Preventing project delays

As most construction managers would tell you, unplanned project delays have long been a challenge for the industry. But as technology and capabilities advance, is it time to change that narrative?

Take a look at our top tips for avoiding construction delays:

Predictive maintenance & Telematics 

One of the most significant project delays comes from damaged equipment. Damage often goes unnoticed until it’s too late to avoid a serious breakdown. So, what if you could foresee these issues before they emerge? By utilizing best practice predictive maintenance tools – such as Shell LubeAnalyst oil condition monitoring – you can.

By identifying potential issues before they escalate, you can reduce the likelihood of failures, preventing unplanned downtime and reducing overall project costs in the process.

With so many machines on the move, a construction site can be an easy place to lose efficiencies. An equipment management platform and telematic sensors, such as MachineMax, allow you to stay on top of your vehicles and reduce idle time.

Upskilling your workforce

Most maintenance managers know that gaps in knowledge or insufficient expertise play a role in equipment breakdowns. With downtime having a direct impact on your ability to meet deadlines, it’s never been clearer that upskilling your workforce is an investment in the success of your operation as a whole.

Shell LubeCoach offers the in-person and online training you need for your team to thrive.

Selecting the right product for the job

OEM-approved lubricants aren’t all created equal, and you can prevent many equipment issues simply by selecting the best lubricant for the job, or equipment, at hand. Still an underappreciated part of the productivity equation, premium lubrication can play a vital role in increasing the uptime you need to meet critical deadlines.

Shell’s premium lubricants for Construction can be trusted to deliver the protection your equipment needs to get the job done. Learn more in the infographic below.

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