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  • Adelaide learns from ASC's ISO55001 Certification

    Adelaide 28 June Pic 2Great to see an enthusiastic audience at last night's Adelaide's networking and technical meet. First up was Andrei Ezergailis, ASC Pty Ltd's CCSM LifCycle Manager, who flew in from Perth to go over ASC's journey to ISO55001's certification and the lessons learned from it.

  • Be Data Driven and Drive Better Results

    BLOG19Discover how an Australian utilities company used big data-driven insights to optimise lifecycle planning, budgeting and strategic management. The solution was easy to use and easy to understand, enabling the organisation to proactively identify problematic or costly assets prior to asset failure and to use predicted future costs to inform annual maintenance activity. Discover how the intelligent allocation of limited resources and the accurate forecasting of future asset costs provide huge benefits.

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

  • Big Data Analytics for a Strategic Approach to Asset Management

    AnalyticsAsset-owning organisations seek to optimise lifecycle planning, budgeting and strategic management. To read about a case study that used Big Data Analytics to provide a large Australian utilities company with data-driven insights that help them to achieve these key objectives for their geographically-diverse high-value asset portfolio, please visit here.

  • Big Data Case Study - Big Data Analytics Deliver Effective Asset Management Solutions

    Anil Jaiswal, Strategy Manager, Servicing & Asset Strategy, Sydney Water (NSW)

    Since 2009, Sydney Water has progressively invested in a state-of-the-art enterprise data warehousing (EDW) and business intelligence (BI) technology. EDW gathers data from various disparate operational data sources such as maintenance management system, control and monitoring system (SCADA), finance, HR etc. BI provides advanced data mining and analytics capability.

  • Big Data Case Study - Feeding an AMP, Sewer Reticulation Pipes in Metropolitan Perth

    John Nazimek, Senior Asset Management Engineer, Water Corporation (WA)

    As first steps in creating an ISO 55000-compliant asset management plan, an academic exercise was undertaken by a Perth Region Allice staff member to analyse a sample set of approximately 3,000 known pipe blockages.

  • Big Data Case Study - Using PCMS (Plant Management and Control System) data to improve Asset Management

    Philip Vincent, Asset Engineer - Clem Jones Tunnel, Brisbane Motorway Services, Leighton Contractors (QLD)

    At the CLEM7 tunnel we use Maximo to help us manage maintenance and record the condition of assets.

  • Canberra explores Asset Intensive Industries

    Canberra 22 March 2018The Canberra Chapter of the AMC held our 2018 AGM and a presentation on the evening of the 22nd March at Engineering House in Canberra. This is a wonderful venue for presentations and the Engineers Australia staff, as usual do everything they can to make the evening run like clockwork.

    After a get together session over tea and coffee, it was down to business in the main auditorium. The presentation was about Asset Management Systems in Asset Intensive Industries, and with a total of 17 attendees from universities, defence, electricity distribution and consulting engineers, there was plenty of input from the audience, making for an interesting evening.

  • Canberra talks Disasters and Disruptions

    Canberra 14 AugustThe Canberra Chapter of the AMC hosted the second joint AIPM-AMC presentation to a packed audience at Engineering House in Barton, ACT on Tuesday evening of 14th August.

  • Catch up on our recent episodes on AMC-TV!

    tv 1015426 1920We've now just passed our fourth session in our fortnightly 'Asset Management in Action' series, showcasing projects from our Excellence Awards finalists during AMPEAK16 and 17. Thank you to David Scott from Wave Digital, who took the time to tell us all about their project, developing a system integration and data visualisation framework for South East Water, and to Tim Purves from Icon Water who talked us through the development of a Program of Work Balance Model.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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 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.     

  • 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 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.

  • Sustainable Change delivered through Empowering Individuals and building Strong Governance

    data streamsSydney Trains manages and maintains an asset portfolio valued at more than $39 billion with an annual maintenance budget of $1.2 billion. Managing and maintaining assets effectively is key to achieving their goal to keep Sydney and NSW moving.

  • Sydney on Asset Data/Information and the Restructuring of Existing Systems to Maximise Value

    A successful AGM was held by our AMCouncil Sydney chapter last Thursday. On behalf of the continuing committee members wewelcome Stephen Poropatto the AMC Sydney Chapter 2019committee! It will be great to have a new face (?) on the team as we continue our strong growth in the chapter.