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What is an Asset Lifecycle Plan?

What is an Asset Lifecycle Plan?

How could your assets maximise its value and still be able to deliver the desired level of performance? You could achieve this by simply adopting an asset lifecycle plan. But what is it? It is a plan that aims to optimise the performance of the assets in the most cost-effective manner. A lifecycle plan requires […]

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How Effective is Your Firm’s Maintenance Program?

How Effective is Your Firm’s Maintenance Program?

Many firms failed to maximise the performance of their assets because they don’t have an effective maintenance program in place. Now ask yourself, how effective is your firm’s maintenance program? If you’re losing track of the conditions of your company’s plant and equipment, perhaps it’s time to make a change. Researchers have found that effective […]

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What is Strategic Asset Management?

What is Strategic Asset Management?

The confusing word of Strategic Asset Management – but is it really? A report showed few Australian firms have considered Strategic Asset Management at the board level. This is because some firms are finding Asset Management difficult to implement, do not understand it or blatantly ignore it. However, Asset Management is a strategy that yields […]

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Ultum Wins Whitehorse City Council Contract

Ultum is proud to announce the successful bid and delivery of 343 building condition audits on behalf of Whitehorse City Council. As Council’s preferred supplier, Ultum was given the substantial task of developing and completing the audits within a 12-week program. This was successfully achieved by breaking down the site audits into two main elements: […]

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Urban Maintenance Systems selected for Major Contract in Auckland

Australian facilities, infrastructure, and open space maintenance company, Urban Maintenance Systems, has been selected to provide Full Facilities Maintenance for Auckland Council in the Henderson-Massey, Waitakere Ranges, and Rodney areas Urban Maintenance Systems, also known as UMS, has just been awarded the revamped facilities maintenance contract for north-western region of Auckland comprising three Local Board […]

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Cambell Walker’s Nomination for FMA Committee Member

UMS is proud to support our owner, Campbell Walker, as a committee member for the Facility Management Association (FMA).  Nominations from FMA committee members are due soon and we would like to inform all of Campbell’s nomination for voting. For those of you who are not familiar with Campbell, he recently became the sole owner […]

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Ultum and Knox City Council ensure Early Learning Centres comply

Ultum and Knox City Council ensure Early Learning Centres comply

Recently, Knox City Council engaged Ultum to undertake a compliance and accessibility audit of its Early Years Facilities. 48 children’s services buildings were audited with the purpose of identifying aspects of the buildings that were not compliant with the Education and Care Services National Regulations and key aspects of the Disability (Access to Premises – […]

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