Tag: Automation

Transport & Logistics

Global Trends for Online Retail and the Increase in Supply Chain Automation

  We are delighted to have Apex Supply Chain Technologies come on board as Platinum Sponsor for our Online Retail Logistics Conference taking place at the Grace Hotel Sydney on the 28th and 29th of this month. We had the opportunity to discuss online retail, supply chain automation and Apex as a company with David…

1 Apr 2016, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

‘Intermodal Chain of Responsibility compliance practices need to be aligned’

In partnership with the Australasian Railway Association and Lloyd's List Australia, Informa are delighted to be running our 15th AusIntermodal Conference in Sydney in November.The agenda will cover a range of issues affecting containerised freight in Australia including; planning, funding and efficiency. One of the most important topics set to be examined during the two…

1 Oct 2015, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Jason Nitz from Newmont discusses the role of technology in mining operations

In the lead up to the Technology and Productivity in Mining Conference, we had the opportunity to ask Jason Nitz of Newmont a few questions. Jason shares his views and experience on topics including IT & OT, critical use of data in mining, system integration and technology implementation. Jason is also an avid blogger where he…

29 Oct 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

The increasing importance of automation in the mining sector

As one of the country's most important industries, mining in Australia needs to ensure it can evolve and adapt to keep up with competition. As expected, technology is playing a major part as the sector continues to shift and develop. Automation is one of the most disruptive technological developments in mining in recent years, and…

7 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

RMH is using real time information for better patient flow

  Tobi Wilson is the Chief Operating Officer at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In the lead-up to the Hospital Bed Management & Patient Flow conference he spoke to us about improving patient flow through real time information, the importance of finding the right system and putting in place appropriate accountability structures.  IIR Healthcare: In the past,…

12 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights

Business

Technology

Technology in mining: Only when the financial return is right

Australian mining companies are at the forefront of innovation and seeking new ways to drive cost efficiency in the industry. In the near future, the adoption of mine site automation and remote operations will play an important role to increase productivity, efficiency, safety and reduce operating costs. Anthony Kirke, General Manager of Fortescue’s Solomon Mine…

15 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Taking a “whole-of-system” approach to mining automation

Up until now, the mining industry has been fairly conservative in implementing new technologies in comparison to other industries. This week BHP Billiton followed in Rio Tinto’s footsteps when they announced the opening of their remote operations centre in Perth. We had the chance to speak to Citigold Corporation’s CEO Mark Lynch about the opportunities…

15 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights