- published: 05 Mar 2013
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Brisbane Marketing's Investment Attraction division speaks with Russell Smith, CEO of the Port of Brisbane about the Port of Brisbane as a major infrastructure asset to the region. He also discusses how Brisbane is an excellent place to do business being very well balanced in its business opportunities, its cultural diversity as well as its lifestyle. For more information on investing in Brisbane please visit http://www.investbrisbane.com.au/ Hi Russell Smith, CEO of the Port of Brisbane. The Port of Brisbane is a major infrastructure asset and our primary responsibility is to provide the infrastructure to facilitate the trade growth of Queensland and in particular South East Queensland. Ports are a primary driver of economic activity in any region in which they exist. In the case of Aus...
The largely-automated Patrick terminal at the Port of Brisbane. Humans still control the large cranes which move containers on and off the ships. Most of the ground movement is by robotic mobile cranes. Filmed during a Brisbane Open House bus tour.. In the background, you can hear Patrick's Brisbane Manager, Terminals Division, Matt Hollamby.
The Port of Brisbane is one of Australia's fastest growing container ports, and Queensland's largest multi-cargo port. The Port of Brisbane is located at the mouth of the Brisbane River, and is managed and developed by the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL), under a 99-year lease from the Queensland Government. PBPL is owned by the Q Port Holdings (QPH) consortium, comprising four of the world's largest and most experienced infrastructure investors. The members are: Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec; IFM Investors; QIC Global Infrastructure on behalf of its managed funds; and Tawreed Investments Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. PBPL's role, as defined by the port lease, includes: the maintenance and development of the port and related facilities, oper...
Subscribe for latest content every week: http://bit.ly/MTSubscribe MegaTruckers on Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/megatruckers MegaTruckers on twitter : http://www.twitter.com/megatruckers At the heart of MegaTruckers is the man who built Heavy Haulage Australia from scratch -- blue-collar hero, Jon Kelly. Obsessed with trucks from the age of 4, 32 year-old Jon has built HHA from a one- truck operation to a $50million business in just 10 years. His mission is to push boundaries by taking on the jobs no-one else will -- and to change the hairy, brainless image of truckers by making sure his trucks and drivers are immaculate for every move. Jon has a huge ego and a fiery temper to match.
ADCO were appointed by the Port of Brisbane Authority to deliver the design, construction and fitout of its new headquarters in Brisbane. The project comprised of a 6,400m2, 7 level office building featuring a high level of architectural design and intent. The reinforced concrete framed building incorporated a unique design of curved external balconies and a large open span foyer that creates an amazing, contemporary work environment. The building achieved a 5 Star Green Star rating for Design, As-Built and Interiors, and is the first building in Australia to do so under Version 3 of the Green Building Council's commercial rating tool. It incorporates sustainability initiatives such as electronically controlled external blinds to reduce heat loads on the building, a central atrium provi...
mixed bag of spieces from a great day at the Port of brisbane