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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. Choosing the Best Asset Management System By Bryan Keepers, gives 5 tips for manufacturers seeking better a better way to handle equipment and resources.
  2. Dust collection systems get smaller, greener and safer By J. Stanton McGroarty, CMfgE, CMRP, covers the importance of choosing a dust collection/prevention system that is suited to a particular environment.
  3. NEW COMMERCIAL EFFORT FOR BIOMASS PYROLYSIS TO GASOLINE Posted on Xinca, talks about new developments in biomass to oil conversion efforts that can produce oil at a cost between $30 and 100 per barrel.

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. Cisco’s De Beer: Set-Tops Will Die in a Decade By Todd Spangler, predicts that traditional set-top boxes will fade away within 10 years but until then they will continue to be a key component of cable MSO services.
  2. Xbox Challenged as Cable Plots to Make Consoles Obsolete By Ari Levy, touches on the upcoming battle between video game makers and cable MSOs over who will control the consoles that are consumers homes.
  3. Comcast, NBCUniversal getting behind zeebox app with promotion to start next month By AP, talks about Comcast’s new investment in zeebox, a second screen application that would enable users to access information about people and products that appear in TV shows.

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. Report on Your Sustainability Efforts By Roy Cupler, talks about why operating a lodging property in a sustainable manner can improve the top line by increasing revenues.
  2. Pillsbury outlines 3 challenges facing hotels By Patrick Mayock, covers Leland Pillsbury comments on the most pressing challenges that the hotel industry faces.
  3. How to Have Leaner Greener Proactive Hotel Maintenance ManagementBy Dave, discusses the costs savings available with 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.