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’.
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.
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.
Geothermal or hot rocks energy could power the future needs of South Australia's booming mining sector in the state's north, according to geothermal developer Petratherm.
Australia’s official workplace death toll — between 200 and 300 per year — could be just the tip of the iceberg, according to the Safety Institute of Australia.
Beamex, supplier of calibrators and test instruments, has received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan award for customer service leadership in the European calibration management software market.
New Zealand’s manufacturing sector has declined in overall activity for the first time in over two years, according to the Bank of New Zealand-Business NZ Performance of Manufacturing Index.
Process instrumentation supplier Endress+Hauser has announced the launch of E-direct, a hardcopy and online catalogue offering a selection of instrumentation for all process industries.
One of the first companies certified as 'greenhouse friendly' has announced that adapting to the emerging carbon-constrained economy will become vital to business success in the face of increasing regulation and consumer pressure.
The participants of the North West Shelf Venture project off the coast of Western Australia have approved a $5 billion expansion to extend the life of the gas and oil operation.
A $400 million conversion program at OneSteel’s Whyalla steelworks should extend the life of the operations to 2027, South Australian Deputy Premier Kevin Foley says.
ABB Australia is calling for applicants to its graduate program for future business leaders.
Mighty River Power (MRP) has moved another step closer to the construction of a NZ$450 million (AU$387.58 million) geothermal power station near Taupo, on New Zealand’s North Island.
The federal and state governments have taken another step towards unifying renewable energy objectives, according to Federal Climate Change Minister Penny Wong.
One third of employees believe their work equipment is hazardous but more than a quarter would compromise their health for danger money, a new survey shows.