Tag: perth

Transport & Logistics

Straight railways throw a curveball in heavy haul rail

Heavy haul rail presents many singular challenges, particularly in established markets where interoperability is a requirement that can cripple the implementation of new technologies. Tom Hewitt is Project Manager of Rolling Stock, CANARAIL Consultants (Canada). He will be one of the international keynotes at the Heavy Haul Rail 2015 Conference in Perth, 22-23 June 2015.…

25 Mar 2015, 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

Transport & Logistics

Infrastructure takes the driving seat in WA’s economic future

Thank you to everyone who attended the 10th annual WA Transport Infrastructure Summit in Perth. Chaired by Jamie Bradford, Chair of CILTA (WA) and Senior Associate with Sinclair Knight Merz, this year’s conference was aptly timed a week after the WA State Budget and reinforced the role that transport infrastructure plays in securing and building WA’s…

22 Aug 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

Transport & Logistics

Close-Up: Paul Hamersley

With over 17 years public and private sector experience in the Western Australian transport and logistics industry, Paul Hamersley is uniquely qualified to discuss the growth for rail freight in Western Australia. As Brookfield Rail’s General Manager Commercial, Paul has Executive responsibility for Commercial Contracts, Customer Service, Business Development, Property, Network Lease & Regulatory Management…

8 Jul 2013, 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