University bolsters teaching facilities for engineering students with automation equipment donation from ABB.
A centre that will help Australian food manufacturing companies stay globally competitive has been officially launched at the University of Sydney.
Four students from Curtin University in Sarawak, Malaysia, collaborate to improve energy efficiency in the natural gas processing industry.
A worldwide partnership has been formed between four national, not-for-profit organisations to provide industry certification for asset management assessors.
The Profibus Association of Australia has announced it will hold a series of three-day certified Profinet training courses throughout Australia in November 2014.
Automation technology provider Pilz will hold a series of one-day robot safety training courses to provide those who integrate robotic systems with a comprehensive understanding of the essential requirements of robot safety.
Honeywell Process Solutions has announced it will be responsible for training technicians at a new 200,000 barrel/day refinery being constructed in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.
Toshiba (Australia) has announced it is now a Business Alliance Partner with GS1 Australia.
The South Australian branch of the IICA is holding a free technical night on 25 June in Adelaide. Two case studies will be presented on the evening, with opportunities for networking after the presentations.
Developed by Engineering Education Australia on behalf of Engineers Australia, the EOL centre (www.engineeringonline.com) has been described as a "game changer" for engineers' continuous professional development.
BP's Kwinana and Bulwer Island Refineries have achieved reaccreditation of their Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS) from IChemE.
Bürkert has released its 2014 training calendar for the Bürkert Academy and announced an expanded range of process industry courses. Courses will be conducted in all state capitals and regional processing centres throughout the year.
The dates for SEW-Eurodrive's DriveAcademy motor and drive training program have been released. The nationwide program will commence in late March 2014.
Pilz has signalled that safety is high on the agenda for manufacturing companies this year, with an unprecedented demand for its training courses.
The critical shortage of skills in the oil and gas industry will need to be filled by foreign workers unless the government and education providers develop a national strategy to deal with the shortage, the AWPA has claimed.