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New events to feature at AOG 2018

20 February, 2018 by

The annual Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference will showcase the oil and gas industry over three days with Australia's leading exhibition, a free conference program and industry networking opportunities.


Registrations open for NMW 2018

19 February, 2018 by

Returning to Sydney Showground, this year's National Manufacturing Week event will feature over 150 exhibitors across 12 product zones, alongside two conferences with over 40 industry speakers.


NERA funding the transformation of energy resources sector

16 February, 2018 by

NERA has announced the funding of $2.1 million for eight national projects, aimed at improving the global competitiveness of the energy resources sector.


Honeywell introduces AR/VR training simulator

15 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Honeywell Process Solutions Ltd

Honeywell is offering a cloud-based, mixed-reality simulation to help improve skills retention by 100%, reduce training time by 150%.


ABB completes the tallest e-houses on a floating LNG facility

12 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The world's tallest, single lift prefabricated electrical structures for offshore use are being installed on a Malaysian FLNG facility.


Researchers discover more efficient and sustainable way to filter salt and metal ions from water

10 February, 2018 by

Metal-organic frameworks are a next-generation material that have the largest internal surface area of any known substance, and can be used to capture, store and release chemical compounds — in this case, the salt and ions in sea water.


Factory of the future opens at Tonsley SA

09 February, 2018 by

World-class advanced manufacturing training drives Industry 4.0 innovation


Direct tantalum mining to begin in WA

09 February, 2018 by

Global Advanced Metals (GAM) has announced it will begin direct tantalum mining in Western Australia, intending to make the state the world's largest source of the mineral.


Top engineering and technology trends for 2018: you need to STEEM forward vigorously

08 February, 2018 by Steve Mackay PhD, Dean, Engineering Institute of Technology | Supplied by: IDC Technologies Pty Ltd

We need to encourage everyone from the time they enter school to think as entrepreneurs, with a strong focus on creativity and business outcomes.


Winners announced in 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

06 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

A robotic window cleaner, a water filter made from agricultural waste and a plastic made from prawn shells are the main winners of the 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards for school students.


Registrations now open for Australian delegation to Gastech 2018

05 February, 2018 by

NERA is coordinating Australia's first delegation and country pavilion at the Gastech Exhibition and Conference in September 2018, in Barcelona, Spain.


Just five weeks until AOG 2018

05 February, 2018 by

Australia's largest oil and gas event, the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG 2018), opens its doors in Perth in five weeks' time.


Manufacturing has a strong start to 2018

02 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Australian Industry Group

The Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index increased by 2.5 points to 58.7 in January, indicating faster growth than at the end of 2017.


Phoenix rises to make the MacLean connection

02 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: MacLean Electrical (Australia) Pty Ltd

MacLean Electrical (Australia) to partner with Phoenix Contact for WA and Qld.


2018 CEO Insights: David Duncan

30 January, 2018 by David Duncan, Managing Director, SICK Pty Ltd and SICK New Zealand Ltd | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

David Duncan, Managing Director of SICK in Australia and New Zealand, discusses the challlenges presented by the drive to Industry 4.0, and the ways in which sensor vendors must respond to them.


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