Posted: Nov 24, 2014

FIRST robotics competition for Australia

Robotics program FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) will host the first Australian regional competition in 2015. Read more »

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

Moore Industries' safety isolators and splitters receive exida award

Moore Industries' SSX and SST Safety Isolators and Splitters have received the 2014 Safety Award for Interface Modules from exida. The awards recognise products that bring innovation to the concept of functional safety. Read more »

Posted: Nov 24, 2014

Massive iron ore expansion over: BHP

BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie is not concerned about record low prices for iron ore, but he admits that the time for massive expansion has ended. Read more »

Posted: Nov 19, 2014

ABB donation drives learning in power electronics at Monash University

University bolsters teaching facilities for engineering students with automation equipment donation from ABB. Read more »

Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Research and industry unite to revitalise Australia's manufacturing industry

A $9 million research and development hub with the potential to boost Australian manufacturing by optimising 3D printing officially opened today (Wednesday 19 November) in Melbourne. Read more »

Posted: Nov 18, 2014

ACA clarifies corrosion complexities

Corrosion can cause dangerous and expensive damage to many types of structures and has been estimated to cost the Australian economy between 3 and 5% of GDP each year. Read more »

Posted: Nov 17, 2014

TechRentals celebrates 40 years

TechRentals has been providing industry experts with a broad range of the latest industrial test and measurement equipment for 40 years. Read more »

Posted: Nov 17, 2014

15-month high for NZ manufacturing

A strong domestic economy in New Zealand has led to manufacturing activity reaching a 15-month high, increasing for a fifth month in succession. Read more »

Posted: Nov 14, 2014

7 in 10 Australians fearful that cyber attacks could damage Australia's economy

Honeywell global survey shows cyber attacks are seen as a clear and present danger. Read more »

Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Emerson acquires Paine Electronics

Acquisition expands Emerson's capabilities in subsea and downhole measurement for oil and gas industry. Read more »

Posted: Nov 13, 2014

Thomson Reuters recognises ABB as one of 2014's Top 100 Global Innovators

ABB says innovation excellence is fully embedded into its Next Level strategy - and this commitment to innovation has been recognised by Thomson Reuters. Read more »

Posted: Nov 13, 2014

Climate Council report: new investment into renewable energy down by 70%

A new report from the Climate Council reports that while most countries around the world had accelerated action on climate change over the last five years, Australia has "moved from a leader to laggard". Read more »

Posted: Nov 10, 2014

Balluff opens new Australian headquarters

Balluff, a specialist in industrial automation and sensor technology, has invested in the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary and a custom-built automation centre in Bayswater, Victoria. Read more »

Posted: Nov 10, 2014

Honeywell opens interactive demonstration centre

Honeywell has opened a US$5 million interactive demonstration centre to give its industrial customers a glimpse into the future of managing manufacturing operations. Read more »

Posted: Nov 10, 2014

Chemical congress calls for papers

Abstracts are now open for the 16th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Congress (APCChE 2015). Read more »

Posted: Nov 10, 2014

Astronauts to be star attraction at engineering convention

Two legends of space exploration and an emerging leader within space engineering will share the stage at engineering event Convention 2014 to share their experiences and inspire the next generation of engineers and space enthusiasts. Read more »

Posted: Nov 3, 2014

Rockwell Automation acquires lockout-tagout service provider ESC Services

Rockwell Automation has purchased the assets of ESC Services, a hazardous energy control provider of lockout-tagout services. Read more »

Posted: Nov 3, 2014

Training centre gives global boost to food industry

A centre that will help Australian food manufacturing companies stay globally competitive has been officially launched at the University of Sydney. Read more »

Posted: Nov 3, 2014

Splunk and Kepware form alliance, using IT technology to gain new insights from industrial data

The integration between Splunk Enterprise and KEPServerEX breaks down the industrial data and IT data silos to deliver new real-time insights that were previously unavailable. Read more »

Posted: Oct 29, 2014

IoT will change industrial sector, says Rockwell CEO

At the Internet of Things World Forum 2014, keynote speaker Keith D Nosbusch addressed how industry is at a major inflection point, driven by the convergence of IT and operational technology, and enhanced by the industrial 'Internet of Things'. Read more »

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