organization. 

How a Major Food Manufacturing Company Reduced Maintenance Downtime and Production Waste by 50%

Case Study

By Nexus Global

Nexus Global was engaged to conduct a strategy review in order to improve plant availability, reduce product waste, and reverse the reactive maintenance culture within the organization.

Following the initial review, the same approach would be used across all nine sites using high intensity short duration workshops to standardize maintenance practices across the organization. The target was to implement all work in the CMMS within 18... Read More

Reduced Cost, Improved Productivity & Equipment Availability at a Major Oil Company

Case Study

By Nexus Global

Read about how one organization — a Major Global Oil Company — has succeeded in undertaking a significant work management process transformation, implementing the changes, then sustaining the gains with no end in sight.

How a Major Oil & Gas Company Reduced Maintenance Annual Labor Costs on Mainline Units $228k

Case Study

By Nexus Global

Nexus Global was engaged by the client to conduct an on-site strategy review of the Planned Maintenance activities for the client’s mainline units. The client recognized that the existing PM strategy was in need of review and were looking for a robust and cost effective method of improving it’s existing strategy.

The main requirement of the review was to maximize the equipment uptime and minimize the maintenance costs for the mainline... Read More

Planning/Scheduling

White Paper

By Nexus Global

World-class organizations would not—could not—succeed without implementing an efficient and effective planning and scheduling process. It’s one of those cornerstone processes that can transform your organization into “Best-in-Class.” Here are some of the pitfalls regarding the deployment of Planners/Schedulers (Planners) that can keep you from getting where you want to be...