Australia has been given a low global ranking for environmental performance, mainly because of its assessment as a climate change laggard.
In 2006, mining giant BHP Billiton published its annual sustainability report that featured case studies on women and their high-profile roles within the company
The Regional Roadshows tour will be traversing South Australia this year from 31 March to 4 April, displaying the very latest in industrial automation, instrumentation and process technology.
Endress+Hauser will be holding two Australian Mining Automation Forums late February 2008 in Brisbane and Perth.
The chemical processing industry provides the building blocks for many products. By chemically transforming natural materials, it helps to meet the world’s most fundamental needs for food, shelter and health, as well as products that are vital to such advanced technologies as computing and telecommunications. The chemical industry is one of many industries facing major challenges to meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations, and one way industries are changing to meet these demands is through the adoption of biotechnology.
Avoiding leakage is one of the more significant elements contributing to process safety at any petrochemical or chemical processing plant
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has acquired Arrow Hose & Tubing Inc.
Safety-rated process instrumentation is becoming one of the fastest growing segments of the automation industry, according to a report recently published by American engineering consulting firm Exida.
Optimised operating costs, reduced maintenance costs and energy efficiency are all key benefits which are claimed to be achieved by integrating the Airtelligence energy optimisation system into a compressed air system with multiple compressors.
PT Hydraulics has introduced a line of pneumatic brakes for its Globe Vane Air Motors. Globe BN brakes are claimed to be fail-safe brakes (spring engaged, air released). They can be used as a static brake and under certain conditions in dynamic applications.
According to the Environment Protection and Heritage Council, Australians are keen to see industry support a healthier environment by exercising producer responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of its products
Moore Industries has appointed Yong Park to the position of controller. Park brings nineteen years of progressively responsible experience within the manufacturing, construction and international trading industries. Most recently, Park held the title of controller with Plastic Services & Products, Inc., where he successfully completed a merger with a competitor company, as well as two outside acquisitions.
The combination of Univer's design and Piab's Coax vacuum technology has enabled a customised vacuum gripper that satisfies the most arduous application. The result is a smaller vacuum unit that is claimed to consume less air than conventional ejectors, while providing up to three times more vacuum flow.
Richardson Electronics has announced a worldwide partnership to distribute Radiotronix's FCC-approved Wi.USB-DTS-R base station, which allows quick USB PC-connectivity to a Wi.232DTS-R network.