Author name: Adam Smith

Western Power – Transmission Asset Refurbishment and Intervention Program

Summary of the project, product, framework Due to a step change in the way Western Power (WP) collected, analysed and displayed our asset condition data it became very evident that we were faced with a looming crisis in the Transmission asset fleet based on the juxtaposition between asset age and condition. A replacement program to …

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Western Power – Asset Information Driven Risk Modelling and Visualisation

Summary of the project, product, framework Asset information driven risk modelling & visualisation was enhanced in two ways; firstly, inspection and failure data were used to develop information-based survival curves for wood pole assets; and secondly, data visualisation dashboards were developed using Qlik to enable asset managers to respond to queries in minutes rather than …

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Transport for NSW – Asset Maintenance Assurance Framework

Executive Summary Transport for NSW (TfNSW) owns and manages over $145bn portfolio of assets, with a primary focus to deliver safe, reliable, and integrated transport services.  In order to meet organisational objectives and growing service demands, TfNSW engages over 750 Service Providers to operate and maintain (O&M) assets over the life cycle. Transport set a …

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TransGrid – Planning the Energy System of the Future

1. Executive Summary Australia is embarking on the largest transformation of the power system since it was established mid-last century. The forecast retirement of existing generation, together with significant reductions in the cost of new renewable generation is driving the transition to the energy system of the future. To support this TransGrid has taken stakeholder engagement …

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TransGrid – Driving Diversity in Asset Management

1. Executive Summary TransGrid is an asset management business connecting generators, distributors and major end users to the electricity they need when they need it. Our traditional asset-facing workforce is transforming in age, gender, ethnicity and skills. We aspire to continually evolve into a highly engaged and capable workforce reflecting the diversity and expectations of the …

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Teak Yew – BOLT Asset Management Hackathon

Executive Summary The BOLT Asset Management Hackathon was created to provide a safe ‘free-to-fail’ space for collaborative problem solving on asset management challenges.In late 2018, nine interdisciplinary teams participated across three events where they collaborated on real world challenges faced by asset managers.Teams defined a problem and worked together through a structured and facilitated process …

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Sydney Water Corporation – Enable and Optimise Projects

1. Summary of the project, product, framework Sydney Water’s Delivery Management (DM) is a strategic consortium with Lendlease and John Holland to design and deliver infrastructure projects. It has 200+ staff and 1500+ active projects. In 2018, DM implemented a series of innovative process optimisation initiatives designed to uplift asset management performance, traversing management, operations and …

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Sydney Trains – Management of Assessing Condition of Railway Signalling Systems; Development of a roadmap for life extension and renewals

  1.  Summary of project, product, framework In this project, a framework has been developed to determine the long-term roadmap for renewal of railway signalling systems on the Sydney Trains network. Equipment from different eras is in use including mechanical, electro-mechanical, relay technology and computer-based technology. The framework balances the various drivers of system safety, …

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Sydney Trains – cost/risk/performance optimisation process finds the best time to renew assets

  1.      Summary of project, product, framework Sydney Trains (ST) is introducing new business processes and decision support tools to evaluate and justify, in quantified cost, risk and performance terms, the optimal time to replace aging and obsolete equipment.  These are a significant departure from traditional data-analytical methods or conventional investment evaluation techniques. They incorporate …

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Sydney Trains – Track Possession Mobile Applications Suite

1.  Summary of project, product, framework Sydney Trains’ Asset Management Division has developed a suite of mobile iOS applications to improve Network Access planning, efficiency and safety. The Possession Search app gives visibility of the possession program, including approved works projects and boundary diagrams. The GPS Gates Locator app lets staff view/navigate to boundary/access gates …

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Sydney Trains – ISO9001 & ISO55001 Alignment and Business Systems Integration

  1.  Summary of project, product, framework ISO9001 & ISO55001 Alignment and Business System Integration Sydney Trains manages $40 billion worth of assets under an operator-maintain model within the Transport for NSW cluster of agencies. The Sydney Trains Asset Management System, underpinned by ISO9001 and ISO55001 functions as the mechanism to deliver value with a …

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Sydney Trains – Asset Management at Sydney Trains: Moving Beyond Certification

  1.  Summary of project, product, framework ISO9001 & ISO55001 Alignment and Business System Integration Sydney Trains’ journey towards becoming a world-class asset management organisation kicked off with the achievement of ISO55001 certification. The immediate question the followed for this 100-plus year old public sector organisation was – what’s next? How to move forward to …

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NSW Transport Roads & Maritime Services – Removing Barriers to Women’s Participation in Road Work

Executive Summary NSW Roads and Maritime Services’ asset management team is building a more diverse workforce. Under leadership of our Regional Director, John Dinan, 50 percent of all new regional road workers recruited this year are women. John achieved this by removing barriers to participation, making workplace changes, and developing a targeted recruitment campaign. This …

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Programmed – Innovation

Summary of the project, product, framework Programmed FM provides asset management and facilities maintenance services at the Hopkins Correctional Centre (HCC) under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract. Our innovation includes: Description of project or framework addressing the assessment criteria The Hopkins Correctional Centre (HCC) is an Australian medium security protection prison for males located in …

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Programmed – Asset Management Information Management

Summary of the project, product, framework Programmed provides asset management and facilities maintenance services at the Hopkins Correctional Centre (HCC) under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract. The contract is supported by a mobile workflow process utilising a smart phone and tablet application that integrates with Programmed’s Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for real-time data capture …

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Infrastructure NSW – New South Wales Asset Management Policy

NSW Asset Management Policy In the State Infrastructure Strategy 2018-2038: Building Momentum, Infrastructure NSW found that whole-of-government asset management practices were inadequate and represented a risk to making the most out of the State’s assets over the long term. This resulted in the NSW Government accepting Infrastructure NSW’s recommendation that a revised asset management policy …

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Infrastructure NSW – New South Wales Asset Management Strategy

Getting asset management right: A new Asset Management framework for the NSW Public Sector Rami Affan[1] Abstract This paper outlines the whole of NSW Government approach, as led by Infrastructure NSW, to develop a new modern NSW Asset Management Framework that is focused on improving the asset management capability and accountability of the NSW public …

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Hoverscape – Trendspek

1 PROJECT SUMMARY 1.1 Project Summary Hoverscape transforms raw drone data into detailed, digital asset replicas. Hoverscape allows inspections to be conducted on lifelike ‘digital twins’, boosting productivity and profitability for anyone responsible for the management or maintenance of physical assets.  We empower asset managers with a deeper understanding, to make better decisions, optimise strategies and …

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Victorian Department of Health and Human Services – Creating a clear line of sight with AMAF

1. Project Summary Property and Asset Services (PAS), within the Housing and Infrastructure Division of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is responsible for implementing the housing strategies aimed at ensuring Victoria has healthy social housing that meets current and future community demands. PAS is moving towards an agile Asset Management System (AMS) …

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NSW Department of Education & AssetFuture – Innovation Through Technology

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2013, the NSW Department of Education (DoE) commenced a journey to understand the maintenance backlog across 2,200 schools. By July 2018, NSW DoE were able to confidently project requirements for current and future funding of maintenance and document functionality across all schools using machine intelligence. Using Asset Management best practice around data …

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Auckland Council – Smart Procurement for Facilities Management

Integrating a Performance- and Outcome-Based Outsourcing Strategy in Auckland Council 1 Summary Auckland Council (AC) was established in November 2010 after amalgamating 8 territorial authorities and serves a population of 1.6 million with an asset base of over $56 billion. Project 17 (P17) was initiated to develop a new maintenance delivery model for community assets, replacing …

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Auckland Council – CFAME: Asset Information System Enhancement

Enhancing Community Facilities asset management capability through integrating strategic, tactical and operational asset management with asset systems capability.   1 Summary Community Facilities (CF) was established in November 2015 after consolidating several asset management functions across Auckland Council responsible for an asset portfolio of $11 billion made up of over 4,000 parks (500,000 ha) and 3,000 …

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TransGrid – Digital Substation

1. Executive Summary TransGrid has achieved benefit for its stakeholders including consumers, shareholders and regulators by implementing Digital Substations based on the international standard for communication protocols, IEC 61850. TransGrid manages a high voltage power transmission network consisting of 109 existing substations and over 13000 km of transmission lines. The bulk of the substations were constructed …

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TransGrid- Asset Monitoring Information Plan

1. Executive Summary TransGrid manages a high voltage electricity network with over 13000 km of transmission lines, 109 substations, the associated monitoring equipment contains around 40000 SCADA and 10000 on-line condition monitoring points. This is augmented by work management, load data, geospatial and meteorological data contained within corporate and external information systems. Rapid access to network …

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Sydney Trains – Electronic Rail Lubricator Project

1. Summary of the project, product, framework Sydney Trains developed a business case for upgrading all existing mechanical rail lubricators with highly efficient modern electronic rail lubricators. The project replaces the existing network of 428 mechanic lubricators with 119 new electronic units, improve lifecycle cost, asset performance, safety and environmental benefits. The new electronic lubricator …

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Urban Utilities, SMEC and Jacobs – Enhanced Condition Assessment Program (ECAP)

1. Summary of the project, product, framework Urban Utilities is South East Queensland’s largest water retail-distributor servicing more than 1.4 million residents across five local government areas, covering 14,384 km2 (Figure 1). Urban Utilities implemented a unique and progressive model for the condition assessment of their assets – the Enhanced Condition Assessment Program (ECAP).  ECAP was …

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Monadelphous – Diversity and Inclusion at Monadelphous

Summary of Monadelphous Asset Management Team Delivery of long term service contracts is the foundation of the delivery model provided by the Monadelphous Team. Working collaboratively with our customers to ensure optimal plant productivity, integrating with their systems to develop and execute maintenance work. Services include scoping, planning and execution of maintenance activities such as …

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Jemena – Goulburn Gasworks Remediation Project

Jemena manages multiple legacy contaminated sites, which have been impacted by historical gas production and its associated infrastructure (Gasworks). These assets including the former Goulburn Gasworks were acquired through a business transaction and have been managed to ensure long term environmental risks are reduced or mitigated through our priority site management regime which incorporates the …

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Gateway Motorway Services – Australia’s First Motorcycle Traffic Response Unit

1. Summary of the project, product, framework GMS is responsible for the operations and maintenance of one of Brisbane’s largest iconic pieces of infrastructure – the Gateway Bridge.  GMS must manage 64km of motorway and 88 bridges, responsible for the safe passage of over 320,000 Brisbane motorists per day. It is our goal to connect …

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Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) – Building and Measuring Asset Management Maturity

Summary of the project, product, framework The Strategy and Investment (S&I) team within the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is leading the implementation of the Asset Management Accountability Framework. Key products, frameworks and processes implemented over the last 12 months include: Critically, an innovative attestation processes and self-assessment tool to measure asset management …

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Department of Transport Victoria & Assetic – The Moonshot Vision: Re-imagining Victoria’s Public Transport Network

1. Summary of the project The Department of Transport (DoT) is the custodian of over ten million discrete transport assets, currently valued in excess of $100b, with a further $50b in advanced planning or delivery through the “Big Build”. Regulatory instruments such as the Transport Integration Act, Asset Management Accountability Framework, and DoT Strategic Plan …

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NSW Government & AssetFuture – The Dynamic Utilisation Factor: Redefining Short Term Lifecycle Modeling

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY After a journey to understand the maintenance backlog across 2,200 schools the NSW Department of Education (DoE) can now confidently project requirements for current and future funding of maintenance and has committed to wiping the maintenance backlog to zero by the end of the 2019/20 financial year.  Extending to an IoT (Internet of …

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Transurban & AECOM – Transurban Asset Management Plan Project

The Asset Management Diversity Award The Diversity category recognises and promotes the positive contribution made by organisations that demonstrate a holistic and long-term commitment to diversity within the Asset Management community. Some key characteristics of workforce diversity may include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, ability, and sexual orientation. Introduction Transurban is committed to developing diverse …

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Sodexo – Sodexo’s Commitment to Diversity

Sodexo’s focus on diversity, as part of its Better Tomorrow 2025 corporate responsibility roadmap, encompasses those who are diverse in gender, sexual orientation, culture, generation, disability and origins. The BM Technical Services Leadership continue to focus on growth in all diversity categories within the team. Ten months ago, Sodexo’s Technical Service Team consisted of 18 …

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Sodexo – Sodexo ‘Clears the Air’ with Innovative HVAC Program

Summary statement about the project Sodexo, global leader in quality of life services, improves living environments for residents of the mining portfolios it manages. This involves delving deeply into what affects the most valued of commodities: Air. In January 2019, Sodexo introduced a specialised Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Improvement Program to investigate and …

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Sodexo – Sodexo Improves Life Quality and Reduces Risk with Innovative HVAC Program

Summary statement about the project Sodexo, global leader in quality of life services, improves living environments for residents of the mining portfolios it manages. This involves delving deeply into what affects the most valued of commodities: Air. In January 2019, Sodexo introduced a specialised Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Improvement Program to investigate and …

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Sodexo – IFMS Asset Understanding

Summary statement about the project Sodexo, global leader in quality of life services, improves living environments for residents of the mining portfolios it manages. This involves delving deeply to understand where assets which contribute to resident wellbeing and comfort are within their lifecycle. In July 2019, Sodexo introduced a specialised Asset Pickup and Condition Assessment …

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Arup – Local Government Engineering Department of Bangladesh – Asset Management Implementation

Summary Housing, water, sanitation, waste management, education, health and transportation all face major challenges in Bangladesh, a country under constant threat from climate events and the pressures of rapid urbanisation.  Improved resilience of infrastructure systems is crucial to ensure access to education, health facilities, employment, trade and social functions and meet the needs of an …

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Powerlink Queensland & Aginic – Development of Portfolio Risk Systems –Stage 1

Project Summary: This project developed a software package using Alteryx tool to extract data from Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and to hold calculation logic with results and data displayed in a number of Tableu dashboards.  The tool is developed to calculate and monitor risks associated with condition of the existing electricity transmission assets. In …

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Essential Energy – Asset Strategy Project

1.    Project Summary Essential Energy has embarked on a whole-of-business asset management focussed business transformation with ambitious targets which, when met, will enable Essential Energy to meet net zero and rapidly evolving industry challenges. This project involved the uplift of Essential Energy’s capabilities to create 14 network strategies, 26 asset class strategies and 7 implementation …

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Court Services Victoria – Maintenance Risk Management Framework

The CSV Maintenance Risk Framework (MRMF) is a framework established during2019-20 and 2020-21 to provide and evidence-based approach to the allocation of limited resources to asset maintenance activities. The MRMF systematises and provides a strategic lens to CSV’s approach to asset maintenance activities. The MRMF significantly enhanced CSV’s approach through the introduction of a Repair …

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Court Services Victoria – Development and Implementation of the Courts Asset Management Information System

This project involved the development and implementation of the Courts Asset Management Information System (CAIMS) to enable Court Services Victoria to meet compliance requirements under the Department of Treasury and Finance Asset Management Accountability Framework (AMAF) 2016 and the Victorian Minister for Finance’s Standing Directions under the Financial Management Act 1994 (Vic) (FMA) Key Objectives:

TransGrid – Delivering Stakeholder Value Through Augmented Analytics

1. Executive Summary TransGrid operates network infrastructure assets with high bushfire, safety, and electricity network reliability-related failure risks.  As consequences of failure are high, running to failure is not a viable option for critical assets, the requirement for replacements must be based on a conditional probability of failure.  This presents a challenge to justifying capital investment …

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AssetFuture and Cushman & Wakefield – Insights in Asset Management – driving informed decisions in multiple verticals

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) is a global leader in the real estate industry. From design and construction, to refurbishment and facilities management, C&W continues to use best-in-class solutions for their clients. Operating across multiple industry verticals, with different requirements and levels of maturity, C&W helps clients make intelligent business decisions to get the …

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TransGrid – Distributed Acoustic Sensing

1. Executive Summary TransGrid manages a high voltage power transmission network consisting of 112 substations, over 13,000 km of transmission lines, and 84 km of underground cables.  External interference is a major threat to the continuity of high voltage cable installations and to alleviate this threat TransGrid has installed Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) on an underground …

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Aurecon – Asset Management and Performance in Action Summary

Aurecon’s Asset Management & Performance (AM&P) team is committed to promoting diversity in all its forms throughout every facet of our work. By embracing an inclusive culture which supports a diverse workforce, we have high levels of staff engagement, produce meaningful work for our clients and the community and maintain a leading reputation for innovation …

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Melton City Council – Asset Data Workflow: Project Completion to Visualisation

Part A Summary of the project, product, framework Melton City Council (MCC) is one of the fastest growing regions in Australia. With a growth rate at almost four times the state’s average, Melton City Council needs efficient and automated processes in order to effectively on-board Council assets. The Asset Data Workflow project has seen a …

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Melton City Council: Unlocking Hidden Capital: Doing Best with Less by Predictive Modelling Algorithms

Part A: Summary of the project, product, framework Melton City Council is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia, managing an infrastructure asset portfolio valued at over $2.5B with a planned annual increase of $220m through new build. Its population is projected to grow 182% by 2051 “The challenge is to extract more value …

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AECOM and Melbourne Water – Managing the Social Value (amenity) provided by waterways

Summary of the project, product, framework Waterway amenity is measured by the often-intangible user experience of the asset, making it challenging to define asset performance in comparison to traditionally built assets. However, like traditional assets, management of waterways requires a clear articulation of the value gained from investment in maintenance and renewal activities, which is …

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Innovyze – InfoAsset Enabling Water Sustainability for the Future

Summary InfoAsset is the only water industry-specific solution in the market designed to address wet infrastructure’s unique requirements and provide comprehensive end-to-end lifecycle support. It offers specialised tools to empower organisations to make more informed and efficient asset management decisions. The issue of poor long-term planning is magnified by the risks and challenges that the …

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National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago – NGC’s Asset Register Transformation

PROJECT SUMMARY The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) embarked on an SAP Phase 1 project for its pipeline network and stations during the period 2019-2020. The project provided a governance framework for asset data within the Company’s’ CMMS by utilising in-house resources, in-house experience, and capabilities, that resulted in an average …

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Sunshine City Council – Open Space Landscape Infrastructure Manual (LIM)

_______________________________________________________________ The Open Space Landscape Infrastructure Manual (LIM) is a technical manual that provides guidance during the design, development and delivery of council controlled open space. It promotes quality, compliance and sustainability, which minimises ongoing maintenance and ensures longevity. The manual is aimed at designers, project delivery personnel and maintenance teams, for both developer and …

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Assetic, VHBA and allaboutXpert – Transparency and Collaboration: Informed Decision Making for Victoria’s Health Portfolio

Submission 1. Summary of the project, product, framework The Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) leads planning, delivery and oversight of Victoria’s health infrastructure, operational management of which is via stewardship with 86 health services. In 2019 VHSSBA set out to advance overall asset management maturity via implementation of a unique Asset Information Management System (AIMS) …

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Department of Fire & Emergency Services – DFES Continuous Improvement Model

Effective asset management is critical for meeting organisational objectives. An independent assessment of DFES maturity levels of current asset management practices, against industry recognised frameworks, identified gaps and the following areas of improvement: To address the gaps and support the Strategic Asset Management Framework, the Operational Research and Development (ORD) branch developed and implemented a …

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AECOM – Success Enabled by Diversity: Our Asset Management Team

  Summary of your asset management team AECOM’s Strategic Asset Management and Advanced Materials (SAM&AM) team is led by Dr Frédéric Blin, who has displayed a strong commitment to developing a unique talent pool. The team consists of 18 individuals, varied in education, race, cultural background, age, and gender, and have contributed to some of …

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Kaz Minerals – Automated Reporting Package for Defect Elimination

About KAZ Minerals Bozshakol KAZ Minerals Bozshakol is a large scale, open pit copper mine located in North-East Kazakhstan. The concentrator has an annual ore processing capacity of 25 million tonnes and a mine life of 39 years. Bozshakol commenced production of copper concentrate in February 2016 and was declared commercial in October 2016. KAZ …

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WSP – Diversity

The strategic asset management team aims to foster a stimulating and safe work environment where our people can flourish personally and professionally, regardless of their position, background or gender. They believe in supporting and promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace and embody this through empowerment and transparency. These beliefs are exhibited through their diverse team, …

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NSW Telco Authority

In January 2021 NSWTA had no effective Asset Management leadership, highlighting risks to the networks resilience, service deliver and financial sustainability. In less than 12 months, NSWTA has established strategic asset management function with enterprise wide scope that has delivered:

United States Air Force – BUILDER Data Confidence Dashboard

BUILDER Data Confidence Dashboard Pinpoint which AIR FORCE Facilities Have Good Data SUMMARY:  The United States Air Force is working to mature its Asset Management processes, procedures, and strategies to an end-state that optimizes life-cycle management while balancing risk and fiscal constraints.  The Sustainment Management System (SMS) BUILDER experts came together over the course of …

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Ventia – Optimising Performance of Traffic Signal Controllers for optimal asset value

1 Executive Summary Replacement of physical assets at the end of their design life is not always possible due to cost constraints, location of the asset, and competing asset priorities. Corrective Maintenance of assets can also be costly, especially in remote areas where travel costs can far outweigh costs of undertaking the actual maintenance task.  By …

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The impact of climate Change on Horizon Power’s energy distribution network

1.          Project Summary Horizon Power’s energy network currently powers over 48,000 customers in remote and regional WA. Potential weather event changes due to climate change pose an unknown risk to Horizon’s assets and ultimately to customer electricity supply. Understanding this risk will influence long-term operational and strategic asset management decisions. In collaboration with KPMG, Horizon …

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Future Maintenance Technologies – Autonomous Rails Asset Inspection Robots

1 SummaryFuture Maintenance Technologies (FMT) developed an autonomous inspection solution for theRailway industry. This solution utilises a combination of ground based robots and unmanned aerialvehicles (UAVs) to automate inspections.FMT worked closely with Downer Rail & Transit Systems (RTS) to undertake a pilot that woulddemonstrate the technology and benefits provided across two rail sites in Victoria …

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Department of Transport Victoria – Diversity

1.  Introduction The Department of Transport (DoT) is committed to advancing an inclusive workplace culture and teams that are diverse, engaged, valued and high performing, to deliver an integrated transport system that contributes to inclusivity.   DoT’s teams are increasingly diverse with a mix of backgrounds, personality, life experiences and beliefs. Similarly, DoT requires diversity through our social procurement policy, to allow …

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Establishing Self-sustaining Asset Management (AM) Competency Framework

Summary Transdev Sydney Light Rail (TDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Transdev Australasia and the O&M contractor to Altrac Light Rail (ALR) for Sydney Light Rail fleet and infrastructure that includes the light rail network in and around Sydney CBD. TDS in-turn oversees the downstream contracts engaging three vendors for maintenance services of rolling stock …

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Transdev – Multi-modal Asset Management Strategy (Establishing Asset Management Body of Knowledge – AMBoK

Summary Transdev operates in one of the fastest growing and evolving local transport landscapes in Australia and New Zealand. Transdev manages the public transit authorities’ (PTAs) assets through responsible stewardship. Asset management in public transport is critical to ensuring availability of transport assets across all modes to deliver punctual, reliable and safe customer journeys. To …

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Jemena – Accelerating the renewable gas transition: Jemena’s Western Sydney Green Hydrogen Hub

Executive Summary The Western Sydney Green Hydrogen Hub (project) is Australia’s most comprehensive power-to-gas project, which sources renewable electricity and water to convert it into hydrogen via electrolysis.  This living laboratory will showcase for the first time bi-directional interconnectivity between electricity and gas systems and Australia’s first renewable gas pipeline. The Project provides a pathway …

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Navantia – Innovation

Navantia Australia (NAUS) has taken a traditional focus of Asset Management (AM) and certification under ISO55001 and elevated our service delivery with innovation and transformation to include the integration of Navantia’s internally developed bespoke products; the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS), Logistics Support Analysis Optimization (LSAO) Cell, and the Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) tools to …

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Navantia – Navantia’s Asset Management Approach: Safety, Kindness, Acceptance, Respect – NAMASKAR

NAUS Australia (NAUS) Asset Management (AM) Team is a family that encompasses extraordinarily hardworking people of different races, backgrounds, ethnicities, sexualities and religions. It’s a wonderful, cohesive mix of chaos, friendship, fun and genuine care and concern not only for each other; but a wider NAUS community. Having successfully instilled a culture of AM across …

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Transgrid – Asset Risk Quantification

1. Executive Summary Transgrid has enhanced its suite of asset management decision making frameworks to support timely, effective, and efficient asset management investment decision making and to manage changing risk. In conjunction with enhancing its decision making frameworks, Transgrid automated the risk cost calculation for tens of thousands of network assets including transmission lines, substation …

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WSP / NSW Ports – Assessment of resilience and adaption to physical & operational impacts of climate for NSW Ports

The project involves a climate resilience assessment and adaptation study with the following objectives: A summary of the project breakdown is shown in Figure 1. NSW Ports is the infrastructure manager for NSW’s key freight gateways. The assets under its control are critical to the success of the NSW freight task and broader supply chain, …

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Ventia – Cable Spool: Shore Power Cable Solution

Perth engineering small to medium enterprise (SME) OneTide, develop autonomous, renewable energy solutions for rapid deployment. Ventia engaged OneTide to investigate safer, more efficient management of shore power operations for out client. Vessels must connect to shore power using high-energy cabling after coming alongside. Cables were lifted by ~40 employees, creating manual handling risk and …

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Ventia – Strategic Asset Management Transformation Program

Ventia Defence Base Services (DBS) embarked on a three-year Strategic Asset Management Transformation Program (SAMTP) in July 2020 in response to addressing the increasing risk, cost and performance (compliance) of the Defence Estate Asset that they manage nationally as well as building resilience to DBS technical capability to be able to deliver solutions, product and …

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Ventia – LED Lighting Program – for the Defence Base of the Future

Ventia proposed a gainshare program to our client to assess the lifecycle cost of lighting and targeted upgrade of aged and inefficient lighting at defence bases with modern efficient LED lighting. This initiative was part of a broader ‘base of the future’ program Ventia has developed for their client which includes a program of sustainability …

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Ventia – Asset Lifecycle Management – Uniting Data Sources

The project mat be summarised as: Asset Lifecycle Management with Digital Forms, Real Time Appraisal, Data Science (Power Bi) and Digital Interface Base Investment (Bringing Data to Life). The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has many data sources and modules of their preferred Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS). These tools cover maintenance, long term investment requirements, …

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Ventia – Work Order Extension of Time – Improvement Program

The Australian Defence Force set a challenge for all of it’s estate maintenance and operations services contractors of reducing the percentage of reactive work orders requiring an extension of time beyond agreed standard service level durations. The extension of time for reactive work order hinders the serviceability and functionality of assets, significantly impacting the customer. …

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Gladstone Regional Council – Investment Decision Framework Implementation

Executive Summary Delivery of our capital work program is critical for our community and sustainability of our assets. Continuous underspend and project scope creep made Council prioritise improving works delivery, aligning with our Corporate Goal to have Smart Asset Management. The Investment Decision Framework Implementation project excelled in bringing the framework to life through clear …

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Transport for NSW & Aurecon – Coffs Harbour Bypass Risk Assessment for Dangerous Goods Vehicles through Tunnels

Project Summary The Coffs Harbour Bypass (CHB), a 14km bypass with three tunnels, aims to improve road safety, deliver road freight efficiency for heavy vehicles and easing congestion. Due to years of uncertainty for decision making on the transport of dangerous goods (DG) through the tunnels, Regional Outer Metropolitan division, Safety Environment and Regulation division, …

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Ventia – Digitising Work Order Management

The Ventia Defence Asset Management business developed an end-to-end program to integrate and digitise the work order management process. This included full mobility and real-time reporting of asset maintenance outcomes, supported by robotic process automations to support analysis. Project groups were to each component, with contributors from the core defence team and individual experts leveraged …

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Department of Transport / AECOM / WSP – ACAP Decision Support and Renewal Modelling Pilot

Information to be provided The Department of Transport (DoT) through the Asset Condition Assessment Project (ACAP) is developing a clear understanding of asset condition at an individual asset, system and network level to meet the State’s objective of providing an integrated safe and reliable transport network. ACAP focuses on delivering reliable asset condition data to …

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TAFE NSW – Risk Mitigation and Funding Prioritisation for TAFE NSW

Summary TAFE NSW is the leading provider of vocational education and training in Australia. Each year, more than 430,000 students enroll in courses and training, and much of this relies on practical, in-person training at one of the 130 statewide campuses. The pandemic created a high degree of uncertainty in education, with many organisations taking …

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AECOM – Macquarie Island Modernisation Project – Remote Digital Twin

Summary AECOM was engaged by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) in 2020 to undertake conceptual planning and design of a complete station-wide refresh of its Macquarie Island research station in the subantarctic zone. This work remains underway currently. Using scant existing data, the planning team created a 3D model of the entire station, including terrain, …

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Transport for NSW – Standards Management Framework

Introduction The Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) – Standards Management Framework (SMF) has been a whole of cluster undertaking which set out to create an integrated, harmonised and holistic approach to the management of over 6,500 engineering and technical standards.  The SMF forms part of the interdependencies mapped out in TfNSW’s journey of maturity …

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Victorian Department of Health – Uplifting Asset Information Management Capability across the Victorian Health System

Summary of the Project Victoria’s health system comprises 80 health agencies, in over 2,000 buildings, across 150 campuses in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria with an approximate asset fair value of $16.6 billion. Historically, the primary focus of Victoria’s health system has been on the delivery of clinical services without extensive oversight of the physical …

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Venues NSW – Managing Cost, Risk and Performance during COVID-19

Executive Summary Venues NSW portfolio combines more than $4b worth of assets, five distinct precincts, six stadiums and two entertainment centres. With a mature view on asset data collection, Venues NSW completed a comprehensive condition assessment of a new stadium as well as the annual update to existing stadia. Life Cycle Costing is an essential …

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Transport for NSW – Asset Resilience Strategy

Asset Management Excellence Awards Submission – Asset Management Resilience Transport for NSW Asset Resilience Strategy Summary of the project, product, framework In response to the 2019-20 bushfires, Transport for NSW (TfNSW) established the Asset Resilience Working Group in July 2020 to identify, develop, and deploy an Asset Resilience Strategy that considers resilience against multiple threat …

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OQ Refineries and Petrochemicals – Resolving the small bore connection failures in ethylene cracker plant

General description of role: Sundaravel has been a Team lead in OQ Refinery and Petrochemicals, Oman managing Asset Integrity Engineers, Senior Inspector and Senior Engineers. OQ commissioned its first Ethylene Steam cracker project worth 3 Billion Dollars investment in the Sultanate of Oman. He is a Tier-3 Technical Authority in Inspection. He was entrusted with …

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