Month: July 2013

Transport & Logistics

Close-up: Jamie Bradford, SKM and CILTA(WA)

Jamie Bradford is the Chair of CILTA (WA) and Senior Associate with Sinclair Knight Merz. Jamie has over 30 years’ experience in transport and logistics, the past 20 years specifically working on logistics aspects including the strategising, planning, implementation and management of construction project supply chains for EPC projects. Jamie was the recipient of CILTA’s…

31 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

5 essential tips for engaging an audience

Public speaking is rarely easy. Whether you're inexperienced, talking to a large group of people or are presenting to high-profile executives, there are a number of factors that may have you especially nervous when public speaking. Many speakers tend to become introverted in these circumstances and read mechanically from a prepared script and slideshow. Here are…

31 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Industry Insights: What strategies will we see for NSW Ports?

By Paul Zalai*, Director, Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) We have interesting days ahead with Hutchison operating as the third stevedore at Port Botany and incumbent stevedores (DP World and Patrick) continuing to invest in equipment to improve efficiency. With the cap on the port’s container throughput removed as a part of the 99 year…

30 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Presentations: Reducing avoidable pressure injuries

In the lead-up to the second annual Reducing Avoidable Pressure Injuries Conference, we have made some of the presentations delivered at the 2012 event available for download. Presentation 1: Emerging research evidence in the use of silicone dressings in the prevention of pressure injuries in critically ill and trauma patients This presentation will discuss the…

29 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

What type of leader are you?

Being a leader isn't easy, and everyone brings their own qualities and attributes to the role in an effort to get the best out of their colleagues. However, there are several distinct leadership styles - all of which have their own advantages and disadvantages in the workplace. Do you recognise yourself in this list? And…

29 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Fine-tuning management skills after landing a promotion

Congratulations! You've worked hard, shown your determination and secured a much-earned promotion, meaning you're ready to take on your new role with aplomb. However, if you're new to management there may be a few skills that you need to pick up quickly, or at least fine-tune the ones you already have (it's unlikely you'll have…

26 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Competitive advantage for Indonesian coal industry

While Indonesian coal has become more attractive to international buyers due to its comparatively low price, recent regulatory changes that limit foreign mine ownership to 49% have led to some uncertainty in the industry. We had the chance to speak to Ben Lawson, Chief Development Officer, PT Apple Coal about the Indonesian coal market, anticipated…

26 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Case Study: Radio as a tool for health promotion

‘It’s not unusual to use radio as a tool for health promotion’ and ‘Radio for prisoners isn't that unusual either “.   So what’s unique about The Jailbreak Radio Project? Jailbreak  is a radio program for prisoners with a strategic health agenda.   Funded by NSW Health the Jailbreak Health Project has developed health promotion for radio…

26 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Gender politics and Julia Gillard’s downfall

Australia last month said goodbye to the country's first female prime minister. Almost three years to the day after taking over leadership of the government, Julia Gillard was ousted on June 27 by former prime minister Kevin Rudd. Some may call it poetic justice, with Gillard having won the leadership following a similar coup on Rudd…

25 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

IMX interview: Mt Woods and the impact of magnetite on iron ore mining

IMX Resources' Mt Woods Project is a unique opportunity in the Australian magnetite industry as the infrastructure required to develop the project is already in place and being used by the company’s Cairn Hill mine. We had the chance to speak to Managing Director Neil Meadows about the current status of the magnetite project and…

25 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Delivering safe, successful, and interoperable ehealth systems

Improving patient care lies at the heart of eHealth interoperability. Yet, delivering the best possible outcomes depends on carefully planned and implemented systems integration and reliable health information governance. We had the chance to speak to Di Mantell, General Manager Facilities Management at Fiona Stanley Hospital in WA about overcoming boundaries in eHealth interoperability, ‘source…

25 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Paulo Castellari

Paulo Castellari is the Chief Executive of Iron Ore Brazil at Anglo American.  Paulo joined the company’s Iron Ore Brazil business as Commercial Director in May 2011. He has been appointed to Chief Executive position in January 2012. Paulo has previously been the chief executive of Anglo American’s Phosphates and Niobium businesses in Brazil.  He…

25 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights