Tag: operations

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Jacquelene Symond

Colours can have a tremendous psychological effect on people, their work and their mood. In a control room environment the right colour choice is critical to ensure that signals and messages can be appropriately prioritised. Jacquelene Symond is the Principal at The Colour Agency and a colour specialist specifically trained in the field of applied…

17 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

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 Insights

Transport & Logistics

Close-Up: Rachel Johnson

With 17 years executive management experience, Rachel Johnson has worked extensively within the freight industry building towards efficient and productive logistics solutions.  Ms Johnson was appointed the Deputy Director General of the Freight and Regional Development Transport for NSW in 2011, and we recently spoke to her about her major career achievements. Her experience and…

22 May 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Airports need to be more flexible and offer choice to passengers

Airports around the world are facing many challenges in their pursuit to manage their operation as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. At the same time passenger demands are changing dramatically. We had the chance to speak with Mark Wolfe, Head of Aviation at Hassell about the future challenges for airports in Australasia. Question: International flights…

27 Jul 2011, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

IHMA Congress 2010 Interview – Captain David Shennan

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFR_C_f0nh8] We have the opportunity to interview Captain David Shennan, Harbour Master of Port of Melbourne Corporation as he talks about the significance role that Harbour Masters play in the daily operations of ports, current challenges for Harbour Masters, the theme for IHMA Congress 2010 and the main message he hopes to come out of…

26 Nov 2009, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

IHMA Congress 2010 Interview – Alan Birchmore, by Captain Eric Atkinson

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aem5VP4m9GI] We have the opportunity to talk to Alan Birchmore of Fremantle Ports and Captain Eric Atkinson, Vice President of the International Harbour Masters Association, in regards to the upcoming International Harbour Masters Congress 2010 that will be held in Perth in 2010; its main focus, its benefits being some of the topics discussed. Website:…

26 Nov 2009, by Informa Insights