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August 28, 2017
Maintenance Management

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CORRECTIVE AND PREVENTATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

Maintenance is the periodic implementation of normal, generally minor, actions that ensure longevity of infrastructure assets in line with their design and operational requirements. What is the difference between corrective and preventative maintenance?
August 24, 2017
Infrastructure Maintenance Management

HOW IMQS MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT HELPS MUNICIPAL ENGINEERS

The efficient management of maintenance is a crucial component of successful municipal infrastructure asset lifecycle management. Well-maintained infrastructure serves consumer needs and underpins economic production, employment, taxes and rates. How does IMQS help engineers maintain infrastructure assets?
April 25, 2017
Infrastructure Maintenance Management

OUT-OF-THE-BOX MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT FOR THE CITY OF TSHWANE

In July 2017, the City of Tshwane (CoT) will embark on a new drive for effective maintenance management with the launch of the IMQS Maintenance Management Module. Why is maintenance management so important and what challenges is IMQS helping Tshwane to overcome?
February 20, 2017
operations & maintenance

3 STRATEGIES THAT ENABLE SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Effective operations and maintenance (O&M) support the provision of services and bolster sustainable economic development. The following three strategies will enable a sustainable O&M environment for governments to deal with a burgeoning global demand for economic and social infrastructure.
January 24, 2017
IMQS road management

COLLECTING ROAD-RELATED DATA – IS LESS MORE?

Data collection is a pricey endeavor. It requires time, effort, coordination and money. For municipalities that manage large infrastructure networks, data collection will drive the consolidation of information to inform better decision-making and planning. When it comes to data collection, the idea of “less is more” will help you keep […]
January 14, 2017
road maintenance

ASSET MANAGEMENT INTERVENTIONS THAT SUPPORT EFFECTIVE ROAD MAINTENANCE

For roads to achieve their economic function they must be maintained. The failure to do so results in higher transportation costs that drive up commodity prices which in turn impact the livelihoods of citizens in all sectors of society. What asset management interventions can support effective road maintenance?
December 14, 2016
maintenance management

A MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT SOLUTION FOR LESEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

The similar challenges faced by local authorities with regards to maintenance management leave them vulnerable to similar risks. Find out how Lesedi Local Municipality (LLM), together with IMQS, have taken an inclusive and pragmatic approach to reducing the potential risks of maintenance management challenges.
November 23, 2016
Water infrastructure Management in Rustenburg

REDUCING INFRASTRUCTURE-RELATED OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURE AT RUSTENBURG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

In trying economic times, South African municipalities are expected to decrease expenditure while increasing the scope and quality of their service delivery. Since 2015 Rustenburg Local Municipality has been implementing IMQS’s digital infrastructure asset management solutions to overcome planning and operational challenges. Find out how IMQS is helping RLM decrease […]
March 15, 2016
Maintenance Management

IMPROVED MUNICIPAL SERVICE DELIVERY THROUGH INTEGRATED MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

Maintenance Management is a complex component of integrated infrastructure asset management, which is key to improved municipal service delivery. By integrating maintenance management in the asset management life-cycle, South African municipalities are able to provide a better service to their clients.