Maritime | Maritime and Transport

WA transport infrastructure in focus

14 Jun 2013, by Informa Australia

Delivering increased efficiency and capacity to facilitate Western Australia’s productivity and prosperity: In  its 10th year, the Western Australia Transport Infrastructure 2013 event will take a look the progress of  transport reforms and projects, address capacity challenges and provide opportunities to discuss how to best to facilitate the rapid development of the State’s transport demands. In the lead up to the business forum on the 13th and 14th August, we have made last years presentations available for download.

Greg MartinNational Transport Reform and what it means for Western Australia

Update on current national transport reform projects and implications for Western Australia
The next wave of transport reform to ensure a productive, safe and sustainable future for the Australian transport industry

Greg Martin, Chairman, National Transport Commission

 

Alan LangfordThe market outlook for Western Australian

Capital costs as Europe muddles through its debt crisis
Commodity prices
China
Interest and exchange rates

Alan Langford, Chief Economist, Bankwest

Roger JohnsonSupporting the growth of iron-ore exports

Roger Johnston, CEO, Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA)


 

Simon FrettonProposed upgrades at Albany Port

Overview of planned construction and dredging projects

The long-term economic and social impacts of the Grange Project

Simon Fretton, Business Development Manager, Albany Port Authority

 

Mark AtkinsonThe role of transport in key industries: Creating a new vision for developing WA

Cross regional development: Planning and delivering an integrated state-wide national standard gauge logistics network connecting all major west coast industry precincts and ports
Devolving capacity and autonomy to regional areas

Mark Atkinson, Manager, Infrastructure Planning & Design, City of Greater Geraldton

 

Collene LongmorePilbara spotlight: The role of transport links in regional development

The flow-on effects of for regional tourism, business, resources, primary industries and the people living in regional areas
Facilitating the development of the Mid-West and West Kimberley regions

Collene Longmore, Chairperson, RDA Pilbara

Jim NetterfieldThe long-term strategic view of Oakajee Port and Rail

Next steps?
Impact of proposed restructure of OPR’s ownership
Attracting investors to the Mid-West

Jim Netterfield, Project Director, Oakajee Port and Rail

Andrew NewmanFinancing options for transport infrastructure

The current state of financial markets
Risk involved with infrastructure ownership

Andrew Newman, Division Director, Macquarie Capital

David HarrodMaritime developments in the North West Shelf: A review of maritime safety and environment protection measures in North-west Australia

Projected infrastructure growth in the region
Competing development and environmental pressures
Risks to shipping

David Harrod, General Manager, Marine Safety, Department of Transport WA

Doug MorganProviding the right roads for Western Australia’s economic advancement

2K12 Framework and beyond
Facilitating industrial, commercial and business development
Enabling efficient access to other modes of transport

Doug Morgan, Executive Director Planning and Technical Services, Main Roads WA

Brad GeatchesRedevelopments at Perth Airport

Expansion and strategies to increase operational efficiencies
Implications of the State Aviation Strategy
A future second airport for Perth?

Brad Geatches, CEO, Perth Airport

 

Stephen LimbrickMeeting the needs of the growing Western Australian aviation market

Options for the resource sector
Fleet expansion

Stephen Limbrick, Executive Manager, Qantas Domestic Sales, Marketing and Distribution


George CrispThe health and environmental issues of increased road traffic and climate change

Dr George Crisp, WA Chair, Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA)


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