Mining Operation Trains With PetroLiance and ExxonMobil
Background: A major mining operation in the Mid Atlantic requested the assistance of PetroLiance and ExxonMobil in helping to improve the technical knowledge and capabilities of lube and maintenance technicians.
PetroLiance Solution: The PetroLiance Account Manager, Lora Bohon-Hawkins, with technical support from the ExxonMobil Lubrication Engineer, Mike Galloway, conducted four 2-hour technical lubrication training seminars. The seminars covered a wide range of topics relating to lubrication and equipment maintenance.
Comprehensive Preventative Maintenance Program Saves Manufacturer over $5,000
With the information and knowledge acquired at the seminar, lube and maintenance technicians are now better able to:
- implement the plant preventive maintenance program
- solve common lubricant issues quickly
- prevent downtime from lube contamination or misapplication
Relevant and effective technical training is known to improve worker productivity. Plant Engineering Magazine estimates the productivity improvement at 1.5% of the worker’s annual salary. With 43 employees attending the seminars, the estimate of increased productivity for customer is $25,800.