• Reliability Improvement in the Rail Sector

    TrainsOn Wednesday, 26 August 2020, the Brisbane Chapter hosted a webinar on reliability improvement, with over 140 attendees dialling in across Australia and internationally. The webinar saw Frank Gabriel, Principal Consultant at Railconfidence, present on a real-life reliability improvement program undertaken for a major Australian rail operator. In a point of difference from traditional presentations stemming from the rail sector, the focus of Frank’s presentation was on the mobile equipment used to maintain rail infrastructure, rather than the rail infrastructure itself.

  • The Importance of Maintenance – Learnings from the Dreamworld Inquest


    In February 2020, the coronial inquest findings into the tragedy on Dreamworld’s Thunder River Rapids Ride (TRRR) were released to the public. Around that time, the Asset Management Council published a short precis of the report, which, if you’re interested, can be found here. The coroner’s findings highlights the crucial role maintenance plays in asset management and the overall landscape of a business.

    In this post, we’ll pull out some learnings on the importance of maintenance, based on the findings in the report (in no particular order).

  • Wanting to catch up?

    runner race competition femaleHave you missed an event and want to know what content was shared? Or do you simply want to revisit something of interest? Most presentations given during our technical events are uploaded to our members only knowledge bank. Comprising of over 900 technical articles, papers and presentations, simply visit here and search for a topic or a presenter to access their slide presentations.

    Most recent uploaded presentations include:

  • What Procedures and Processes do you use?

    Audience 26 9 18Wednesday 26th September saw the Brisbane Chapter provide a seminar on 'What an Asset Management System is and isn't.' The 2 hour presentation was hosted by committee members Keith Paintin and Mark Jordan, who provided an interactive walk through of the Asset Management System and its key elements from the AM Policy through to people capabilities and also debated what does optimisation really mean to an organisation.