Tait Endorsed Technology partner Omnitronics has announced that it’s been chosen by Vertel to supply local Australian government council the City of Bayswater with its latest dispatching application RediTALK-Flex. Tait Solution Partner Vertel operate a Tait DMR Tier 3 network with 50 sites around Australia.
Earlier this month the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) held their Annual Firefighter Stair Climb, an event which saw 650 firefighters “stepping up to fight depression, post traumatic stress disorder, and suicide”. These fit men and women donned 25kg of full firefighting kit, including breathing apparatus, before climbing the 28 floors of the Crown Metropol Hotel – essentially simulating the actions that a firefighter goes through when entering a burning high-rise building.
With a population of approximately 140,000 people over 5,029 square kilometers, Gippsland Water provides water services to nearly 65,000 properties and wastewater services to around 58,000 properties including the dairy, energy, and pulp and paper industries.
When faced with an upgrade of their 15 year old Tait Communications equipment, they turned to CommSite, their maintenance contractor, to provide them with a solution that would enable them to continue delivering reliable, high-quality water, wastewater and waste recovery services to their domestic... Continue Reading
Customers to benefit from standards-based innovation and freedom of choice
Telecommunications and network services provider, Vertel is building Australia’s first national Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Tier III network. Vertel has selected Tait infrastructure to establish a multivendor ecosystem for the benefit of the network’s customers.
Vertel operates TaitNet MPT1327 trunked networks in 5 states around Australia, and is committed to providing customers with innovation in digital voice and data communications, easy migration and the... Continue Reading
Anglo American’s Capcoal operates one underground mine (Grasstree), two open-cut mines (Lake Lindsay and Oak Park) and additional surface operations across the original Capcoal German Creek and German Creek-East sites, in the heart of the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, Australia.
Capcoal’s operation covers 34,085 hectares (131.60 square miles) and annually produces in approximately 8.5 Mt (million tons) of prime quality hard coking coal and PCI coal.
Expansion of the Capcoal mines and topographical changes to the lease drove the need... Continue Reading
If you’re involved in managing incidents and emergencies, you’ll know all too well the plethora of things you have to remember to do every time, at every event.
To assist you in managing these incidents, the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC), in association with Tait, has developed a valuable support app that covers all Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS-4) roles and their functions, and delivers a... Continue Reading
We feel proud and fortunate to be able to support and work alongside so many inspirational individuals, groups and organizations who are also dedicated to ensuring safer and more resilient communities. We share the devotion to this cause and are proud of the supporting role we play in providing critical communications and services that help the people who keep each of us, our friends, our families and properties safe.
The mission set for us by our founder Sir Angus Tait is to ‘build lasting benefits for our clients and the communities in which we operate’. While... Continue Reading
The ability to improve emergency-services organizations’ ICT systems with little flexibility to experiment with new technologies poses a conundrum for operational experts Australia-wide.
“The ongoing requirement for reliable systems and increasing situational awareness makes progress in emergency-services organisations (ESOs) a careful affair combining forward-looking vision with on-the-ground reality… the expansion of high-bandwidth 4G mobile networks offering new options for real-time communications, ESOs are finding they have access to a rapidly expanding range of solutions.” – GTR Magazine
Following the 2009 Black Saturday bushfire disaster in Victoria, Australia, the Country Fire Authority (CFA) sought to upgrade its state-wide critical communications system, prompted by recommendations from the Royal Commission.
With lives, communities and property at risk, choosing a new system was by no means an easy task. CFA chose a Tait P25 mission-critical communications solution to protect the safety of their people.
In the video below, Doug Booth, retired Project Director of the CFA Radio... Continue Reading
By Jo Hardwick, Global Change Manager, Tait Communications.
“Isn’t Change Management a part of the Project Manager’s responsibilities?”
This question has been put to me a number of times over the past 12 months as the Global Change Manager at Tait. And it’s a great question – one that really allows us to explore what Change Management is all about and how it inter-relates with Project Management.
In my opinion, Change Management and Project Management are complementary disciplines, with a shared objective – to maximize and realise... Continue Reading