World safety leaders converge on Safety First

World safety leaders converge on Safety First

The Safety First Conference & Expo will present world-leading safety experts in high level Premium Forums running throughout its four days – May 26 – 29 – in Melbourne this year. More than a dozen speakers, including Griffith University’s Professor Sidney Dekker and DuPont Sustainable Solutions’ Dr Rod Gutierrez have confirmed they are bringing new […]

Securing industrial networks and remote access for packaging machinery

Securing industrial networks and remote access for packaging machinery

Packaging machinery’s automation control systems and networks need to be secured to protect valuable intellectual property and enhance productivity. The ability to use standard unmodified Ethernet throughout, from the enterprise all the way down to individual field devices enables new levels in connectivity for people, processes, data and things, ultimately providing greater productivity, better utilisation […]

OMAX to spotlight versatile machining centre at AUSTECH 2015

OMAX to spotlight versatile machining centre at AUSTECH 2015

At AUSTECH 2015 on stand 608 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on May 26-29, OMAX Corporation and Headland Machinery Pty. Ltd., the company’s exclusive distribution partner for Australia, will showcase the versatility and high-speed cutting precision capabilities of the Maxiem 1530 Jet Machining Centre. The all-new 1530 represents the company’s next generation line […]

Green energy orb environmentally outstanding

Green energy orb environmentally outstanding

A spectacular orb-shaped green energy storage facility being installed at one of Australia’s largest beef processing plants is helping to demonstrate how industry can profit from environmental initiatives.  The 6000m3  capacity flexible pvc-coated polyester fibre flexible storage tank collects biogas produced by the new Global Water Engineering COHRAL(TM)  Covered High Rate Anaerobic Lagoon being installed […]

Maintenance for mine profitability

Maintenance for mine profitability

Mining operations and manufacturing facilities rely on the continued safe operation of vehicles and machinery to maintain profitability. Any equipment failure can be expensive in terms of lost production and cost of repairs. An estimate for the cost of lost production for a single dragline is $8000 per hour in Australia making any breakdown very […]

AUSTECH 2015 – The world’s leading machine tool builders under one roof

AUSTECH 2015 – The world’s leading machine tool builders under one roof

Those who walk through the doors of Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre from 26 to 29 May 2015 will have a world of manufacturing opportunities open before their eyes. Of course it takes all areas of manufacturing to come together, including tooling, workholding, software and systems integration, to create a complete solution, but machine tools […]