Posted: Mar 27, 2015

Manufacturers concerned over gas prices

Gas suppliers are putting their own profits ahead of the needs of the Australian domestic economy. Read more »

Posted: Mar 24, 2015

RS Components adds latest products from SMC Pneumatics

RS Components has expanded its pneumatics, hydraulics and power transmission range by adding products from SMC Pneumatics. Read more »

Posted: Mar 23, 2015

Cisco to invest in Internet of Everything innovation centre in Australia

Cisco has announced a Cisco Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Centre in Australia, planned for 2015, and will include locations in Sydney at SIRCA and in Perth at Curtin University. Read more »

Posted: Mar 23, 2015

IChemE ISC director appointed to NOPSEMA board

Trish Kerin, the current director of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Safety Centre (ISC), has been appointed to serve on the board of the Australian National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA). Read more »

Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Moore Industries joins PACTware Consortium

Moore Industries has joined PACTware Consortium and has released DTMs for its THZ3 and TDZ3 HART temperature transmitters. Read more »

Posted: Mar 20, 2015

US ICS-CERT releases data on industrial cyber-attacks

US Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team reports 245 reported cyber-attacks in 12 months. Read more »

Posted: Mar 17, 2015

SpeedCast aquires Hermes Datacomms

Acquisition creates new company providing communications services specifically for the energy sector. Read more »

Posted: Mar 16, 2015

AOG survey reveals 'skills and knowledge shortage' as critical issue

Lloyd's Register Energy closes the 2015 AOG Exhibition and Conference in Perth with a statement on 'change'. Read more »

Posted: Mar 16, 2015

Safety leaders to speak at Melbourne forum

The Safety First Conference & Expo will present world-leading safety experts in high-level Premium Forums running throughout its four days, 26-29 May, in Melbourne this year. Read more »

Posted: Mar 10, 2015

Government 'changes its mind' on funding for car manufacturing

The Abbott government has announced today that it will reinstate nearly $1 billion in funding for the car industry in its latest move to do away with several contentious policies. Read more »

Posted: Mar 10, 2015

ABB partners with AIME mentoring

ABB has announced a new partnership with the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) to support the educational aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Read more »

Posted: Mar 9, 2015

Honeywell selected for third Vietnamese offshore platform

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced it has been selected to handle critical project management and engineering for a third oil and natural gas platform that will tap energy reserves off the coast of Vietnam. Read more »

Posted: Mar 6, 2015

Robotics market set to grow at 12% pa over next two years

The International Federation of Robotics states that demand for industrial robots will continue at an average annual growth rate of 12% between 2015 and 2017, while in Asia and Australia, robot sales are expected to increase by around an average of 16% per year. Read more »

Posted: Mar 6, 2015

Mount Thorley Warkworth mine extension approved

Rio Tinto has been given the go-ahead on its planned Mount Thorley Warkworth mine extension by the Planning Assessment Commission. Read more »

Posted: Mar 6, 2015

Manufacturing sector shrinks for third straight month

The Australian Industry Group is urging the government to help manufacturing. Read more »

Posted: Mar 3, 2015

NASA's return to manned space flight helped by Matlab and Simulink

MathWorks has revealed its contribution to the successful completion of NASA's Orion spacecraft test flight. Read more »

Posted: Mar 3, 2015

FCI wins 2015 Control Magazine readers' choice awards for thermal flowmeters and flow switches

Readers of Control Magazine have selected Fluid Components International (FCI) as the number one supplier of both thermal mass flow meters and flow switches. Read more »

Posted: Mar 2, 2015

Making titanium cheaper

Titanium is extremely costly to produce and is often used where low weight and high strength are required and money is no object. A new manufacturing technique could reduce the expense, and make the material as useful for cars as it is for fighter jets. Read more »

Posted: Mar 2, 2015

Researchers increase pipeline oil flow with electric fields

Researchers have discovered that oil flow in pipelines can be smoothed by applying a strong electric field, resulting in significant energy savings. Read more »

Posted: Feb 27, 2015

World's first 3D printed jet engine unveiled in Australia

The world's first 3D-printed jet engine has been unveiled by researchers from Monash University. Read more »

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