Information and research on water recycling available in Australia will be boosted with the establishment of an Australian division of the influential US WateReuse Association.
Specialised corporate knowledge loss is a significant business risk in the 21st century with a large number of ‘baby boomers’ now approaching retirement. The University of Wollongong and the Navy have committed themselves to a project that plans to maximise retention of irreplaceable knowledge before it ‘walks out the door’. The research project will be directly applied to Navy’s maritime engineering community and the knowledge gained could also provide benefits for other Australian organisations.
Crescent Gold shares have sunk to a 12-month low, after the gold producer suspended its Laverton operation in Western Australia following problems with the processing plant.
GroundProbe and Geoforce have announced the signing of an agreement for GroundProbe to purchase the shares of Geoforce and merge the two companies.
AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has been named one of the first four companies to join Beamex’s recently announced Premium Partner Program.
The maintenance manager of any facility has as first priority the efficient and reliable operation of the organisation. But sometimes the individual employee assigned to a maintenance activity may not be equal to the task at hand.
BOC has commenced construction in Darwin on Australia’s first helium plant, due to begin production in July 2009.
Exair’s 48" (1219 mm) Super Ion air knife neutralises static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from printed surfaces, paper, plastics and 3D shapes. The wide laminar airstream full of static-eliminating ions is effective at high speeds and provides good cleaning up to 6.1 m away.
Over 200 inventors from the Endress+Hauser Group worldwide gathered recently to celebrate the company’s new record of 182 patent applications in 2007.
EMEX 2008, New Zealand’s largest engineering and machinery industry showcase held in Auckland 6–8 May, was a great success, according to feedback from both visitors and exhibitors.
Workplace ‘wellness’ is expected to be the hottest new buzzword at the inaugural WA Safety Conference, held in Perth from 12–14 August, but the program will also touch on much less optimistic issues like bullying and ‘corporate manslaughter’.
When selecting compressed air purification equipment, installers and users often compare the performance of equipment from many manufacturers in an effort to cost-effectively achieve the quality of compressed air required by their application. A new ISO standard will add greater clarity to the decision-making process.