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Press Information: Johannesburg and Port of Spain to be focus of Maintenance Management for various industries


For Immediate Release

Johannesburg and Port of Spain to be focus of Maintenance Management for various industries

Singapore, Singapore, 6 August 2015 — Neoedge, a leading events company based in Singapore, will hold Maintenance Management training courses in two venues: Johannesburg in South Africa and Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago. These Maintenance Management training courses will be relevant to Oil & Gas, Utilities, Mining, Petrochemicals/Chemicals, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Government Agencies as well.

The upcoming events entitled, “Maintenance Management Master Class”, will identify the processes for implementing maintenance best practices as well as illustrate maintenance management principle through real life examples and case studies drawn from a variety of industries which are relevant to African and the Caribbean context.

Maintenance Management Master Class
Johannesburg, South Africa
30th September – 2nd October 2015

The Johannesburg event will be led by Paul Wheelhouse CEng, MIET,M Inst. AM, BSc (Hons) UMIST. Wheelhouse is a chartered electrical engineer. After studying physics at UMIST in the UK, he then worked in the specialty chemicals business for 18 years working in a variety of engineering, production and distribution roles at several locations in Europe. A large part of his time was devoted to improving the performance of plant, work processes and the functioning of groups.

Paul has been engaged in asset management, maintenance and reliability consulting for the past twenty years. This has involved helping clients to enhance return on assets by improved equipment reliability, reduced working capital and more effective use of labour. His assignments have been across a wide range of industries located in Europe, Middle East, African, North America and the Far East. During this time he has worked for over 60 blue chip companies in mining, processing, power generation, utilities, metals, chemicals & transportation

Maintenance Management Master Class
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
29th September – 1st October 2015

As for the Port of Spain event in Trinidad and Tobago, Joel Levitt, a leading trainer for maintenance professionals will be leading the event. Levitt has trained more than 15,000 maintenance leaders from 3000 organizations in 20+ countries in over 500 sessions. Since 1980 he has been the President of Springfield Resources, a management consulting firm that services clients of all sizes on a wide range of maintenance issues.

Levitt has 25 years of experience in many facets of maintenance including process control design, source equipment inspector, electrician, field service technician, maritime operations and property management. Prior to that, Levitt worked for a CMMS vendor and as an owner/manager in a manufacturing firm.

Cathy Dimson, Business Consultant at Neoedge expressed: “The importance of these training workshops is to equip both regions (Caribbean and Africa) with the most competitive maintenance practice. Provide a deeper understanding of how to effectively manage maintenance and likewise assist maintenance professionals in driving improvements in different of areas of maintenance.”


About Neoedge:

Neoedge is headquartered in Singapore. Neoedge has been organising premier events all around the world including Port-of-Spain, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Hamburg, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Accra, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Mumbai, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Perth, Manila, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, et cetera.

For more information, contact Eugene Azucena on +65 6557 9168;

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