asset management

  • 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.

  • Superior Asset Performance at the AOG Knowledge Forum

    IMG 0574It was a great turn out for the Asset Management’s AOG Knowledge Forum panel discussion on Superior Asset Performanceyesterday. Thanks to the Panel (Julie Harrison, Michael Judd, Neil Clegg, Mark Mackenzie, Kevin McCafferty) and the audience for the great participation. Check out some more pics taken at the event below:

  • Sydney and Digital Engineering

    Sydney 16 May1Sydney chapter had an excellent attendance of 49 to join in a panel discussion on “Digital Engineering in Asset Management” last Thursday.

    The key theme of the discussion was exploring “Why aren’t we using DE for whole of life management of assets yet?”

    An expert panel of practitioners was convened and chaired by Toby Horstead, NSW Lead - Strategic Asset Management, Jacobs and a Director on the Board of Asset Management Council. The panel members were:

  • Sydney Chapter February Webinar (includes AGM) - 17 February 22

    Asset Assurance (includes Sydney Chapter AGM)

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    Date:  Thursday, 17 February 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT (commences with AGM, approx 10 mins)
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Sydney Chapter Involvement with AEC

    Sydney AEC InvolvementAMCouncil Sydney Chapter was this year invited to assist with the hosting some Field visits (Off-site tours) in conjunction with Engineers Australia’s College of Leadership and Management (CLM) at the Australian Engineering Conference held in Sydney in September.

    One of these was at Garden Island Defence Precinct and included a workshop on the topic of Digital Disruption in Construction in the Department of Defence and the other was at the Sydney Opera House.

  • Sydney Chapter June Webinar Event - 15 June 22

    NSW Government Movement and Place Framework - Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for it's upcoming webinar: 

    Date:  Wednesday, 15 June 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEST
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

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  • Sydney Chapter March Webinar Event - 16 March 22

    Configuration Management - Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for it's upcoming webinar: 

    Date:  Wednesday, 16 March 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

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  • Sydney Chapter May Virtual Event - 16 June 21

    Digital Infrastructure assisting Asset Management

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for a technical session on implementing predictive analytics on one of Australia's largest rail fleets. 

    Sydney’s Waratah Train fleet consists of 78 trains that are connected to ICT Shore Systems – producing over 330 Million data points everyday.

    In 2017, Downer embarked on a program to use that data to perform predictive analytics as well as a wider transition towards condition based maintenance. The result was TrainDNA and an Integration Operations Centre.

  • Sydney Chapter November Virtual Event - 18 November 21

    Asset Information: The Asset Owner Challenges and Compliance with NSW Treasury's Asset Management Policy

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    Date:  Thursday, 18 November 2021
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Sydney Chapter Session Recap - Resilience Strategies for Infrastructure Assets

    AMCouncil Sydney Chapter's first event of the year was held 17 March 2021. The online event had over 100 registrations and was hosted by Women in Asset Management. David Spiteri - incoming Chair of the Sydney Chapter committee - gave an insight into upcoming events for Sydney Chapter and the opportunities for involvement from supporters and members over the year.

  • Sydney Chapter Session Recap - Young Asset Management Practitioners

    On Thursday 16th September night, the Sydney Chapter Asset Management Council ran their inaugural young asset management practitioners session. The session was facilitated by Myles Gatherer, Metro Trains Sydney, and covered the key themes of Implementing AM & Shifting AM Culture.

  • Sydney Chapter V-Chat

    Sydney V ChatThere’s no need to feel isolated during #shutdown.

    Recently, our Sydney Chapter met for the first V-Chat. What’s a V-Chat, you may well ask? A virtual hook-up for asset management members to connect and network, and keep their asset management brain ticking over. Toby Horstead led an informal session discussing the NSW Stimulus package.

  • Sydney digs deep into Data Mining

    Steven Doran Picture 1Data Mining is one of those topics that conjures up thoughts of modelling a large amount of data without providing significant Asset Management value. Whilst there are a few companies that have invested significant time and energy into modelling a broad range of data to assist in decision making, this does not appaer to be a widespread approach in asset management.

  • Sydney gets an overview of ISO55010

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    Sydney Chapter kicked off 2020 with its Annual General Meeting at Ausgrid 24-28 Campbell St, Sydney, followed by a presentation from Martin Kerr on ISO 55010: Asset Management – Guidance on the Alignment of Financial and Non-Financial Functions in Asset Management.

  • Sydney look at Certification under ISO 55001 from the Certifying Auditors Perspective

    IMG 0672George Assaad, a passionate public speaker and expert in in developing, implementing and maintaining management systems for clients across a wide range of industries, engaged our Sydney chapter to be very interested in what some may say could be a dry topic on Certification under ISO 55001 from the Certifying Auditors' Perspectivelast week. The chapter may not have had an as energised audit speaker prior! George made sure that members were across the requirement that It’s ‘their’ decision to make sure that the right Asset Management decisions that are made are in line with the requirements of the ISO 55000 series standards.

  • Sydney looks at BIM Requirements

    pic 1Jim Plume, Director of BuildingSmart Australasia last night presented at the Sydney Chapter's March meeting on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Requirements for Asset Management. With the focus of BIM being most heavily associated with the initial stages of an asset's life the audience were curious to see what BIM offers for the duration of its life. Living and changing requirements were presented as the 'DNA' which must be the thread through the whole life cycle and be open information to all relevant stakeholders.

  • 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.

  • Sydney on Asset Management across a multi-modal asset portfolio

    Sydney 21 Mar 19A great attendence of approximately 45 at Sydney's technical and networking session last week. It was noted that Mark Ragusa from Ausgrid has filled the remaining vacant committee membership position, and we welcome him on board.

    The Chapter then heard from Lucio Favotto, Principal Manager Infrastructure and Fleet Services, Transport for NSW. Lucio provided an insightful presentation on the following - Asset Management across a multi-modal asset portfolio - Transport for NSW (TfNSW).

  • Sydney on Long Term Investment Planning

    20191120 182054Sydney chapter had a good turnout for a presentation on “Long Term Investment Planning” for Sydney Water by Barry Mcdonnell and Tim Boyer, on the 20th November 2019.

    Barry set the scene by outlining the challenges faced by Sydney Water in meeting the future demands for a growing Sydney: