August 31, 2012
Would you have an unqualified planner planning your shutdown?
Maintenance shutdowns are frequently required to carry out maintenance (and other) activities that can only…Read more
The outsourced asset care service – is this a panacea for the struggling maintenance departments of small to medium-sized enterprises?
Proper and consistent maintenance can make or break businesses. The headline in a local newspaper,…Read more
How to Achieve Solution-Based EAM System Integration | Yes, it is Possible!
In a recent webinar on clarifying solution-based EAM system integration, members of Pragma’s On Key…Read more
The role of reliability block diagram software and specifications in the maintenance readiness landscape
Preparing a new or refurbished plant ready for commissioning is no small feat. The anticipated…Read more
The role of condition monitoring in optimising performance and safety in the mining sector
Mining reserves in South Africa are vast. According to statistics from the South African Department…Read more
Henk Wynjeterp Appointed Managing Director of Pragma Netherlands
As of October 1, 2021, Henk Wynjeterp has been appointed director of Pragma Netherlands. He…Read more
Using technology and processes to address the retail sector’s asset management challenges
Retail branch managers have a broad set of responsibilities. Some of these responsibilities include staff…Read more
Is your power backup investment failsafe when Eskom load shedding strikes?
Wave after wave of load shedding has hit the country, as you would have experienced,…Read more
Determining optimal staffing for maintenance departments
By Philip Hanekom, Associate Consultant at Pragma Africa Any Asset Management (AM) system either fails…Read more
The role of proactive infrastructure asset maintenance programs in civil unrest recovery
Author | Julia Mamakoko, Business Development Executive With an estimated R 50 billion cost to the…Read more
Better tech. Better asset registers. Better decision-making.
A good foundation keeps a house standing and protects you from untimely losses. The same…Read more
Do municipal asset management software systems enable better asset management?
Author | Dasagen Pather, Solutions Specialist Through all the legislative requirements of GRAP and mSCOA,…Read more
What training and learning pathways are available for aspiring reliability engineers
Good reliability engineering forms the cornerstone of an organisation’s ability to deliver its asset management…Read more
The role and importance of Reliability Engineering
The question often arises on the actual role and responsibility of a Reliability Engineer. This…Read more
Is convenient repair request logging the key to improved uptime?
The right tools, appropriate systems and accurate data could make a considerable impact on the…Read more
The foundations of infrastructure asset management | Considering financial and engineering asset registers
From a physical asset management perspective, it is essential to remember that asset registers fulfil…Read more
Mining giant joins forces with the Pragma Academy to Develop AM Professional Development Programme
Mining powerhouse Anglo American partnered with the Pragma Academy to deliver their Asset Management Professional…Read more
Massmart pockets Global FM’s 2021 Highly Commended Award of Excellence in Facilities Management
What a privilege to congratulate Massmart on achieving the Highly Commended Award of Excellence in…Read more
Massmart’s approach to digitising its facility and asset management practices secures them the prestigious 2021 SAFMA Award for Technology
Helgard Pienaar, Solutions Specialist Massmart’s shareholders and customers have good reason to celebrate yet another…Read more
Memorable training that results in improved workplace activities
The main focus of the Pragma Academy is to create courses and provide training that…Read more
Digitising manual and paper-based processes – increasing efficiencies and data velocity
Jean Goussard, Solutions Specialist Statistics show that since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, many…Read more
The foundation of sustainable infrastructure asset management: aligning the equipment and financial asset registers
Andre Jordaan, Partner Consultant Introduction Many organisations discover that they have two or more duplicate…Read more
Continued service delivery without compromising employee safety
As we are nearing the end of an unprecedented year, I’m looking back with astonishment.…Read more
Increase efficiency and save millions | Combine your facilities and asset management functions
Julia Phala, Head of Sales and Client Relation Management Are you a manufacturing business struggling…Read more
Proactive enterprise asset management | Leveraging human potential to improve asset performance
An opinion piece by Kolosa Madikizela, Managing Director Pragma Enterprise asset management Proactive enterprise asset…Read more