Posted: Dec 19, 2014

Schneider Electric wins 2014 Platts Global Energy Award

Schneider Electric has been recognised for its efforts to conserve and manage energy consumption at more than 300 company facilities around the world. Read more »

Posted: Dec 18, 2014

RoboJob realises first sale of a Turn-Assist in Australia

RoboJob - a Belgian company specialising in the automatic loading and unloading of CNC machines - has reached an agreement with machine builder Okuma to provide robotic machine loading and unloading in Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

i-Manufacturing hub to increase global competitiveness

Australia's first internet-enabled manufacturing hub designed to connect manufacturers to their customers and suppliers more efficiently has been launched. Read more »

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Bonfiglioli wins Bulk Handling Award for Rio Tinto gear units

Gear units supplied to Rio Tinto have won Bonfiglioli Transmission Australia the Bulk Handling Award for 2014 in the category of Excellence in the Application of Gears, Motors or Drives. Read more »

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

OneHarvest to build largest pre-packed salad facility in NSW

OneHarvest has contracted Wiley for the construction of the largest fresh-cut salad facility of its kind in NSW. Read more »

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Timor-Leste delegation to feature at AOG

Organisers of the 2015 Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG) have announced a presentation by leading Timor-Leste dignitaries. Read more »

Posted: Dec 9, 2014

Australian manufacturing sector edges into growth

The Australian manufacturing sector has shown some positive signs, experiencing its third consecutive month of improved results and edging narrowly into overall growth, according to November's Australian Industry Group PMI result. Read more »

Posted: Dec 5, 2014

IICA now offers Functional Safety Engineer training - TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program

IICA has developed a new Functional Safety Engineer training course for Safety Instrumented Systems, which is being assessed by TÜV Rheinland and is expected to have approval in early 2015. Read more »

Posted: Dec 5, 2014

ABB launches SmartVentilation for underground mines

SmartVentilation is a solution to the challenge of providing fresh air and venting toxic gases from subterranean mines while minimising energy use. Read more »

Posted: Dec 4, 2014

Australian physicists build a reversible tractor beam

Laser physicists at ANU have built a tractor beam that can repel and attract objects, using a hollow laser beam that is bright around the edges and dark in its centre. Read more »

Posted: Dec 2, 2014

China LNG demand falls as supply rises

China has revised its forecast gas demand downwards just as gas supply is about to surge - which could spell trouble for big gas producers. Read more »

Posted: Dec 2, 2014

FLNG to feature at oil and gas event

Floating LNG (FLNG) will be a major topic of conversation for the annual Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference (AOG), to be held in Perth next March. Read more »

Posted: Dec 1, 2014

Siemens CEO challenges Australia to secure its place in new digital supply chain

Siemens signs important MOU with Engineers Australia. Read more »

Posted: Nov 27, 2014

Machine-vision market to reach $26.9 billion by 2020

The global market for machine vision system components is forecasted to reach $26.9 billion by 2020, according to a report by BCC Research. Read more »

Posted: Nov 27, 2014

Blame culture a barrier to learning in complex engineering projects

A green paper released by Engineers Australia has revealed that, in some sectors, up to 75% of complex projects with budgets greater than $500 million fail. Read more »

Posted: Nov 26, 2014

Emerson opens Singapore analytical manufacturing and integration centre

Emerson Process Management has opened the first manufacturing and integration centre in Asia for its Rosemount Analytical technologies. Read more »

Posted: Nov 26, 2014

Auto-Bake recognised by manufacturing export awards

Auto-Bake has been highly commended for manufacturing excellence in the Manufacturing Export Awards category of the Premier's NSW Export Award. Read more »

Posted: Nov 25, 2014

Japan to build robotic workforce

The Japanese government is investing heavily to reinforce the country's position as the world leader in robotic technology. Read more »

Posted: Nov 25, 2014

Emerson opens 'pervasive sensing' centre in Singapore

Emerson Process Management has opened its first Pervasive Sensing Centre of Excellence in Singapore. 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 »

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