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Ivan Imparato – Expert program and project manager across diverse business sectors

As a supply chain heavyweight in the automotive industry; Ivan Imparato is a highly qualified professional, specialising in program and project management, developing and delivering strategic and operational programs, and engaging project teams cross sectors, both in Australia and overseas. With an outstanding reputation for leading and implementing Global First change management programs for Toyota… Read More

Nat Cooper – Expert change-maker in retail merchandise and supply chain execution

Having worked in retail for his entire 30-year career, Nat Cooper is an accomplished industry professional, with specialist experience across merchandise, supply chain, project, programme and change management roles within several successful publicly listed organisations. Nat looks at retail as a simple model – buy, move and sell. He spent the first 6 years of… Read More

Siecap hosts Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Fellows Breakfast Forum

On Friday 4th August, Siecap CEO David Irvine facilitated a Supply Chain Industry Breakfast Forum at the Radisson Blu in the Sydney CBD. “The purpose of the session was to introduce industry fellows, allow the cross-fertilisation of ideas and to ensure that attendees had the opportunity to develop their own networks in the Sydney Supply Chain… Read More

Siecap showcases senior supply chain leaders in upcoming series

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap will profile some of the extraordinary industry talent on display from their portfolio of supply chain clients in an upcoming showcase series. Siecap CEO David Irvine said he thought the industry could benefit from the wealth of knowledge and expertise that these leaders have to offer. “We have… Read More

Last mile, first impressions: ensuring your e-commerce 3PL provider is up to the job.

The rapid growth of online shopping and blink-and-you’ll-miss-it advances in technology, coupled with frenzied speculation about ‘the Amazon effect’, have sent many small (and not-so-small) retailers into a tailspin. New entrants and experienced retailers alike are scrambling for resources to keep up with the demands that e-commerce is placing on all aspects of their supply… Read More

Senior female leaders unite at cross industry pollination session

Caltex Lubricants hosted a cross industry pollination session for female leaders at their lubricants manufacturing site to promote and discuss Caltex Diversity programs, gender specific issues across industries and share lessons learned throughout supply chain management. Five senior leaders from Energex joined the Caltex Lubricants team for an cross industry forum , followed by a… Read More

Training Course: Financial Modelling & Assessment of Mining Projects

The fundamental knowledge of mineral project evaluation becomes essential for all mining professionals. Managing mineral projects in this environment involves comprehensive understanding of key principles and project drivers together with knowledge of analytical tools to make appropriate investment decision. This 3 days course provides a practical application of fundamental principles and concepts of finance and… Read More

Paul Armitage – Contributing strong leadership and extensive knowledge to the Supply Chain and Logistics community

As a senior supply chain professional with over 20 years’ experience managing operations, projects, resources and teams in the UK and across Australia; Paul Armitage has demonstrated a consistent track record for successfully employing best business practices that improve efficiency, reduce operating costs and increase performance. His comprehensive understanding of logistics and end to end… Read More

Senior Supply Chain leaders connect at industry breakfast forum

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap hosted a supply chain industry breakfast forum at The Brisbane Club last Friday 5th May with the purpose of sharing market trends and discussing the latest industry news. More importantly, however, the event provided an opportunity for professionals within the sector to come together. Siecap CEO David Irvine… Read More

Nicholas Treston – Delivering valuable insights across the supply chain, transport and logistics sectors

Since joining specialist project management and advisory firm Siecap in 2016, Nicholas Treston has rapidly made a name for himself for uncovering workable value across his portfolio of clients in the supply chain, transport and logistics sectors. Siecap is proud to include Nick in their team of highly-skilled consultants, as his engineering background, plus his… Read More

A longer-term outlook and more centralised bipartisan energy and infrastructure policies needed to increase sector competitiveness and maintain Australian living standards

The effects of the Australian mining and energy industry downturns over the past few years have been far reaching and continue to challenge companies to adjust to, and sustain a new business and operating modus operandi. As an industry heavyweight with over 46 years’ experience, Siecap advisory board member Rob Neale has lived through more… Read More

PMIQ April Chapter Event

As proud gold sponsors of PMIQ we encourage our network to join PMIQ’s Chapter Event on the 27th April at 5.45pm. A fantastic opportunity to understand how the Brisbane community is evolving and producing world class start-ups. Presenting will be a variety of organisation’s such as Redeye, Plantminer and Redback Technologies. These organisations will showcase their successes,… Read More

PDAC convention showcases upbeat atmosphere and increased appetite for exploration

Tim Crossley, Siecap Advisory Board Member and former President BHPBilliton West Australian Iron Ore has recently returned from a trip to Toronto, where he attended the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention from 5 – 8 March 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. With over 8,000 members around the world, the PDAC’s… Read More

Mining CEOs converge to gain industry insights at breakfast forum

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap hosted a mining industry CEOs breakfast forum at the Brisbane Club last Friday 24th March. Senior executives from the resources sector came together at the event to hear insights into the future direction of the industry. Siecap Advisory Board Member Tim Crossley acted as MC and opened the… Read More

Grant Whittaker – Adding value to Siecap’s Supply Chain and Logistics offering

Armed with 35 years’ experience in the Australian Industrial Property market, including 15 years as Managing Director and 15 years as Director of Knight Frank Australia; Grant Whittaker has a sterling reputation in the industry for delivering sustainable value for his clients. Siecap is honoured to have him on their advisory board, as his insights… Read More

Rob Neale – Siecap’s resources sector legend shares his “scar tissue experience”

Rob Neale is a resources industry heavyweight who has over 46 years’ experience and has lived through more big mining sector changes and cyclical ups and downs than most. The former New Hope Corporation Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Director is applying his significant expertise as an advisory board member at project management and… Read More

Siecap client update: Supply Chain and Logistics best practice endures for Charles Kim of Toyota

Since winning the ASCL International Supply Chain award at the 56th Annual Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards Gala Dinner in November last year, Siecap client Charles Kim of Toyota has received much deserved recognition from his colleagues, industry peers and global partners, along with an increase in visibility and the number of professionals wanting… Read More

PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange

Siecap Advisory Board Member Tim Crossley  will be attending PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange which will be held in Toronto from the 5th and 8th March 2017. PDAC is the world’s leading convention for people, companies and organisations in, or connected with, mineral exploration and finance. It has attracted more than 25,000… Read More

The IIL 2017 Webinar Wednesday Series 

As proud gold sponsors of PMIQ we encourage our network to register for IIL‘s 2017 Webinar Wednesday series. IIL will present you with a project, program and portfolio management focused online webinar. The next webinar will be on 8 February, titled: From Deliverables to Benefits to Value: The New Normal in Project Management. Presented by Leroy… Read More

Agribusiness Sector Leaders Unite at Industry Breakfast Forum

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap, along with top commercial law firm ClarkeKann jointly hosted an agribusiness industry breakfast forum at the Brisbane Club last Friday 9th December. Over 70 agribusiness sector senior leaders converged at the event to hear insights into the future direction of the industry. Siecap Senior Advisor John Storie acted… Read More

Siecap mentors business students as part of QUT’s Work Integrated Learning Program

Siecap is pleased to announce their involvement in the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program in partnership with the QUT School of Economics and Finance. This program provides students with real world work-based learning opportunities and is only available to higher performing students who are approaching the completion of their degree. Students in their final year… Read More

Siecap client Charles Kim of Toyota wins ASCL International Supply Chain Award

Siecap is delighted to announce that their client Charles Kim of Toyota won the ASCL International Supply Chain award at the 56th Annual Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards Gala Dinner in Sydney last week. Charles also received a high commendation in the category of 2016 Industry Excellence. The ASCL International Supply Chain Award is… Read More

Consolidation within Australian Agriculture – Breakfast Invitation

On behalf of  Siecap and ClarkeKann Lawyers, we invite you to join us for breakfast to discuss- Consolidation within Australian Agriculture. Our guest speaker John Corbett, a director of Hassad Australia a wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority will look at the implications of the developing trend to large scale agricultural enterprises. John Corbett… Read More

Siecap’s client Charles Kim from Toyota Announced as a Finalist at the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia Awards

Siecap would like to wholeheartedly congratulate Charles Kim after the announcement that he has been selected as a finalist in both the ASCL International Supply Chain and Industry Excellence categories in the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia Awards. Charles is Manager of Supply Chain Kaizen & Systems, in the parts and accessories division… Read More

Rural Press Club Lunch

Our Senior Advisor John Storie will be attending the Rural Press Club Australian Agriculture – Funding for Future lunch in Brisbane on the 17th November. John is an agribusiness expert in asset acquisition & portfolio management, targeting efficiencies through innovation and streamlined operations. With over 30 years’ experience he has worked across a wide range… Read More

Bridget McCall – Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

With diverse experience and exceptional credentials, Bridget McCall is one of Australia’s leading business improvement professionals, well known for bringing people together to get things done. Her capacity for delivering sustainable and measurable results aligns with Siecap’s commitment to innovation, leadership and adding value to client relationships. Having joined Siecap in January 2016, Bridget brings… Read More

Giving back for good – Siecap contributes its project management capabilities to the NFP sector

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap attended and offered their time and expertise to the PMDoS Brisbane 2016 service day, which was jointly hosted by Project Management for Change and the Project Management Institute Queensland chapter at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 4th November. Over 100 people attended the inaugural Queensland… Read More

Siecap Supporting Project Management Day of Service Queensland

Siecap’s Business Analyst & Project Management Support – Todd LeBrocque and Project Analyst – Nick Treston will be participating in the Project Management Day of Service in Brisbane on Friday, 4 November. The day is an all-volunteer outreach event providing project management services to charitable or not-for-profit (NFP) organisations in Australia. A team of two… Read More

Tim Crossley presents at PMIQ Chapter event

Advisory Board Member Tim Crossley presented at the recent Project Management Institute Queensland’s Chapter event which was held last Tuesday at the Hilton Hotel, Brisbane. Over 60 people from the project management industry attended the event– entitled “Project Management: still missing what really matters”. Keynote speaker- USQ Associate Professor Jon Whitty provided a critique of the project management… Read More

Siecap Appoints Top Mining Expert

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap has welcomed highly esteemed, former Salva Resources mining expert Manish Garg to its team. Mr Garg joins Siecap advisory board members Rob Neale and Tim Crossley, also well-respected mining veterans. Between them, the trio has an unparalleled, combined 90 years of industry experience. The mining specialist has been… Read More

Siecap Showcases Coal Market Expertise At QEC Seminar

Top project management and advisory firm Siecap gave a vital insight into the coal market outlook at the Queensland Exploration Council 2016 Capital Raising Seminar. Held last Wednesday, October 12, from 8.30am-6.30pm, the QEC seminar was hosted by Ernst & Young, McCullough Robertson and the Queensland Government. The program included highly regarded analysts, trade commissioners… Read More

PMI Queensland Chapter Event-18 October

As proud  sponsors of the PMI Queensland Chapter series, we invite you to the next Chapter event on Tuesday, 18th October in Brisbane for a night of networking and thought provoking engagement on Project Management. Keynote speaker Associate Professor USQ  Jon Whitty will provide a critique of the Project Management world and their tools, systems… Read More

QEC Capital Raising Seminar

Siecap Advisory Board Member Tim Crossley and Director of Consulting Manish Garg will be presenting at the Queensland Exploration Council Capital Raising Seminar on 12 October in Brisbane. Joined by other highly regarded analysts, trade commissioners, industry professional and explorers, who will also share their valuable experience and knowledge on capital raising. Tim will discuss the… Read More

Quantitative Support for Decision Making

Business owners and managers rely heavily on their entrepreneurial instincts when making business decisions that will ultimately decide the fate of their business. They intuitively and intimately know their customers, marketplace, products, processes and marketing methods. Qualitative tools such as these are, unfortunately, more art than science and they depend on the decision makers’ experience… Read More

Siecap Appoints Top Agribusiness Specialist

Leading project management and advisory firm Siecap has welcomed highly esteemed agribusiness expert John Storie to its team. Mr Storie is a veteran agribusiness and finance consultant, armed with more than 30 years of industry experience across the banking, finance, and business management consulting and property management sectors. In addition, he holds qualifications in commodity… Read More

Coking Coal Prices double in 4months: Mining Veteran

The price of coking coal has more than doubled in four months, causing it to fast become the best-performing commodity of 2016, a leading mining veteran says. On May 10 of this year, premium, low-volatile, hard-coking coal was $97.50 US per tonne. Now, its current spot-traded price has skyrocketed to $208 US a tonne, or… Read More

Siecap takes centre stage at Business Innovation Thought Leadership Forum

Top project management and advisory firm Siecap showcased its expertise at the Project Management Institute Queensland’s recent Business Innovation Thought Leadership Forum at QUT Gardens Point, City. Held last Tuesday night at QUT’s Executive Education Centre, the PMIQ event – entitled “Delivering Global Innovation in a Disrupted Project World” – was proudly sponsored and attended… Read More

2016 Qld’s Supply Chain and Logistics Conference

Our CEO David Irvine will be presenting at the 2016 Qld’s Supply Chain and Logistics Conference which will be held  on the 1st and 2nd of September at the Sofitel Hotel Brisbane. In an advanced workshop on day two David Irvine and Paul Armitage – Supply Chain Planning Manager from Super Retail Group will discuss… Read More

Mining Resources Convention 2016

Advisory Board Members Tim Crossley and Rob Neale  will be moderating sessions 1 and 2 at the forthcoming Mining Resources Convention which will be held in Brisbane on the 24th and 25th August at the Pullman Hotel. Tim Crossley is a highly accomplished and respected senior mining executive with more than 20 years’ industry experience…. Read More

Brisbane Breakfast-22 July

Snapshots from our Brisbane Breakfast, which was held on Friday 22 July. Topic: Supply chain optimisation insights and the impact of automation.

Noosa Mining and Exploration Conference 21-22 July

Our Advisory Board Member- Rob Neale will be attending the Noosa Mining and Exploration Conference on the 21/22 July. Rob was recently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of New Hope Corporation (NHC) where he led corporate growth through business improvement, asset management, and successfully implemented new business ventures. Rob is considered a leading… Read More

Supply chain optimisation insights and the impact of automation-Brisbane Breakfast

  Siecap are proud to announce that they will be hosting a breakfast in Brisbane about Supply chain optimisation insights and the impact of automation on your facility. Event details: When: Friday 22nd  July 2016 Time: 7:15 – 9am Where: The Brisbane Club- 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane Topics address include: Strategic advantages that can be… Read More

Super Amart- 1DC Project Launch

Siecap CEO David Irvine recently interviewed TV commentator and former rugby league great, Darren Lockyer, on leadership and high-performance culture, both on-and-off the field. Darren provided his insights and how they apply to one of Australia’s largest furniture retailers, Super Amart, who are undergoing a supply-chain transformation program, which Siecap has played an integral part… Read More

Resources Sector Heavyweights Unite at Industry Breakfast Forum

Up to 60 resources sector senior industry leaders converged at the MEC Mining and Siecap jointly hosted Industry Breakfast Forum at the Brisbane Club on Friday, May 13. And despite the superstitions surrounding the day’s date – it was far from all doom and gloom forecast for the industry as the mining downturn bottoms out…. Read More

Helping Australia Deliver

According to Shaun Nugent, Advisory Board Member at Siecap, “Boom and Bust” is the reality of many Australian industries because of resource sector supercycles. The graph below shows the effects of this in stark reality – a six-fold increase in mining construction over a six-year period and then a crash. Governments respond to partially fill… Read More

Realising the value in your project portfolio

Intuitive, tailored project advice can take your business from zero to hero, boosting efficiency, growth and ensuring your projects contribute to your corporate direction. The engagement of a connected and knowledgeable project advisor/manager will also alleviate your business’ pain points and capitalise on the potential value in your project portfolio. Leading Brisbane project management and… Read More

Siecap Appoints Top Project Advisor

Leading Brisbane project management and advisory firm Siecap has welcomed dynamic, veteran project advisor/manager Kerry Huston to its team. The tertiary-qualified senior executive is armed with more than 15 years’ experience, in both the public and private sectors, across the education, health, energy and infrastructure markets. In addition, Kerry has extensive experience in major capital… Read More

Supply Chains Key to Success

Australian companies can greatly boost their profitability by making industrial property decisions in strong consultation with supply chain and logistics directors. That’s the key message from David Irvine, Chief Executive Officer of leading Brisbane project management and advisory firm Siecap. Siecap is a thriving, growing business which focuses on three core areas: project development and… Read More

Government Transport Infrastructure Case Study

Government Transport Infrastructure Case Study The Background ​A road and tunnel project spanning across land owned and controlled by three levels of government Operating airspace only metres above the alignment Federally recognised environmental habitats Multiple modes of transport to be considered – road, air, rail and pedestrian Difficult groundwater and geotechnical conditions A long recognised community need Complicated stakeholder… Read More

COO Resources Summit April 20th-21st at The Pan Pacific.

Tim Crossley – Siecap’s Advisory Board Member will be moderating the panel session and presenting the closing keynote presentation at the forthcoming COO Resources Summit April 20th-21st at The Pan Pacific.   Tim Crossley is a highly accomplished and respected senior mining executive with more than 20 years’ industry experience. He is presently an Advisory Board… Read More

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd Network Strategy Project

Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd have recently completed a fourteen month network strategy project investigating the optimal future spare parts distribution structure. SIECAP Project Management and Advisory assisted in the process by reviewing the current supply chain, scoping an improved, more productive and efficient ‘to-be’ solution, engaging with the dealer network and candidate third party logistics… Read More

Happy Holidays from the Team at Siecap

Many thanks for your ongoing support this year. Wishing you a happy holiday season.                                  

Siecap’s ‘Productivity’ Plan To Boost Embattled Mining Industry

Australia’s ailing $128 billion resources sector can be revived via improved productivity, says project management and advisory firm Siecap. Siecap’s current clients in the infrastructure and retail sectors include: Transport for New South Wales, AGL Energy, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Super Retail Group, Fletcher Insulation, Super Amart, Staples and Caltex Australia. The firm is now turning its… Read More

Sydney Breakfast Snapshots

Snapshots from our Sydney Breakfast, which was held on Thursday 3rd December. Topic: Understanding the Options and Impacts of Automation.                                                                     Sydney… Read More

Rob Neale Awarded QRC Medal for Outstanding Contribution

Highly esteemed former New Hope Group MD Rob Neale has been awarded the annual Queensland Resources Council Medal for his outstanding, 40-year contribution to the sector. Mr Neale – now an advisory board member at Brisbane project management and advisory firm Siecap – was presented with the accolade at last Wednesday’s Queensland Resources Council Annual… Read More

Siecap moves into new offices in Sydney

Siecap Sydney Advisory Director Henry Brunekreef says that an office relocation was required due to organic growth and ongoing expansion into different business sectors. The key factors for moving to Sydney are the close proximity to Siecap’s client base as well as the excellent infrastructure to both the CBD and the Sydney Distribution hinterland. Siecap… Read More

Understanding the Options & Impacts of Automation – Sydney Breakfast

Siecap are proud to announce that they will be hosting a breakfast in Sydney about understanding the options and impacts of automation. Event details: When: Thursday 3rd December 2015 Time: 7:30 – 9am Where: Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, 27 O’Connell Street, Sydney Topics addressed include: Logistics and warehouse automation trends and insights for the Australian market Impact of… Read More

Melbourne Breakfast-19 Nov

Snapshots from our Melbourne Breakfast which was held on 19 Nov. Topic: Understanding the Options and Impacts of Automation.      

Siecap’s New Look: Two Rinehart Lieutenants & New Hope’s veteran join forces with Infrastructure heavyweights

Project Management and Advisory firm Siecap has announced a major coup with a number of key appointments to add significant fire power as it aims to grow its advisory business and expand into the Major Infrastructure market. Former New Hope MD, Rob Neale joins Paul Mulder and Tim Crossley, both formerly key Rinehart Executives together… Read More

Henry Brunekreef- Making a difference

Siecap Sydney Director, Henry Brunekreef, completed the Weekend to End Women’s Cancer 60 km walk last Saturday and Sunday. He and his team raised $11,286 benefiting the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney. “This battle is for everyone. Let’s believe together that One Weekend CAN change the world.”  For more information on the event visit- End… Read More

Understanding the Options and Impacts of Automation

Siecap are proud to announce that they will be hosting a breakfast about understanding the options and impacts of automation. Event details: When: Thursday 19th November 2015 Time: 7:30 – 9am Where: Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Melbourne. Topics addressed include: Logistics and warehouse automation trends and insights for the Australian market Impact of automation on warehouse… Read More

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