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Each week Mintek will bring you selected links to stories about EAM & CMMS systems, as well as news for our two largest industries Cable and Lodging.

EAM CMMS News

In this section we will include articles from around the web (including ours) that will focus on asset, document and maintenance management, as well as, inspections and other topics related to EAM and CMMS software.

  1. Energy Efficiency Upgrades By Karl Williams talks about commercial energy usage approaching 61 % of all electrical usage in the US and how to become more energy efficient.
  2. A Better Way to Store Natural Gas Posted on New Energy and Fuel talks about a new discovery that would provide for a low cost, low pressure natural gas storage solution.
  3. You Can Fix Stupid Maintenance By Stuart Smith MBA, MS defines the term stupid maintenance, its effects, causes and solutions.

Cable News

In this section we will include articles from around the web (including ours) that will focus on cable industry trends and challenges.

  1. What is the Future of CPE Management? By Stuart Smith MBA, MS looks at the probable impact that the Xbox and other set-top box alternatives will have on the future of CPE management.
  2. Cable Sizes Up National Wi-Fi Play By Jeff Baumgartner looks at the foundation of a nation Wi-Fi infrastructure being set up.
  3. Cable seeks entry into home-security business By Joe Flint talks about how some major cable MSO players are looking to add new services/industries to their core services in an effort to counteract cable subscriber attrition.

Lodging News

In this section we will include articles from around the web (including ours) that will focus on the Lodging industry trends and challenges.

  1. Hotel Lenders Avoid Foreclosures as $17.5 Billion in Loans LoomPosted on Bloomberg Businessweek talks about the beginning of hotel foreclosures caused by massive amounts of debt.
  2. Facility Managers Surveyed About Waterless Systems By Green Lodging News covers results of a survey about waterless urinals. Interestingly enough odor was not an issue as was suspected.
  3. Cold showers and the future of sustainability By Eric Ricaurte provides a humorous look at informing guest about hotel sustainability efforts.

If you have an interesting story that you would like mentioned, send the link to stuart.smith@mintek.com. Mintek reserves the right to select any and all content.