Month: August 2016

Mining & Resources

Planning & Design

Technology

Dust explosions in Europe: A preview of new trends and legislation for improving safety

While the scientific properties and risks of dust explosions are global, Europe remains a leader in standardising regulations for industrial hazards. Given that Europe is also the manufacturing origin of many design parts used in Australasian processing facilities and storage plants, we were delighted to have Gerard van Laar, Senior Consulting Scientist at Inburex (Germany) join…

31 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities

Is the real boom just beginning?

In the lead up to the 22nd South East Asia Australia Offshore & Onshore Conference, we spoke with the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Malcolm Roberts, to delve into his views on the current challenges and opportunities for Australia’s oil and gas sector, learn more about APPEA’s campaign promoting the benefits of…

31 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Q&A: Dr Andrew Heap, Geoscience Australia

The 10th annual Mining the Territory Conference is delighted to welcome Geoscience Australia’s contribution to the 2016 programme. We were pleased to liaise with Geoscience Australia‘s Dr Andrew Heap to talk about the challenges faced by the resources sector in Australia and the objectives of the Exploring for the Future Programme. Could you tell us about Geoscience Australia…

31 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

The Importance of Increasing the Community Awareness of Aphasia

According to The Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway (AARP), 15 million strokes occur each year worldwide, and up to 38% of stroke survivors have aphasia. The effects of aphasia create significant implications for the quality of life and functioning of an individual. The AARP’s set of care standards for aphasia management, allows speech pathologists to create…

29 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

What role does the NHMRC play in clinical trials in Australia?

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed in our upcoming 9th Annual Pharmaceutical Law, Reform & Regulation Conference, we spoke with Samantha Robertson, Executive Director, Evidence, Advice and Governance Branch, NHMRC to discuss the Good Practice Process for site assessment and authorisation of clinical trials. 1. Can you tell us…

27 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Maritime

Maritime and Transport

Rail

An opportunity for an insight into Queensland’s largest port

A rare site tour opportunity: We are delighted that the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will host an afternoon site-tour for AusIntermodal conference attendees on the 9th September. Each year around $50 billion of trade is handled through the Port including 95% of Queensland's container trade contributing to more than 50% of Queensland's international trade. This is a unique opportunity to…

26 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Q&A: Andrej Karpinski, Executive Chairman of Korab Resources Ltd.

The 10th annual Mining the Territory Conference is delighted to welcome Korab Resources' contribution to the 2016 programme.  We had the opportunity to catch up with Korab Resources' Executive Chairman Andrej Karpinski to talk about the company's project updates, challenges faced and involvement with the local stakeholders. Andrej, as an introduction could you tell us about Korab…

25 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

Q&A: Antoon Boey, Executive General Manager, Business Development, Jemena

In November 2015 Jemena was selected by the Northern Territory Government to build and operate the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP). The 622km pipeline will link Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory to Mount Isa in Queensland, driving commercial exploration and development of currently untapped gas reserves. We spoke with Jemena’s Antoon Boey in the lead…

24 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Other

Getting to the bottom of HAPI: Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries

Michelle Barakat-Johnson from the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) joined us to discuss the positive changes needed to address the problems with Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPI). As a preview to her presentation at next week’s Falls, Fractures and Pressure Injuries Conference, Michelle highlighted the benefits of a systematic approach to preventative strategies and to…

22 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Maritime

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Is SOLAS the biggest fizzer of all time?

INDUSTRY COMMENT: After so much hype in the lead up to the 1 July 2016 implementation, the fact that we have no form of compliance overseeing Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements is making a mockery of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) reforms. Lloyds List Australia featured an article on 25 July whereby a…

19 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Maritime

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Agile Decision Making in Terminal Operations

In partnership with the ARA and Lloyds List Australia, AusIntermodal 2016 will be held in Brisbane for the first time on September 8 and 9. We look forward to two days of discussion on intermodal freight transportation followed by a site tour around Queensland's largest port - Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd. The program will…

12 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Other

Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital talk malnutrition and falls.

  Hosting 'The Role of Nutrition across Fractures, Falls and Pressure Injuries' stream at the Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference later this month, are Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital. They were nice enough to talk to us in the lead up to the event about their presentation and how nutrition…

9 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia