ASSET & RISK
DGC AFRICA provides a complete range of Asset Integrity Management Services that are aimed at maximizing productivity, reliability, safety, and regulatory compliance of industrial assets. The services also assist industrial clients from various sectors in extracting the most value from their assets.
Asset Integrity Management Maintenance Solutions – DGC AFRICA’s Mission is to focus on helping our industrial customers optimising their maintenance costs and improve plant performance, by providing innovative solutions together with market-leading technologies to enhance the service life of our customers’ operating assets.
DGC AFRICA’s Asset Integrity Management Maintenance Solutions are tailored to maintaining the integrity of physical assets while maximizing production and avoiding unplanned outages or associated safety and environmental incidents.
Dickinson Technologies Ltd; a subsidiary of Dickinson Group of Companies provides a range of Asset & Risk Management Digitization Solutions. This subsidiary’s services are complementary to the Group’s Asset Integrity Management Services which are aimed at ensuring that industrial users derive the most value from their industrial assets.
Dickinson Technologies’ Asset & Risk Management Digitisation Solutions allow industrial manufacturers to extract actionable information from the pools of live and historic process data to effectively maximize productivity, reliability, safety and regulatory compliance of their assets. Our solutions create a number of competitive advantages in the competitive present day business environments that require manufacturers across different industries to do more for less.
Our Technology enables our customers to:
Overall Equipment Efficiency
While digitization has been achieved to various extents across different sectors of the manufacturing industry, often a significant portion of the captured pools of data remain underexploited. Dickinson Technologies’ services range from simple digital readiness assessments to deploying complete customized digital solutions at the fraction of the industry cost.
Dickinson Technologies’ Asset & Risk Management Software Solutions may be broadly classified in the following categories:
Our Self-Service Advanced Analytics Tools allow process and maintenance engineers to perform complex data analysis regardless of their level of knowledge in data science. The tools apply statistical methods of machine learning and artificial intelligence to data pools and find patterns of particular interest. Making them powerful tools for diagnosing and predicting a number of plant issues with the propensity for recurrence. The Self-Service Advanced Analytics Tools place the power of analytics in the hands of subject matter experts throughout an organization, rendering unlimited possibilities for process performance improvements and predictive maintenance.
Our Advanced Analytics Solutions are tailor-made to suit any business requirements. These solutions require extensive collaboration between subject matter experts and data scientists to transform data in its industrial context into comprehensive KPIs for asset health monitoring and plant optimization. Advanced Analytics Solutions make use of a highly specialized industrial platform that exploits various machine learning algorithms, including Decision Trees, Random Forests, Artificial Neural Networks, and Clustering.
In the past, industrial control systems used to operate in isolated networks, with no connection to the outside world. Today this is no longer the case, as many devices used in plants are networked and connected to the internet. This has created security risks of both internal and external malicious attacks within plants.
In alliance with technology partners, Dickinson Technologies provides unique and robust industrial cyber security solution packages. The company also provides cyber security risk assessments for plants, outlining potential attack vectors and any existing vulnerabilities present.
Our solutions create a number of competitive advantages in the highly competitive present-day business environments that require manufacturers across different industries to do more for less. Allowing for numerous possibilities including the following:
Actionable dashboards for monitoring operational performance in real-time.
Integrate root-cause analysis and process monitoring to define future alerts.
Control room early warnings and recommendations to undertake process adjustments for improved operational performance.
Resolve previously unsolvable production/process-related cases.
Reduce downtime through increased asset reliability and predictive maintenance.
Timeous data-driven decisions by production managers.
Increased contributions of plant managers to business outcomes through data insights.
Increased employee effectiveness and overall productivity.