ABB – Innovations in Light Rail DC Traction Networks
Maritime & Transport / Rail

ABB – Innovations in Light Rail DC Traction Networks

The renaissance continues for Light Rail in Australia. New and ongoing investment from state and federal government is highlighting LRT as the preferred transport mode to effectively, efficiently and sustainably move people around our cities. The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Informa are delighted to host the 4th annual Light Rail Conference and Exhibition at … Continue reading

Teletrac Navman – Route Compliance and your Business
Maritime & Transport / Other

Teletrac Navman – Route Compliance and your Business

Just 2 weeks to go until heavy vehicle operators, safety experts, risk managers and the heavy vehicle regulator meet in Sydney for the 10th annual Chain of Responsibility & Heavy Vehicle Safety Conference. As the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) continue with the National Roadworthiness Baseline Survey, heavy vehicle operators are looking to employ solutions to … Continue reading

Truck Driver Skills Survey – identifying the need for a truck driver apprenticeship
Maritime & Transport / Occupational Health & Safety / Other

Truck Driver Skills Survey – identifying the need for a truck driver apprenticeship

There are many key issues facing the heavy vehicle industry in Australia; compliance with NHVR requirements, driver fatigue management, route compliance, transport automation, technology implementation and driver training. It is the latter, along with the attraction of younger people into the aging workforce that is perhaps one of the most important topics facing the industry … Continue reading

Heavy Haul Rail 2016 – Driving Innovation to Deliver Efficiencies
Maritime & Transport / Other / Rail

Heavy Haul Rail 2016 – Driving Innovation to Deliver Efficiencies

The Australasian Railway Association and Informa would like to thank all speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who attended the 6th annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference and Exhibition in Mackay at the end of August. The conference, which took place at Mackay Exhibition and Convention Centre, included presentations from operators, port managers, track managers, economists, suppliers, … Continue reading

NHVR to open the conversation at COR Conference
Infrastructure / Maritime & Transport / Other

NHVR to open the conversation at COR Conference

On the 1st August The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) commenced the largest ever health check on the mechanical condition of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet –  The National Road-worthiness Baseline Survey. Approximately 1.7% of the heavy vehicles across Australia will be inspected by Authorised Officers within each jurisdiction. This is the first time that heavy vehicles … Continue reading

An opportunity for an insight into Queensland’s largest port
Maritime / Maritime & Transport / Rail

An opportunity for an insight into Queensland’s largest port

A rare site tour opportunity: We are delighted that the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) will host an afternoon site-tour for AusIntermodal conference attendees on the 9th September. Each year around $50 billion of trade is handled through the Port including 95% of Queensland’s container trade contributing to more than 50% of Queensland’s international trade. This is a unique opportunity to … Continue reading