Presentation

Management of large stock of old Timber Bridges in Australia

Management of large stock of old Timber Bridges in Australia

In this presentation from Strategic Transport Asset Management 2017, Professor Bijan Samali Director, Centre for Infrastructure Engineering at the Western Sydney University explores:

  • The importance of carefully maintained timber bridges, especially to rural Australia
  • Proactive bridge management and the development of effective assessment systems for quantifying safe capacity
  • Asset stress testing and repair best practice based on modern methods 

Managing Employee Capability Gaps in Developing Asset Management Frameworks

Managing Employee Capability Gaps in Developing Asset Management Frameworks

In this presentation from Strategic Transport Asset Management 2017, Mina Gerguis, Asset Program Manager at VicTrack explores:

  • Training in-house to enhance experiences of the team in driving the right decisions for strategies and plans
  • Marrying the ideas of technical experts and consultants with the business – how t ensure skills and knowledge are aligned to ultimately meet business objectives in managing assets
  • Growing talent by finding the right blend of employees who are able to communicate the asset management story and move away from a standard engineering function
National Railroad Problems – Maintenance and Construction Challenges Across Australia

National Railroad Problems – Maintenance and Construction Challenges Across Australia

In this presentation from Strategic Transport Asset Management 2017, Peter Tobin, Senior Geotechnical Engineer at Wollongong City Council explores:

  • An overview of track conditions across passenger rail and heavy haul to analyse the damages of track assets over the years
  • Insights into the importance of improving the ground and determining soil conditions to maintain stability of track assets and investment into the right construction materials
  • Investigating the demands of the public of transport structures, and it’s impact on economic growth and management strategy of assets
Lessons Learned in Achieving ISO 55000 at London Underground

Lessons Learned in Achieving ISO 55000 at London Underground

In this presentation from Strategic Transport Asset Management 2017, Richard Moore, Head of Asset Management Development at Transport for London explores:

  • Why the ISO? – how to secure executive management on board to see the ISO as a journey rather than just a qualification
  • Digital railways and new technology - Maintaining the maturity of your asset management framework in times of change
  • Insights into LU’s best practices and advancements into asset management to drive better decision making