asset management

  • Maritime Sustainment in Defence

    John WestThe Melbourne chapter held a session at Engineers Australia’s city facilities, focused on the evolution of asset management in defence. John West, Asset Management Principal at BAE Systems, talked about linkages between defence capability and asset management, drawing on examples from the maritime defence sector. The enthusiastic audience included AMC members from government, defence and consulting.

  • MCC looking for an Asset Management Specialist

    JobsThe Melbourne Cricket Club manages the MCG and has an opportunity for an experienced Asset Management Specialist to manage the Asset Management System with a strategic focus on asset planning, asset policies and procedures. Reporting to the Operations & Contracts Manager in the AM Facilities Department, this is a hands on proactive role, that will work collaboratively with the project team, business and stakeholders towards delivering solutions and results by coordinating the planning and implementation of identified improvement strategies to solve key asset management problems.  Applications closes on Sunday 21 October 2018. More information available at the MCC careers website here

  • Meeting of the NSW Government Village

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    The Asset Management Council was proud to play a major part in yesterday's meeting of the NSW government village along with Infrastructure NSW. The purpose was to formally launch the new NSW Government endorsed Asset Management Policy. It was also an opportunity to receive an update from the CEO of Infrastructure NSW on the key asset management policy reforms underway in line with the State Infrastructure Strategy 2018-2038.

  • Melbourne explores the AMAF Audit Report

    Melbourne 10Following the Asset Management Accountability Framework Audit Report that was presented to Parliament on 23rd May 2019, our Melbourne AMCouncil chapter got together over breakfast to hear from Catherine Sandercock, Manager Performance Audit, Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, who spoke about the audit findings and recommendations.

  • Melbourne, transforming culture and behaviour in asset centric organisations

    Melbourne 21 Feb 19The Melbourne Chapter has had a great start to the year with over 30 keen AMCouncil members and associates who got together late February to discuss challenges in transforming culture and behaviour in asset centric organisations. A discussion was had led by Greg Williams, Executive, Executive Director Asset Performance, Yarra Trams, and Julian Watts, Director Engineering & Asset Management, KPMG.

  • National Symposium Registrations Open

    With the government sector taking up asset management implementation, it's a ripe time to learn all about it. Come along to discover the latest asset management happenings across states and how it's benefiting communities. For more info, visit: www.amcouncil.com.au/events/symposium

  • New WiAM National Chair

    Lucie MitchellThe AMCouncil is delighted to announce that Lucie Mitchell has been elected as the Women in Asset Management SIG National Chair. The AMC would like to extend its sincere thanks to Felicia Tristanto, outgoing WiAM National Chair, for all her time and effort over the last three years.

    A great chance to get to know more about Lucie is to join her in next Tuesday's webinar. If you haven't already, make sure you register to join Lucie for a webinar discussion moderated by Helen Carroll around Value, and its Role in Successful Organisations.

  • 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 Driving Asset Management Performance Improvement Forum

    1Our New Zealand neighbours held a half-day forum, co-sponsored by AM Council and Unison, on driving asset management performance improvement on the afternoon of the 31st October. Topics included: Change management strategy to implement ISO 55001; One year beyond ISO55001, digital strategy; Lessons learnt by Transpower, Asset management and PAS 55; and evolving asset management.

  • 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

  • Perth's Government in Asset Management Forum

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    Great turn out for the Perth Chapter’s second Government in Asset Management Forum. Thank you to the Treasury Department for sharing an overview of their Strategic Asset Management Framework, the Water Corporation for hosting the event and thanks to those who participated in the forum and discussions.