The (40 Year) Cycle of Life

RMITFor RMIT, a robust life cycle program is crucial to ensuring that facilities operate at peak functionality, providing reliability for students and staff. A well designed life cycle program has the potential to extend the life of assets and reduce replacement periods and cost.

The management of physical assets is a core business activity for RMIT, integral to extending the effective life of assets which need to be designed, acquired and maintained with careful consideration. The development of the Australian campus life cycle model and the initiation of a more comprehensive asset management approach to maintenance within property services will improve asset data at RMIT to support a comprehensive maintenance planning framework that has previously been lacking.

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AMPEAK 2018 Hobart Call for Papers

2018 ampeak bannerWe 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 AMPEAK18 Asset Management Conference 2018

Abstract submissions close 30th November 2017

AMPEAK18 theme is “Asset Management – empowering sustainable change”

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Transforming for Success

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It all started with a leap of faith. Discover how South Australian Water transformed as an organisation by shifting to a partnership and value-chain approach for planning and delivering capital investment.

 

In an already transforming organisation, SA Water was reqruied to implement fast-paced, complex and dynamic cross-company change. It managed to translate its strategic asset investment plan into an optimised captial delivery strategy for the benefit of its more than 1.5 million customers. Learn more about SA Water's inspiring lessons in organisational change and improved asset management.

 

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Rethinking Renewal in Asset Management

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The driver for improvements in asset management has never been as demanding, and the challenges have never been greater. A new utilitsation model sets out to help asset managers around the world deal with ever greater complexity when it comes to managing asset renewal projects.

A new utilisation model is making it possible for asset managers to manage challenges such as increased energy efficiency, cost effectiveness, high reliability and fail-safe systems. By taking into account a range of tangible and intangible criteria, it is possible to optimise performance and tailor renewal projects according to specific needs and requirements of a given situation.

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Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail

0914 BLOG 2 imageThere are many constraints that can get in the way of effective asset strategic planning. Discover how to better align asset and business planning priorities to deliver improved business performance outcomes.

 

The concepts behind 'total asset management' aren't new. But the degree to which they are effectively implemented can often leave something to be desired. With growing investment in infrastructure and public assets, asset managers are increasingly being required to carefully consider, manage and plan for the risks associated with their planning, design, operations, maintenance, upgrades and renewals, on a life cycle basis. But the question remains, how to best align these tasks with business outcomes?

 

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