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Lloyd's Register launches VR safety simulator

02 May, 2017

The virtual reality training technology has been designed to raise awareness in critical areas of safety and risk in the oil and gas industry.


Honeywell introduces cloud-based operator training

27 March, 2017

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced a connected-learning solution based on its UniSim Competency Suite platform.


Training essential for corrosion management

10 March, 2017

As part of its ongoing professional development training program, the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) presents a range of technical seminars and training courses teaching effective and efficient management of corrosion.


Pilz Machine Safety Training Courses 2017

14 February, 2017

Pilz’s machine safety training courses for 2017 are now open for bookings, including an early-bird discount for booking more than four weeks in advance.


2017 Certified Profibus and Profinet training now available

03 February, 2017

As industry gears up to embrace a new world of big data and digitalisation, training is a key step in the race to stay relevant.


Rockwell invests $12m to bring STEM to next generation

18 November, 2016

Rockwell Automation has announced a US$12 million, four-year commitment to FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology — founded to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology.


Training: are the fundamentals being left behind?

02 November, 2016 by Ernst Krauss

Australia finds itself in a very curious position in the global family. Blessed with an abundance of natural riches, it seems we keep forgetting that mass manufacturing is part of a major contribution to a nation's wealth.


Workforce education is a shared responsibility

12 October, 2016 by Jim Wallace

With the increasing use of automation, many unskilled jobs will start to disappear and the workforce will be required to understand and react to what smart machines require.


Business peak body calls for companies to give back to students

06 September, 2016

Peak industry association Ai Group has partnered with CSIRO to increase the number of industry professionals showcasing real-life science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills and careers in Australian schools.


PowerTechED showcases latest energy and motor control technologies

17 August, 2016

Held in collaboration with Rockwell Automation Authorised Distributors, NHP Electrical Engineering and Rexel Industrial Automation, PowerTechED highlighted the latest advances in the areas of network integration with drives and overloads, energy management software, safety considerations for motor control and network security.


OPC Workshops in Sydney, October 2016

16 August, 2016

Matrikon OPC will be holding two practical workshops in Sydney in October, focusing on OPC fundamentals and cybersecurity.


Addressing the global skills shortage

22 July, 2016

Rockwell recommends five key steps for protecting productivity and safety as workers retire and new technologies redefine roles.


Pilz announces a new approach to safety training

05 July, 2016

Pilz, through its machineSAFE training business, is now offering a 4-stage machine safety training program that culminates in CMSE (Certified Machinery Safety Expert) certification.


New European centre for 3D printing

06 June, 2016

A collaboration between TNO and Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands will see a new leading-edge knowledge centre for additive manufacturing in Europe.


Australian academic visits India to discuss advanced manufacturing collaboration

06 June, 2016

An Australian expert in advanced manufacturing and material sciences is visiting India to investigate opportunities for collaboration.


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