Darwin – Hot Town, Cool City

Darwin Hot Town Cool CityThere’s no doubt about it, Darwin is one of Australia’s hottest cities. And by hot, we mean heat-affected, as well as a cool spot for tourists moving around and exploring the great outdoors. Hot cities mean hot assets, which means more energy is required to cool them, which means more carbon emissions, which means a worsening impact on our world. We need to cool down. And that’s the aim behind the Cavenagh Street heat mitigation trial.

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Asset Management Mentoring Program 2021 - applications now open

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The Asset Management Council is excited to launch our 2021 Asset Management Mentoring Program

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This program aims to facilitate mentoring partnerships where experienced mentors can share advice, knowledge and experiences with mentees, resulting in a mutually beneficial professional development relationship. It pairs developing asset management professionals seeking guidance and support with more experienced practitioners who are willing to commit time and energy to the professional development of another practitioner.

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Smart Sensors, Smart Collaboration, Smart Asset Management

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An interview with Peter Seltsikas, by Linda Kemp, AMCouncil Communications Specialist

At Asset Management Council, our Strategy ’23 is made up of three strategic goals: Strengthen our Asset Management Community; Share Information and Knowledge; and Build Capacity and Capability.

Imagine how my interest soared, then, when I stumbled across information regarding the smart network sensors created and operated by SA Water, being deployed within Sydney Water’s pipe networks. How collaborative, I thought! Two of AM Council’s member corporations proactively sharing knowledge dovetailed into our strategic goals and I therefore immediately arranged an interview with Peter Seltsikas from SA Water. During our chat, I discovered more about the smart sensor’s role at SA Water in terms of maintenance and reliability, as well as the partnership with Sydney Water.

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Infrastructure Australia – national study on impacts of COVID-19

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Infrastructure Australia has released a report detailing the impacts of COVID-19 and projected recovery for the nation.

The report highlights the way Australians used infrastructure during lockdown and demonstrates trends and provides insights into asset management requirements of infrastructure.

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Infrastructure Development for Snowy 2.0 Project

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The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is investing $125million1 into the development of the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project.

The investment by the CEFC into critical infrastructure will connect Snowy 2.0 to the National Energy Market (NEM), making it the largest generator connecting to the NSW grid for more than thirty years. In partnership agreement with TransGrid Services, the project will potentially link existing and new infrastructure and deliver clean and cost-effective electricity to its customers.

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