Operation is the act of utilising an asset. Asset operation will typically consume materials and energy.

Alternate Definitions

The National Asset Management Manual defines "Operation" as an "active process utilising an asset. It will consume resources including manpower, energy, chemicals & materials. Costs are part of life cycle costs of an asset."

Main Roads (Queensland) defines Operations as "regular activities to provide public health, safety and amenity, eg street sweeping, grass mowing, street lighting."

Operating Expenditure

Operating expenditure is any expenditure on the operation of an asset.


Operational Activities

The list of operational activities below is generated automatically. To add an item to the list you will need to find or create a page about the activity and then add the tag "operation-activity" to that page.

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