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element14 Community launches industrial automation design challenge

24 November, 2023

Design challenge encourages participants to explore, showcase and experiment with components used in industrial automation systems.

Endress+Hauser invests in new Australian headquarters

17 November, 2023

Opening a new Australian head office underlines the Group's commitment in the region to improve support for customers and to grow market presence.

New report reveals deepening engineering skills crisis

15 November, 2023

The latest report from Engineers Australia sheds light on the concerning state of Australia's engineering workforce.

Whyalla takes last coal shipment in move towards green steel

22 September, 2023

The final coal consignment marks a milestone in the move towards green steelmaking, with the next step being the closure of the coke ovens.

Thales Australia opens advanced manufacturing facility in Lithgow

04 September, 2023

The new Lithgow Arms facility is a key milestone in the first phase of a plan to transform the site into an advanced manufacturing Industry 4.0 and integration hub.

EU Automation to expand parts distribution in APAC and East Asia

24 July, 2023

High growth has led EU Automation to expand its parts distribution capabilities in APAC and Asia.

A call to action for all engineers

04 July, 2023

A group of engineers from across NSW and the ACT are working to further diversify the profession.

Beckhoff Australia expands into new locations

19 June, 2023

Beckhoff Automation Australia has announced its expansion in Australia with new offices in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.

Arnott's to open manufacturing facility in NZ

16 June, 2023

After a 25-year hiatus, The Arnott's Group will begin manufacturing biscuits in New Zealand.

Sydney Water set to open new Liverpool pumping station

13 June, 2023

Sydney Water has completed its new Liverpool pumping station, the second-largest infrastructure facility it has ever built.

PakTech launches in Australia

07 June, 2023

US sustainable packaging producer PakTech has announced its official launch in Australia, planning a contract manufacturing facility in Victoria.

Alliance Automation becomes Rockwell Gold System Integrator partner

23 May, 2023

Industrial automation specialist Alliance Automation has been promoted to a Gold System Integrator Partner within Rockwell Automation's PartnerNetwork program.

CSIRO appoints new energy director

12 May, 2023

The CSIRO has announced that Dr Dietmar Tourbier has been appointed Director of Energy following a competitive international recruitment search.

Fortescue's Iron Bridge commences magnetite production

10 May, 2023

Fortescue Metals Group has announced that it has successfully made its first magnetite product at Iron Bridge.

Women alienated from STEM careers by entrenched workplace cultures: report

01 May, 2023

A new report released by UniSA says that women pursuing careers in STEM are still fighting an uphill battle in Australian workplaces.

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