Posted: Sep 1, 2014

2014 HACCP Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2014 HACCP Awards have been announced at an event hosted by SAI Global. Outstanding food safety experts were recognised across five major categories, including the Ross Peters Memorial Award for Excellence in Food Safety. Read more »

Posted: Sep 1, 2014

Asset Management Body of Knowledge releases new publications

AMBoK has released two publications: the 2014 Framework for Asset Management and the Companion Guide to ISO 55001 (Edition 1.1). Read more »

Posted: Sep 1, 2014

August a bleak month for Australia's manufacturers

The manufacturing sector in Australia began to contract in August, according to the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group). Read more »

Posted: Sep 1, 2014

National pallet guidelines released by ALC

A best-practice pallet guide has been released by the Australian Logistics Council (ALC), which aims to achieve greater efficiencies in the supply chain. Read more »

Posted: Sep 1, 2014

optek appoints AMS as distributor

AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has been appointed exclusive distributor for the optek range of analytical instrumentation in its territories. Read more »

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Schneider Electric's Dr Luigi Barone receives Science Excellence Award

Dr Luigi Barone has been awarded the Early Career Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Professional award at the 2014 South Australian Science Excellence Awards. Read more »

Posted: Aug 19, 2014

ACI Connect moves to Sydney in 2015

Australia's dedicated automation, control and instrumentation conference and exhibition, ACI Connect, will move to Sydney in 2015, following its inaugural success in Melbourne earlier this year. Read more »

Posted: Aug 19, 2014

WFM launches Field Service Business

What’s New in Process Technology magazine has a new stablemate, with the launch today of Field Service Business, Australia’s first dedicated media channel for the booming field service sector. Read more »

Posted: Aug 19, 2014

Vendors respond to demand for online analysers with lower cost of ownership

Frost & Sullivan has released analysis on the global process analytical instrumentation market, which found that high operating and maintenance costs have prompted customers to demand solutions with lower cost of ownership. Read more »

Posted: Aug 19, 2014

Schneider Electric plans new versions of Vijeo Citect

Schneider Electric has announced that new versions of Vijeo Citect will be released that will offer improvements in mobility, ease of use, information management, security, performance and reliability. Read more »

Posted: Aug 13, 2014

EnVizTec becomes ISC's first industry partner

Australian technology and service provider EnVizTec has signed up as the Institution of Chemical Engineers Safety Centre's (ISC) first Industry Partner. Read more »

Posted: Aug 13, 2014

Clariant to open new masterbatches plant in Sydney

Specialty chemicals manufacturer Clariant has announced plans to build its newest masterbatches plant in Sydney. Read more »

Posted: Aug 12, 2014

New hub aims to grow Australia's share of the $50bn aerospace market

META, together with Aviation/Aerospace Australia, has launched the META National Commercial Aerospace Hub. Read more »

Posted: Aug 12, 2014

Australian teams showcase science and technology skills at FIRST competition in Hawaii

A strong contingent of Australian teams travelled to Honolulu to showcase their science and technology skills at the 2014/2015 Hawaii Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. Read more »

Posted: Aug 12, 2014

ABB regional robotics hub opens in Singapore

ABB has opened its Regional Robotics Packaging Application Hub in Singapore. The hub will deliver productivity and innovation to manufacturing industries. Read more »

Posted: Aug 11, 2014

Siemens says WA poised to save billions and boost productivity

Visiting Siemens expert says Western Australia's mining, oil and gas, energy, water, healthcare, transportation and other industries stand to greatly increase their productivity if they harness big data. Read more »

Posted: Aug 11, 2014

oneM2M invites industry input on M2M/IoT specifications

oneM2M, the global organisation creating standards for communications of devices and services used M2M applications and the IoT, is inviting public comment on its initial Candidate Release of Technical Specifications. Read more »

Posted: Aug 11, 2014

Frost & Sullivan predict T&M sensor demand to increase

Frost & Sullivan says that the demand for accurate, lightweight test and measurement sensors is set to increase, and that offering a wide configuration of sensors that can support multiple applications will help manufacturers capitalise on demand. Read more »

Posted: Aug 11, 2014

EPA orders Orica to clean up arsenic in groundwater

Orica has been ordered to commence the process of cleaning up arsenic-contaminated groundwater at the company's Kooragang Island site. The order was issued by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA). Read more »

Posted: Aug 8, 2014

KUKA launches Industry 4.0 robot

Robotics company KUKA launched an Industry 4.0 robot that is sensitive to touch at Automatica in Munich this year. Read more »

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