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  • 2019 off to a great start for our Perth Chapter

    Header PhotoThank you to Water Corporation who hosted our Perth Chapter event last Thursday. Pictured on the left are David Seaton, Tino Galati, Jakob Verhoef, Karen Riddette and Ashley Vincent. It was an excellent event with fantastic speakers, great engagement, tension was high. Carmel Moynihan who won the AOG 2018 Asset Management Competition came to receive her prize. Everyone was having a great time afterwards networking, eating and drinking which was great to see. Check out some more photos taken at the event below.

  • 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.

  • AMCouncil at the AOG

    AOG 2019The AMCouncil was proud to host a facilitated panel session at this year's AOG Expo to dicuss ways of improving the identification, evaluation and implementation of energy efficiency opportunities on oil and gas projects. Thought provokers on the panel included: Mary Hackett, LNG Marine Fuel Institute; John O'Brien, Deloitte; Francis Norman, NERA; and Ray Wills, Future Smart Strategies. The future of energy was much discussed. Are we moving fast enough to transform the way we provide energy to the world? Thank to Colby Hauser from Upstream Production Services who facilitated the session before opening up to the forum for some very interesting questions.

  • AMPEAK 21 - Call for Papers

    LoudspeakerWe would like to invite professionals, students and organisations from asset intensive industries and academia to apply to present their asset management technical and research developments at AMPEAK21 Asset Management Conference 2020

    ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS CLOSE Friday 27th NOVEMBER 2020

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  • AMPEAK21 early bird price now open until 31 Jan

     Registrations are now open for AMPEAK21. Take advantage of the early bird offer before 31st January to save $$$. AMPEAK is a world leading asset management conference featuring a range of exhibits, case studies and technical content from all industries. www.ampeak.com.au 

  • Asset Investment Planning and Management in Adelaide

    Adelaide1A well attended, enthusiastic crowd gathered at the Adelaide Hilton Hotel last Friday for a bite of breakfast and to explore asset investment planning and management.

  • Asset Management Capability and the Value of Asset Management

    AMC Perth Nov a1The WA Chapter finished the technical sessions year with a fantastic evening attracting interest from 65 asset management practitioners with which the session exceeded all expectations - standing room only! A great show of interest and support for Asset Management in the West.

    After a brief introduction, Sandy Dunn shared the difference between Asset Management capability, compliance and maturity. Next was Ernst Krauss sharing his research on understanding the value of asset management. Keen inerest and discussions continued into the following networking opportunity, where most people stayed to catch up with old acquaintances and to make some new ones. Please enjoy some snaps taken at the event below.

  • Asset Management Workshop, 11th Dec 2018 in Gippsland

    Gippsland 1The Asset Management Workshop in Gippsland was organised by the School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology’s Resources Engineering and Technology Group and supported by the Gippsland Chapter of the Asset Management Council (AMCouncil) and Engineering Network Gippsland (ENG) on Tuesday 11th Dec from 3pm to 5pm. This workshop had 30 registered delegates from industry, professional bodies and FedUni and feedback received from delegates was outstanding.

  • Back to Basics: Explaining Reliability, Availability, and the Meaning of “Life”

    Sydney 19 September 2018Back to basics: Explaining Reliability, Availability, and the meaning of “life” was the topic of the inaugural YAMP Sydney Chapter event last Wednesday evening for Sydney AMC members and guests by very experienced practitioner and trainer, Phil Clarke.

  • Brisbane Chapter May Event - 4 May 21

    Understanding facility asset portfolios through assessments and audits

    Join the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter for a presentation on utilising assessments and audits to better understand facility asset portfolios. Leanne Cluley, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reduxo and Co-Chairman of the Diversity Portfolio Group at the Facility Management Association of Australia, will present real-life case studies of portfolio-wide programs to assess and audit facility assets, thereby enabling facility owners to better understand their assets and make optimised, evidence-based investment decisions.

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Aerospace & Asset Management

    Tuesday 30th March saw Brisbane Chapter host the second technical seminar of 2021, This event was intended to be a hybrid format but the COVID restrictions announced the day before meant a revision to the arrangements to an online event. Around 100 people saw Wing Commander Keirin Joyce of the RAAF and Dr Stefan Hrabar CEO of Emesent present two different approaches to drones and their deployment in asset management activities.

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Asset Management 101

    Thursday 25th February saw the Brisbane Chapter present a hybrid technical session on Asset Management basics, with over 120 attendees either in person or online. This was presented by Chapter Chair, Keith Paintin, and Committee member, Steve Walker. The session addressed some basic Asset Management questions such as:

  • Brisbane hosts the Maintenance & Reliability SIG

    Brisbane 21 Mar 19 2The Brisbane Chapter held a Technical session on the 21st March in conjunction with the Maintenance and Reliability Special interest Group. There were over 60 attendees present to listen to Mr Ian Sedgwick and Mr Ricardo Santos speaking about Dynamic lifecycle costing and Risk Based Inspection regimes respectively. This was followed by a Q and A Panel session which included the speakers and AMC board member, Dr Monique Beedles.

  • Brisbane launches into the topic of Asset Management in Aerospace

    AMc aviationThe recent Brisbane Chapter event held at the Jacobs offices was well supported and the audience were given an insight from Lucien Whitten from Defence Industries Qld into how the policies for aerospace are developed with a particular emphasis on the impact of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. This was supported by Andrew Scott who provided an insight into the operations of UAVs, the size and also complexity of the support operations with the most crucial part of UAVs being the people behind them. There was also an interesting discussion on the current and potential future uses of these assets and how the industry might develop over the next 5-10 years.

  • Brisbane looks at Digital Engineering

    Brisbane 21 March Pic 4 CROPPEDWednesday, March 21st, saw the Brisbane chapter host a technical seminar on the subject of Digital Engineering. A well attended evening seminar saw Ian Hardcastle (Digital Engineering Practice Director from Jacobs) present his observations and thoughts on the evolution of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into DE, and how the value of digital information can be created and also eroded.

  • Brisbane shines a light on the power sector

    image3Wednesday, 16th May, saw the Brisbane chapter host their latest technical session. The theme of the event was asset management within the power sector. The speakers were Ravi Malik from Origin Energy, Brian McMahon from Energy Queensland and Michael Pelevin from Powerlink.

  • Brisbane talks Data Use in Asset Management

    Image 4Wednesday 22nd May saw 60 delegates attend the Brisbane Chapter technical session on Data Use in Asset Management. Daniel Osbourne, Graham Heiner and Wayne Holtham provided a wide variety of thoughts and examples on how data can be captured and utilised within organisations to inform decision making, and even discussed how decisions can be made with apparently no data. 

    You can view the presentation shared during the session at the following link: (Content available for members only. To see our affordable membership options, visit here).

    - "Do you hope, or do you know?" Data Use for Asset Management

    - Evolution of Asset Management - Using Data and Information

    - Data Driven Decision Making

  • Canberra on Managing Change in the Electric Energy Industry

    Canberra 26 May 19The cold and blustery Canberra evening didn’t prevent the rollup of dedicated engineers and professionals to listen to EESA National president, Jeff Allen and AMCouncil Canberra Chapter Chair, Mike Schulzer talk about Managing Change in the Electric Energy Industry.

  • 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.

  • Climate Risk Management

    DH Climate Risk ManagementDigby Hall, director of Climatewise Design is a consulting architect and ESD consultant with over 25 years in the sustainable development field. Digby has extensive experience in leading organisations and projects from climate risk through to climate leadership using sustainability strategy and design. An engaging and motivational presenter and facilitator, Digby took the audience through the climate risk-to-reward spectrum in a webinar last night, exploring how an asset might respond to climate risk in achievable and profitable ways that can contribute to the owner’s brand strength.