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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 Australia

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Rail

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 Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

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 Australia

Maritime

Maritime and Transport

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 Australia

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 Australia

Infrastructure

Maritime and Transport

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 Australia

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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 Australia

Rail

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 Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

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 Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Infographic: Australia’s Heavy Haul, Intermodal and Freight Rail

Australia runs the world’s the heaviest and longest heavy haul trains, with axle loads of 40 tonnes and train lengths of 2.5 km or more. It is implementing world firsts for heavy haul rail, including train control centres located more than 1800km from the train networks, driverless trains which operate 24 hours a day, every…

14 May 2014, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

The international landscape of rail maintenance: the latest news and projects

As asset management programs and buzz words are beginning to make their rounds, rail operators, state governments and rail associations are encouraging best practices in international rail maintenance standards. We have taken a look at some of the latest developments in the international rail front, to show that the issues we have in Australia, are…

15 Nov 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Managing port maintenance costs

Is it necessary to sweat port assets for efficient functioning and greater productivity -or is there a more effective way to maintain equipment? We spoke to Tony Saker, Managing Director of UMS Group Asia Pacific to see if this is the best option for local ports.  Sweating port assets and equipment was recently discussed in…

31 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia