Downer awarded ISO 55001 certification


05 November 2018

Downer: Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it had been awarded the highly valued ISO 55001 certification for its road network asset management system.

The internationally recognised ISO 55001 certification is for the application Downer’s road asset management system on the North-East Sydney Performance Specified Maintenance Contract (PSMC).

“We are very pleased to extend our credibility and leadership in road network management, achieving Australia’s first ISO 55001 Asset Management certification for a road network asset management system applied to a government owned asset,” said Dante Cremasco, Executive General Manager of Road Services.

“Downer is a leader in road network management, maintaining more than 30,000 kilometres of network on behalf of State and Territory road authorities and Councils.”

“This independent certification demonstrates that we have a well-structured and robust approach to asset management and can assure our customers that we are committed to driving continual improvement and getting the best out of their networks,” said Dante.

“By collaborating with road agencies, we are able to apply best practice to drive the performance and consistency of our networks to return as much value as possible for our customers and the public,” added Mr Cremasco.

The ISO 55001 certification internationally and independently validates Downer’s application of asset management practice, quality management, technical skill and continuous improvements to maximise the value of road networks they manage. The Certification was awarded by BSI Group, a Conformity Assessment Body that has been accredited to conduct conformance assessments for ISO 55001.

“Certification to ISO 55001 is evidence that an organisation has a management system aligned to global best practice in asset management” said Chris Meehan, General Manager – Operations and Training at BSI Group Australia and New Zealand.

“This is a fantastic achievement for Downer and shows an ongoing commitment to driving maximum value from the management of assets for their customers.”




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