Applying Corrosion Prevention & Structural Integrity into Asset Management to save 3% of GDP

ACA and AMCouncil Sydney Chapter have combined to bring you a one day seminar with the opportunity to see how the application of Asset Management can assist organisations to deal with and mange corrosion, both in theory and through real-world examples. Join the AM Council Sydney Chapter at the Engineers Australia Sydney division offices, 8 Thomas St, Chatsworth on 31 August 2017 between 8:30am and 5pm.

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New Technology to Improve Asset Identification and Tracking

The link between a physical asset and the digital world is becoming more and more important for asset tracking. Barcodes, RFID’s and QR codes lead the current market as future solutions.   A hidden factor often forgotten by construction companies is asset theft.  QR codes could be the way of the future.  It would be really handy to scan a QR code and it bring up all the critical data on any piece of equipment. Maintaining an assets life-cycle remotely and on site was a major problem the sector faces.  This article talks about QR codes and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) use in data transfer and as an ideal, easy and efficient way of recognizing and tracking assets.  Read more here

Current and Future Systems for Monitoring Remote Fixed and Mobile Assets

How do you track what you can’t see? As industry pushes towards driverless machinery, reliable tracking of remote and rural mobile assets becomes more and more essential. Fixed assets such as piping buried underground or underwater, which are not feasible or easily accessible, need monitoring for protection. This is a major industry hurdle as “30% of all organisations do not know what they own, where their assets are located or who is using them.” This combined with the fact that “65% of fixed asset data is incomplete, inaccurate or missing altogether,” results in significant losses of money, clients and control.  Read more here

Infrastructure Priority List 2017 Update

Infrastructure Australia has developed an Infrastructure Priority List which is updated regularly. Take a look at the list here Infrastructure Priority List
"In the Australian Infrastructure Plan, Infrastructure Australia identified a number of ways in which infrastructure investment and reform can help achieve infrastructure reforms that improve our productivity. This includes:

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