Tag: asset management

Defence & Security

Building the digital estate – not just big data, the right data

“An aging asset is more than a risk or a ‘tick and flick’ when it comes to budgeting or maintenance, it is a sleeping giant. And no one wants to wake a sleeping giant”, says Aurecon Chief Digital Officer, Andrew Maher, ahead of the ADM Defence Estate & Base Services Summit. “Every aspect of our…

13 Sep 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Be part of Project i-TRACE to transform the Australian rail sector

Danny Broad, Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), writes about the ARA’s collaboration with GS1 Australia to standardise how materials are identified to eliminate the current challenge of managing efficient maintenance, repair and overhaul processes. The landscape in which our rail industry operates today is large and complex, causing challenges with cost,…

11 Sep 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Asset leasing in rail – what are the safety concerns?

“Power by the hour” deals have long been used in aviation, due to their perceived financial attractiveness. Unlike traditional time and material-based models, these long term service agreements (LTSAs) rid transport owners of weighty overheads, by linking engineering and maintenance costs to required activity. Fixed hourly rates mean that transport businesses no loner need to…

6 Apr 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Energy & Utilities

Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

Port Productivity – how to do more for less

Productivity and efficiency are two things high on the priority lists of most companies. It is no different when we consider port operations. Dr Eva Savelsberg is Vice President Logistics Division, INFORM GmbH Germany and maintains they have the key to doing more for less when it comes to investment in port productivity. Eva was kind…

22 Oct 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Over the air – what rail can learn from Qantas

The inaugural ARA Asset Management in Rail Conference is taking place on the 8-9 July at the InterContinental Sydney. The impressive speaker line up will see representatives from leading companies including Sydney Trains, Yarra Trams, Downer Rail, Networking Rail Consulting and Transport for NSW. Michael Killeen, 747 & 767 Fleet Manager, Qantas Engineering Operations, Qantas…

7 May 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Expert speakers ‘turnout’ for RISSB workshop in May

It is necessary to maintain a rail asset in great condition to obtain the longest life cycle possible. Yet without a sound understanding of the Turnout and the issues or areas of concern, Turnouts often do not receive early attention and can degrade quickly and lead to significant problems like derailment. Focusing on the up-skilling…

13 Apr 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Giving ‘berth’ to peak efficiency: the challenge for Australia’s ports

Jim Cooper is CEO of one of Victoria’s major bulk shipping ports, Port of Portland. This deep-water port is located near international shipping channels which handles the export and import of bulk commodities and break bulk such as mineral sands, plantation-grown woodchips, logs, grains, alumina and aluminium ingots, livestock, fertiliser and wind turbines. Jim will…

20 Nov 2014, by Informa Insights

Infrastructure

What are the benefits of adhering to ISO 5500X if it is not mandatory?

The Asset Management & Maintenance Conference 2014 is just two weeks away and includes a cross-industry approach to managing and maintaining assets. The speaker line-up includes, Dr Reyhaneh Hesami, Yarra Trams, Adrian Rowland, Tigerair, Stewart Bell, Powerlink and Michael Mason, Auckland Transport. Please view the full program here.Key speakers will take part in a panel…

4 Sep 2014, by Informa Insights

Infrastructure

Transport & Logistics

The benefits and challenges of ISO 5500X

Peter Kohler, Principal Instructor at The Asset Management College and AMBoK Commissioner at AM Council will be speaking at the Asset Management & Maintenance Conference, taking place in Brisbane on 16th and 17th September.We had the chance to speak with Peter recently about the benefits and challenges of ISO 5500X.Do you think the journey to…

4 Sep 2014, by Informa Insights

Infrastructure

Driving operational efficiency with asset management

In the lead up to the CCF National Conference 2014, taking place on the 24th and 25th October in Adelaide, Michael Carter, National Sales Manager at Navman Wireless joined us to discuss the challenges in achieving operational efficiency, and how successful asset management through technology can help. Michael: “One of the biggest challenges for businesses…

18 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

A more collective approach is required for rail asset management

On the 23rd June 2014, the inaugural RISSB's Rail Asset Management workshop was held in Sydney in front of broad range of industry. There was representation from rail operators, asset owners, constructors, consultants, suppliers and government which provided a real balance to the day. The workshop looked into various aspects of Asset Management. The morning sessions covered…

30 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Sixth rail Centre of Excellence set to open in Sydney

Another new rail maintenance facility is set to open its doors in the New South Wales capital, the latest in a series of centres that have been constructed thanks to state government funding. The new rail Centre of Excellence - the sixth out of a total of eight to be built in New South Wales…

9 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights