Bluefield Round Table – Simplifying Asset Management

Bluefield’s mission is to help our clients get more from assets through simplifying their approach to asset management.  That’s not always easy to do – as Gerard Wood, our Managing Director says, “In order to make something simple, you have to know your subject very well indeed.”

James Bond And The High Stakes World of Project Management

As part of our new relationship with Kepner-Tregoe, Bluefield is publishing several of KT's articles on effective project management.

Project Management: A Practical Approach

By: Josh Lorraway

Where on the mountain do you start your projects?

As part of our new relationship with Kepner-Tregoe, Bluefield is publishing several of KT's articles on effective project management.

Bluefield Round Table – Project Management Mistakes

We’ve been sharing a lot of content recently about our partnership with Kepner-Tregoe to deliver project management training.  It’s caused some of our team to reflect on their own learnings on how to effectively manage projects, many of which were learned the hard way! 

Emma Dalton on Project Management Training Program

A couple of months ago, I completed the Kepner-Tregoe Project Management Workshop facilitated by Bluefield Asset Management Specialists. I completed the course in Brisbane City with a group of my colleagues and we were the first trial group to be taught the Kepner-Tregoe content with a mining context delivered by Bluefield.

A Simple Fix to Prevent Mould in Demountable Buildings

As we’ve shown previously , Bluefield is running regular “Lunch and Learn” sessions for our team while we work remotely.  One of our specialists, Keem Semmler, shared a fantastic example of how a simple fix can greatly reduce the incidence of mould in demountable buildings.  Most of us have worked in a “donga” while on site, and especially in rainy climates, have experience with working in a...

Fighting Entropy While Climbing the Project Management Mountain

As part of our new relationship with Kepner-Tregoe, Bluefield is publishing several of KT's articles on effective project management.

Bluefield Round Table – Differences Between Fixed and Mobile Plant

At Bluefield, we have the opportunity to work across a variety of asset classes.  Being able to adapt between fixed and mobile assets is especially important to our work.  So we asked some of our team the following question: 

Inside Project Management: Scope Creep or Progressive Elaboration?

As part of our new relationship with Kepner-Tregoe, Bluefield is publishing several of KT's articles on effective project management.

Bluefield AMS Announces Partnership with Kepner-Tregoe to Provide Project Management Training to the Mining Industry

Bluefield AMS is pleased to announce our strategic partnership with Kepner-Tregoe, providing project management  workshops with a focus on project management in the mining industry.

Bluefield Round Table – Preventing Shutdown Disasters

Shutdowns are one of the biggest sources of pain and stress for companies in heavy industry.  Schedule or budget overruns, safety incidents, or reliability problems on start-up are frequent problems, and commercial remedies may take months to follow-up once the shutdown is finished.