It was an exciting week in Canberra at Australia’s biggest annual aviation conference and exhibition, the Australian Airports Association National Conference. Participating in the event, ADB SAFEGATE exhibited solutions to optimize airport performance and get the best result for maximum value when working in airfield projects. On the final day of the conference, I spoke about what airport stakeholders can do to challenge their current procurement process in order to ensure that they end up with a solution that will address their current and future problems. Continue reading
Australia’s biggest annual aviation conference and exhibition – the Australian Airports Association National Conference will be held at the National Convention Centre in Canberra from November 21 to 25, 2016. Participating in the event, ADB SAFEGATE will exhibit solutions to optimize airport performance and get the best result for maximum value when working in airfield projects.
Today the 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP21) began in Paris, aiming to unite around 150 nations for a single agreement on tackling climate change. The subject has been a key priority on the radar of the airport industry for some time. One of the motivating instruments is the carbon management standard, Airport Carbon Accreditation, established by ACI EUROPE in 2009. In May 2015, Adelaide Airport became the first airport in Australia to be recognised by the global programme for optimising its management and reduction of carbon emissions. Continue reading
Safegate Group was the centre of attention during last week’s AAA National Conference in Hobart, Australia, as they introduced a different side of the company to the Australian aviation industry. This year’s message to the Australian market was unique from previous years, as Safegate decided to present intelligent solutions for the gate, airfield and tower. Continue reading
With their recent CASA approval for RPT operations, Brisbane West Wellcamp has become the first green-field airport in Australia using all LED light fixtures on their runway and taxiways. Partnering with Safegate for the supply and install of these LED lights, the airport can look forward to reduced power consumption and maintenance costs compared to a halogen installation. ADB SAFEGATE´s , Steve Rutland, noted that ADB SAFEGATE had specially developed the medium intensity runway light for the Australian market.
Hobart International Airport is one of the top ten busiest airports in Australia, is curfew-free and has had considerable growth over the past ten years. In 2012, the airport undertook a major runway and taxiway resurfacing project which included the replacement of the entire airfield lighting system including a new control system and the construction of a new Airfield Lighting Equipment Room (ALER). ADB SAFEGATE provides intelligent LED airfield lighting solutions to realize the energy potential of LED technologies in the airfield environment.