Building Tomorrow's Australia

19-21 September 2018 | International Convention Centre Sydney Australia

Wednesday 19 September

ICC Sydney, Exhibition Hall 1

Day one of the three-day conference focuses on industry innovation and best practice with a series of 10-15 minute presentations and TED style talks from members and suppliers to industry.
  10:00 AM Exhibition Opens
Industry Innovation Day
Morning Session
Presentations in Exhibition Hall 1
10:30am - 1:00pm
10:30 How safe is safe enough
Sandy Hughes, Marketing and Sales Director, HM Technologies
10:45 Are your workmates ok?
Scott Tipping, General Manager - Logistics, Hanson
11:00 Biosecurity management in Quarrying - best practice Dieback Management
Lisa-Jane Hults, Environmental Planning and Compliance Manager, Hanson
11:15 Building talent for the future
Paul McNay, Organisational Development & Talent Manager, Holcim Australia & New Zealand
11:30 “ME looking after ME”
Evan Holt, National Risk Training Manager, Hanson
11:40 Pre-empting the challenges of the Project Approvals process for new and expanding quarries
Natasha Reifschneider, Associate Director - Environment, AECOM
11:50 Insights into the successful revegetation of rainforest communities at Cleary Bros Quarries
Mark Hammond, Quality and Environmental Coordinator, Cleary Bros (Bombo) Pty Ltd
12:00 Why has my quarry moved?
Erik Birzulis, Managing Director, Landair Surveys
12:15 Urgent conveyor belt repairs undertaken by Quarry maintenance team which reduces the lost production time waiting for specialist belt splicers to arrive onsite
Tony Sutton and Nigel Bluett, General Manager and East Coast Manager, Minprovise International
12:30 Holcim Bli Bli Quarry - floating flocculation system
David Smith, Operations Manager, Queensland Aggregates, Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd
12:45 In search of excellence
David Millar, CEO, Concrete Institute of Australia
  1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch, Exhibition Hall 1
Industry Innovation Day
Afternoon Session
Presentations in Exhibition Hall 1
2:30pm - 5:00pm
2:00 Ahead of the game - modular grinding plants - standalone solutions for Australia
Christian Altherr, Senior Sales Manager Southeast Asia, UAE & Australia, Gebr. Pfeiffer
2:15 The Australasian Academy of Quarrying
Clayton Hill, President, Institute of Quarrying Australia
2:30 School classroom in a cement plant
Peter Ives, Technical Manager at the Railton manufacturing plant, Cement Australia
2:45 Community leadership at Adelaide Brighton - iWOMEN Program
Vanessa Rodeghiero, Communications and Community Engagement Adviser, Adelaide Brighton - Cement and Lime
3:00 Deer Park Quarry - Dame Phillis Frost Centre Partnership
Luke Brown, Project Director - Quarries, Boral Resources VIC Pty Ltd
3:10 Managing stakeholders as a risk
Sharon Makin, Stakeholder and Environment Advisor - Marulan South, Boral
3:20 Consultation & innovation
Jason Fitzpatrick, Operations Supervisor - Tippers North, Boral Australia
3:30 Tramp metal detection
Jeff Morton, Regional Sales Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Robert Arezio, Product Specialist, Minprovise
3:45 The digital Quarry: an integrated technical approach
Steve Franklin, Director, Cement and Aggregate Consulting
4:00 Innovative transport of test cylinders leads to safer handling
Michael Booy, Regional Technical Manager, Hanson Construction Materials
4:15 Innovative approach to concrete washout water recycling in Australia using the filter press
Krish Pande, Sales Specialist - Filtering / Dewatering, McLanahan Corporation
4:30 Kulnura Automated Metal Marker Paint (KAMMP)
Chris Georgiou, Quarry Manager, Hanson
Aaron Marsh, National Technology Solution Expert Manager - Construction, Komatsu Australia
  5:00pm - 5:30pm IQA AGM, Exhibition Hall 1
6:00pm – 8:00pm Hitachi Welcome Reception
The Port, Ground Floor, Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour