asset management

  • How Infrastructure NSW is Meeting the Challenge

    sydney4Many thanks on behalf of the Asset Management Council and our Sydney Chapter Committee to Rami Affan, Infrastrcuture NSW, for his excellent presentation on Wednesday night at Sydney Water's head office in Parramatta.

    The large audience clearly appreciated learning about Infrastructure NSW's State Infrastructure Strategy through the lens of asset management and the inclusive and collaborative deployment strategy (via such avenues as the AM Community of Practice and Asset Management Maturity Assessments both run jointly with the AMCouncil).

  • How Smart is your Data?

    Number globeThe Auburn Stabling project involves the construction of a new train stabling facility in Sydney's north-west, with the aim of catering for the expected increase in train services in Sydney's inner-west and south-west. Discover how a smarter use of data would prove critical to the project's success.

    Arup were engaged to deliver an Asset Management model for use during maintenance and improvement works. Through the use of leading software integration solution FME, Arup's team provided a solution which allowed for seamless transferring of features between disciplines regardless of the native format of the design software being used.

    Read more here. (This content is available for members only, see our affordable membership options here.)

  • How to Identify the Principles of Asset Management

    A thorough overview of asset management to understand how AM fundamentals can provide benefits to an organization...

  • How to use Analytics to Prevent the Deferral of Critical Maintenance

    Tech Article 1What can asset managers do to prevent the deferral of critical maintenance? And how can they use analytics to assist with this?

    When budgets are tight, or there are competing priorities for funds, deferring maintenance is an easy target for decision-makers in Finance, or Executive Budget Committees.

  • Implementing an AM System in a Mature Workplace Culture

    ImplementationWhile the requirements of ISO55001:2014 Asset Management are the same for every organisation, the approaches used to implement an effective asset management system are not.

    All organisations have unique characteristics dependant on, for example, size, industry, activity and leadership. The maturity of the organisation is one such characteristic.

  • Improving Profits Using Data

    Imrproving Profits Using DataAsset-intensive industries continually strive to improve profitability while at the same time reducing business risk and expenditure. Today's financial climate and market competition require organisations to improve productivity and asset performance with less resources and capital. A recent study indicated that around 47% of organisations associated the inability to achieve asset management goals with the 'lack of visibility into actual asset condition and performances'. To read the rest of the article co-written by Mustapha El Hayek and Ian Gordon from Meridium, please visit here.

  • India Asset Management Study Tour - Interested?

    Blog ThumbnailThe AMCouncil is seeking expressions of interest from asset management professionals wanting to join a study tour to India, to coincide with the International Conference on Maintenance and Intelligent Asset Management (ICMIAM) meeting happening in Bangalore on 17th - 18th January 2020. 

    This trip will provide you with the opportunity to visit a variety of sites to learn, explore, share and compare asset management across industry in an international setting.

  • Infrastructure Audit Casts Gaze to Future Needs

    InfrastructureThe 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit was announced on Tuesday 13th August by Infrastructure Australia, the nation’s independent infrastructure advisor. The audit promises a forward-view of Australia’s challenges to protecting and advancing our infrastructure.

  • Integrating the Analytics

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    Capturing data is all well and good, but converting it into meaningful information that informs key decision making, in a timely way, can be a real challenge. Discover the core barriers to effectively gathering, cleansing and then analysing data so you can improve you data management and ultimately, make better business decisions.

     

    Read more here. (This content is available for members only, see our affordable membership options here).

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  • Integrating Whole of Life Thinking into the Business Case Process

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • Intelligent Asset Management in Newcastle

    Newcastle 2A great presentation on Tuesday night at the Rydges delivered by Sean Reeves our Chair of the Newcastle Chapter. It was a particularly enlightening talk that portrayed asset management as it truly is, a considered collection of data and information and the path to transformation into a genuine asset management plan, confidently protecting and utilising assets.  Sean provided a very useable outline capturing the big picture.

    Numerous questions were asked, and very valuable discussions ensued which followed well into refreshments time. It was great to see new connections and networks being formed.

  • It's not too late to register for this Friday's Symposium

    handshakeCongratulations to Alex Afshar, winner of a free ticket to this Friday's Digital Infrastructure  Smposium! We look forward to seeing you there. For the rest of you, it's not too late to register here.

    AMC’s annual technical symposium will improve your knowledge of digital infrastructure in asset management. Featuring presentations by thought-leaders highlighting cutting edge case studies, the symposium will explore national best practices on key challenges affecting a range of industries using digital infrastructure. Tickets only $350 for members and $450 for non-members. Register today or find out more about becoming a member here.

    Friday 17th November 2017, 9.00am – 5.00pm, Windsor Hotel Melbourne. Tickets only $350 for members and $450 for non-members.

  • January Meeting Point out now

    AMC Newsletter AlertAMCouncil January e-news out now - the first one for the year and is all about opportunities. Make the most of 2018! Check your inboxes to read all the latest or view it here.

    If you would like to receive monthly newsletters and to be kept in the loop with all that's happening in the AMC, you can subscribe here.

  • July Meeting Point out now!

    July NewsAMCouncil July e-news is out now, packed with all the latest and greating AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including access to a great article about Sydney Trains' embarking in one of the NSW Goverment's largest transformations in Enterprise Asset Management! Check your inboxes to read all the latest or view it here.

    If you would like to receive monthly newsletters and to be kept in the loop with all that's happening in the AMC, you can subscribe here.

  • June Meeting Point - out now!

    June NewsAMCouncil June e-news out now, packed with all the latest and greating AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including announcement of topic and date for this year's Symposium! Check your inboxes to read all the latest or view it here.

    If you would like to receive monthly newsletters and to be kept in the loop with all that's happening in the AMC, you can subscribe here.

  • Last Call for Papers!

    CALL FOR PAPEPRSOnly a week left for professionals, students and organisations from asset intensive industries and academia to apply to present their asset management technical and research developments at AMPEAK18 Asset Management Conference 2018.

    The AMPEAK18 theme is Asset Management: Empowering Sustainable Change. For further information, visit here.

    Abstract submissions close 30th November 2017 - get yours in before it's too late!

  • Launched: WiT Asset Management Mentoring Program

    Launch SMWe were excited to officially launch the 2018 Women in Transport Asset Management Mentoring Program yesterday. It is one of the outcomes of a strategic partnership between the Asset Management Council and Transport for Victoria.

  • Learn in your Lunchbreak

    Learn at LunchWe've now just passed our sixth session in our fortnightly 'Asset Management in Action' series, showcasing projects from our Excellence Awards finalists during AMPEAK16 and 17. Thank you to Richard Lu from Sydney Trains, who took the time to tell us all about their project, the development of an Asset Information Submission Guideline, and to Jun Li from Curtin University who talked us through his project on Infrastructural Condition Monitoring.

    Our series is able to reach our members far and wide from all around the world, with the benefit of them being able to join in during their lunchbreak from the comfort of their own home or office. Our webinars are able to be accessed by computer, tablet or even smartphone!

  • Lunch and Learn is Back!

    Moniques webinar pictureWhat a turnout to last week's WiAM Lunch and Learn webinar. Over 130 people registered to hear a terrific presentation from Monique Beedles on Sustainability and Asset Management.

    It was a great taster for this year's AMPEAK conference in April which will focus on empowering sustainable change, and many participants took the opportunity to ask oodles of questions at the end.

  • Making the Finkel Electricity Plan Work

    Canberra 24 May 3Canberra’s Engineering House hosted a packed audience on Thursday evening 24th May, where the Canberra Chapter of the AMC held a joint presentation with the Electric Energy Society of Australia to discuss the future of Australia’s Electricity Supply as laid out in the Finkel Plan.