Best Practice Maintenance in New Zealand Industry
Thesis DisciplineEngineering Management
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameMaster of Engineering Management
Mighty River Power have recognised Geothermal generation as a major strength and growth area for development in the medium term. The company has identified a need to improve maintenance effectiveness and reduce costs. This report investigates current New Zealand maintenance strategies in order to benchmark the effectiveness of Mighty River Power’s current maintenance scheme. The report identifies gaps in Mighty River Power’s current maintenance approach and provides recommendations to improve and optimise maintenance strategy based on case studies in both power generation and related asset-intensive industries.