The final year project is currently underway at ACTOM offices at Komati Power Station which is located between Witbank and Middelburg. An analysis of the problems within the equipment department at the offices was conducted. The system that currently used for control and security of equipment on the power station site was found to be insufficient, and many of the vital processes are virtually non-existent.
The aim of the project was to identify and solve problems related to ACTOM‟s equipment store at Komati power station. It was found that the processes that the equipment store follows is not up to standard and will require analysis. The manager and employees of the equipment store have had numerous problems regarding the current system that they are using.
The discussions within this document are related to item identification; it interprets the different methods of equipment identification. These methods include barcode identification, radio frequency identification and manual numbering of equipment. Manual numbering of equipment is currently used by the equipment store.
Thesis (B Eng. (Industrial and Systems Engineering))--University of Pretoria, 2011.