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Working Group | Effective Maintenance Planning of your Critical Assets

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This working group will focus on 'Effective Maintenance Planning of your Critical Assets' 

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to learn from a leading power generation business about the crucial importance of effectively planning your maintenance on your critical assets. With decades of experience managing critical assets, our Delta representatives will share valuable insights on practices they use to ensure these run efficiently with no unforeseen stoppages.

Our speakers will provide real-world examples from the power generation industry, showcasing their processes and providing opportunities to discover critical insights that you can apply to your business.

Don't miss this unique chance to learn from a power generation business with expertise in critical asset maintenance planning.

About the host: 


Vales Point Power Station is one of two operating coal fired power stations on the shores of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. Vales Point is located on the southern shore of the lake, near the township of Mannering Park. It has two steam turbines, with a total generating capacity of 1,320 MW of electricity.

About the guest presenters:    

Maintenance Manager, Delta Electricity
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For the past 3 years Chris has had the responsibility of being the Maintenance Manager to the Vales Point Power Station. Beginning as a graduate engineer over 14 years ago, Chris has an in depth knowledge of the site having held various roles over his tenure from specific projects roles to Shutdown management and the crucial role of material supplies manager.

Maintenance Support Team Leader, Delta Electricity
Relatively new to Vales Point Power Station, starting in March 2023, Neil is the Maintenance Support Team Leader and responsible for all the planning of routine and emerging work. An Aerospace Engineer, Neil has worked in Air Force as an Engineering Officer and later Asset Manager and Project Manager, before becoming a contractor with greater Project Management responsibilities, delivering new and upgraded aircraft into service.


08:15:  Arrival and registration

08:30:  Introductions and topic discussion

09:30:  Morning Tea

09:50:  Delta presentation

11:00:  Site tour

12:00:  Lunch

12:30:  Final discussions and event wrap

13:30:  Event concludes.

PPE attendees should bring:

  • Hi Viz clothing or vest
  • Long pants and long-sleeved shirt
  • Safety boots or shoes
  • Safety Glasses if you have them
  • Hard hat if you have one

Who should attend?
This event is ideal for Assets and Reliability professionals, maintenance managers, maintenance planners.
As a member of IPA you can register up to 2 people, subject to availability, to attend this event. 
This event is for IPA members only, there will be no public access to this event. 

When do I need to register by?
Registrations close 7 days prior to the event date. 
Registrations are based on a "first come, first served" basis. 
There are no allocated seats with membership.

Who can I contact for further information? 

Samantha Jeffrey | National Engagement & Event Manager 
     0438 058 823  

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