The current reality of global competition and the deregulation of utilities necessitates the pursuit of all financial optimizers. At present, statistical modeling is not used in the conventional maintenance decisions of capital intensive industries such as nuclear, an industry that represents hundreds of billions of dollars of industrial infrastructure. Successful evaluations of Statistical Maintenance Techniques at Bruce Power have resulted in the decision to implement a plant wide program to help optimize the maintenance function. This paper contains a brief summary of some of these evaluations.

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