asset management

  • New Zealand Chapter Soft Launch!

    IMG 20180531 WA0001NZ members and their guests from as far as the University of Notre Dame attended the AMC NZ Chapter event last Monday. As well as a soft launch to officially open the chapter, the topic of the evening was asset resilience where Dr. Kevin Walsh shared some of his learnings from the US, and Dr. Temitope Egbelakin presented a current case study of a NZ local authority.     

  • November Meeting Point, out now!

    mail 1048452 1920The latest edition of Meeting Point, our monthly e-newsletter was released on Friday. With a new, streamlined look featuring all the November highlights - technical articles, events, photos and opportunities - it's sure to have something for everyone. Read it here.

  • NZ using AM to support Redevelopment and Regeneration

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    The first technical session of the New Zealand Chapter on large property portfolio asset management strategies drew a lot of attention from specialists in that sector. The affordability housing challenges in Auckland is not too different from the other cities such as Tauranga, Hamilton, Wellington, etc. Developing a holistic (systemic) asset management approach as outlined in the ISO 55000 standards has significantly helped resolve some of TRC challenges.

  • October Meeting Point - now released

    enewsletterKeep up to date with all things Asset Management. Check out the latest edition of Meeting Point, our monthly e-newsletter. It covers all the October highlights, from events and training seminars to professonal development opportunities and technical resources.

    Read it here.

  • Perth and the Three C's (Certification and Corrosion at Curtin)

    IMG 0616It was a full house for Perth last Thursday as the Chapter collaborated with Curtin University for an informative technical event. First up was Andrei Ezergailis, ASC Pty Ltd's CCSM LifCycle Manager, to go over ASC's journey to ISO55001's certification and the lessons learned from it. Next was Curtin's very own senior research fellow from their Faculty of Science and Engineering, Katerina Lepkova, to address the latest developments in corrosion protection measures.

  • Perth Chapter in Kahoots

    IMG 0472The first presentation from Perth's latest rail themed technical event was well received with the unanimous opinion that the presenter, Kyle Saltmarsh, delivered a technical presentation on 'Acoustic Condition Monitoring' in a manner that was engaging, entertaining and easy to understand.

  • Perth Crowns WA Asset Management Guru of 2018

    DSC09566What a great turnout at Perth's latest chapter event with AMCouncil members from all over the country coming together to hear from Ian Sedgwick as he shared his knowledge and approach to Asset Management, focusing on the importance of balancing key elements within Asset Management. The second part of an evening proved more of a celebration of 2018. Congratulations to Tristan Velnoweth, who won the quiz and brought home the title 'WA Asset Management Guru of the Year'.

  • Perth digs deep within the mining industry

    Perth July 18 06Last week's Perth mining event was so well-attended, the chapter ended up upgrading to a bigger venue in the Deloitte building to accomodate the popularity! A quick AGM resulted in Anselm Boehl being re-elected as Perth Chapter Chair for another season, and we also welcome Michael Patterson to the general WA Committee. Also on the agenda were great presentations, great engagement, and great food and drinks. Read on for further details.

  • Perth looks at Effective Use of CMMS

    In this ever changing and fast paced world, the running of maintenance operations in large and complex industries is an intricate process and has a significant impact on the profitability of the business.

    Managing this process effectively with the current computer-based support has been proven to be difficult, but achieving successful long term implementations and use of these systems requires a major change-management program over many years.

  • Perth talks Financials 101

    DSC08999People from all around Australia watched on as Perth broadcasted their technical meet last night (a first for AMCouncil which we hope to do more of!) when Felicia Wong from Frontal Business Consultants explained how to understand, analyse and interpret financial statements using key ratios. The ability to understand financial statements is one of the imporant skills that will be condered favourably for upward career-mobility, and many people - both at the event and online - took the opportunity to learn more about it.

  • Perth talks Value, Improvement and Innovation

    Perth Event 22 Feb 2018 Main PhotoOur Perth chapter got together yesterday evening to kick off the first of many events for 2018, this one all about Value, Improvement and Innovation in Asset Management. James Wright (Jacobs) went through some practical examples of how to embed an effective asset management culture in organisations. Ian Moon from the Warship Asset Management Alliance Management Office followed up with exploring the understanding, development, implementation and challenges of Continous Improvement in a defence and industry alliance environment.

    Please check out some snaps below, taken through the course of the evening. If you have any of your own to add, please send to info@amcouncil.com.au

  • Problem Solving Framework for Asset Management

    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.

  • Repurposing Sydney's Rocks

    Sydney WiAM 18 October 3 fixOn the 18th October 2018, the NSW Women in Asset Management (WiAM) Special Interest Group hosted its second Sydney Chapter event; Miriam Stacy (Place Management, Property NSW) gave a thoroughly absorbing presentation on the role she and her team plays in repurposing heritage-listed property assets in The Rocks area of Sydney. 

  • Save Over $400 Dollars!

    Early Bird registration for the AMPEAK Asset Management Conference ends soon! Members who register before the 30 April deadline save over $400 dollars on their full conference registration, so make sure to register now before it is too late.

    Also, if you need assistance in drafting a formal letter for your employer as to why AMPEAK attendance would benefit your organization, please find our proposal below...

  • Share your Story

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    Yesterday saw the last of our #assetmanagement in action webinar series for the year. Over the past 8 sessions we've covered #integritymanagement, #decisionsupport, #riskmitigation, #conditionmonitoring, #lifeextension and more! Thanks to all our contributors and attendants - we hope you have found it valuable.

    If you missed out on one or more of these sessions, you can catch up on our AMC TV page here* available for AMCouncil members only, see our affordable membership options here.

    If you have a story to tell or a project to share and fancy presenting at one of next year's webinars, we would love to hear from you! It's an easy way and a great opportunity to be heard in your industry and to share with others the great work you have done or are doing. Please drop us a line at info@amcouncil.com.au

  • Shattering the Silos: Collaboration through Asset Management

    IMG 1601Thank you to everyone who attended the inaugural NSW WiAM event 'Shattering the Silos: Collaboration through Asset Management'. We hope you were inspired by the stories you heard and are keen to learn more and get involved with WiAM! We have released two of the night's presentations, one of which contains links to information that will enable you to find out more about the role you play, how to improve your knowledge, and how to shape your organisations' thinking for increased success. Click below for links below to access these presentations.

  • Smart City Infrastructure for the future of Newcastle

    Picture TwoDr Nathanial Bavinton, Smart City Coordinator for the City of Newcastle, last night presented at the Newcastle Chapter's March meeting on A Smart City Infrastructure for the future of Newcastle.

    With Newcastle moving rapidly to adopt smart city technologies as part of the urban revitalisation of the city, Federal and State governments are investing in the vision for infrastructure to enable a range of new approaches to asset management and service delivery, which will position the city as a technology development testbed.

  • Stainless Steel - Stain-less, not Stain-free

    David NicholasAt Newcastle's recent event, David Nicholas, Principal Consultant, Nicholas Corrosion Pty Ltd presented an interesting and engaging presentation on the variations of stainless steels used in domestic and industry applications. 

  • Star Profile - Introducing Raymond Tan (CSAM)

    Raymond Tan AucklandName: Raymond Tan, Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management (CSAM)
    Role: Head of Asset Management Intelligence Support & AMCouncil New Zealand Chapter Chair
    Location: Auckland Council, New Zealand
     

    Originally from Singapore and now having lived in New Zealand for close to twenty-six years, Raymond Tan juggles a busy career in asset management and life with three teenage boys. Discover more about Raymond’s asset management journey so far and learn from his insights into how you can really progress your career.

  • Star Profile - Mark Mackenzie

    Mark Mackenzie

    Certified Fellow in Asset Management (CFAM)

    Name:Mark Mackenzie

    Role:Strategic Consulting Manager

    Location:K2 Technology, Perth, WA

    Mark Mackenzie's career in asset management has taken him from the Australian Army to some of Australia's leading resource companies. We caught up with him in a one-to-one interview. Read on to discover more about his journey to becoming a leading reliability engineer and learn from his insights into how you can really progress your career.