Maintenance, arc flash heats up 'Summer of Webcasts’

PLANT ENGINEERING’s “Summer of Webcasts” series continues continues with two Webcasts over the next three weeks, featuring in-depth discussions on safety and maintenance. A crucial part of any successful plant floor strategy, maintenance is usually seen as a cost. Representatives from UNICCO and Cargill will discuss “Maintenance as an ROI Driver” in a Webcast on Th...

07/15/2007


PLANT ENGINEERING ’s “Summer of Webcasts” series continues continues with two Webcasts over the next three weeks, featuring in-depth discussions on safety and maintenance.

A crucial part of any successful plant floor strategy, maintenance is usually seen as a cost. Representatives from UNICCO and Cargill will discuss “Maintenance as an ROI Driver” in a Webcast on Thursday, July 19 at 1 p.m. CDT.

Panelists will review how to measure where the costs are in a maintenance program, the steps to develop a plan to measure and analyze the costs of maintenance, the advantages of working on a plan and places to turn to for help in developing a plan.

Arc flash continues to be a major safety issue in manufacturing, yet more education is needed on the subject. This Webcast brings together a 'dream team’ of experts to discuss the issues and take questions from Plant Engineering readers in a live town-hall meeting on the subject of arc flash. The rescheduled date for this Webcast is Thursday, August 2 at 1 p.m. CDT.

Registration is now available at www.PlantEngineering.com or by clicking on the 'Webcasts’ tab on the home page. Visitors also can review the June 28 Webcast on understanding harmonics and purchase DVDs of previous Webcasts.





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