Qantas cuts 5000 jobs

Qantas cuts 5000 jobs

Qantas Airways will cut 5000 jobs as it moves to speed up its $2 billion cost cutting plan. The cuts,to made over a three year period, will involve the loss of 1500 management and non-operational roles and comes as the carrier booked a $252 million underlying loss for the six months to December 31. Qantas […]

Helping farmers worldwide

Helping farmers worldwide

(Picture) Waikato engineering graduate Andrew Russell scans milk samples which will later be analysed, during a visit to a Waikato milking shed as part of his role at Lely Sensortec Ltd. Using electronic engineering to help farmers worldwide is an exciting reality for University of Waikato graduate Andrew Russell. Andrew works for Lely Sensortec Ltd, […]

Hot Runner range expanded

The G24 Hot Runner Temperature Control System was designed for use on injection moulding applications, but also for other applications such as controlling thermoforming, blow moulding and extrusion (profile and sheet). The new products include:- A new Mini Touch-Screen – which provides full feature performance at a lower cost. It is windows based and available […]

Olympus instrumentation for the recycling industry

Olympus instrumentation for the recycling industry

Adaptable, lightweight analysis instrumentation suitable for the recycling industry was the focus of the Olympus display at the Australian Waste and Recycling Exhibition (AWRE) recently held in Melbourne. Each year, AWRE provides an opportunity for exhibitors to showcase innovation, meet with key figures from industry and government on the trade show floor and at seminars […]

New injection technology in one machine cell

New injection technology in one machine cell

Krauss Maffei will exhibit at Chinaplas in April 2014 a KM CX 200-180/180 W twin injection moulding machine in collaboration with Zahoransky Group of Germany and their innovative patented ‘cube technology’ concept TIM (Total Integrated Manufacturing) enabling the moulding, assembly and testing of multi-component parts in one injection moulding cell. The key to the efficiency of […]

Intercad acquires Solidtec Solutions

Intercad Pty Ltd, the leading supplier of 3D solid modelling products and services across Australia and New Zealand, has acquired fellow 3D CAD specialist Solidtec Solutions. As part of the deal, Solidtec personnel will join Intercad to further increase the level of expertise at the company, which over the past three years has transitioned into […]

Autodesk completes acquisition of Delcam

Autodesk completes acquisition of Delcam

In the picture: Carl Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk (centre) with (left to right) Glenn McMinn, President, Delcam North America; Clive Martell, Chief Executive, Delcam; Steve Hobbs, Development Director, Delcam; and Bart Simpson, Commercial Director, Delcam. Autodesk, Inc. completed its acquisition of Delcam, one of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced computer-aided […]