Tag: interview

Mining & Resources

Iluka Resources: Responding to mineral sands market demands

Iluka Resources is a major global producer of zircon and the world's largest producer of the high-grade titanium dioxide products of rutile and synthetic rutile. In the lead-up to the 2014 AJM Mineral Sands conference, we had the chance to speak to Iluka's Manager Eastern Operations, Dan McGrath, about the outlook for the industry and the…

18 Feb 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Rio Tinto on the role of heavy haul railways in our economy

[youtube=http://youtu.be/PJ2KKen-Y78] We had the opportunity to pick Bob Barrable, Rolling Stock Maintenance Manager, Rio Tinto's brain at AusRAIL 2012 on his thoughts on the role of heavy haul railways in our economy. 1. Your presentation at the event is examining the role of the iron ore railways in our economy, how key are the rail…

26 Feb 2013, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Q&A: Asset rationalisation and maintenance in turnouts

Toby Horstead, Senior Asset Planning Coordinator, RailCorp joins us to discuss the challenge of determining the asset life of turnouts. Turnouts require “much greater maintenance attention” than plain track and as someone who still believes that “nothing beats being on track”, Toby gives us a preview of the asset simplification at Ashfield Junction. You have…

12 Oct 2012, by test test

Transport & Logistics

QR National and ARA’s Lance Hockridge on the future of Australia’s rail

[youtube=http://youtu.be/Bmk34_D69cw] We were lucky enough to have caught up with Lance Hockridge, the new Chairman of the Australasian Railway Association at AusRAIL PLUS 2011 and had a quick chat. 1. Lance, this is your first AusRAIL as the new Chairman of the Australasian Railway Association, how do you see the role of rail in Australia’s…

8 Feb 2012, by test test