Tasmanian composites company gets entry to defence manufacturing

Like many in the north-west of Tassie, they were a supplier to Caterpillar Underground Mining, before Cat moved this manufacturing to Thailand, and were working out what they'd do to fill the gap.

Tasmanian composites company gets entry to defence manufacturing

–Brent Balinski Good to see Penguin Composites get a contract to supply fibreglass parts for the Hawkei, following Quickstep’s decision to cancel (Quickstep refocussed this year, and glass fibre bonnets etc. were non-core business). I visited Penguin’s factory a couple years ago and owner John van der Woude told me they’d tried their hand manufacturing […]

AIB introduces Australian first MBA online tools

The MBA Time-­‐to-­‐Study Calculator helps future students determine how they would fit MBA study into their busy schedules.

AIB introduces Australian first MBA online tools

 Australia’s  largest  MBA  provider,  Australian  Institute  of  Business  (AIB),  has  introduced  what  is  a  first   in  Australia  -­‐  a  new  online  calculator  which  aims  to  help  prospective  students  make  the  life-­‐changing   decision  to  study  an  MBA.   The  MBA  Time-­‐to-­‐Study  Calculator  helps  future  students  determine  how  they  would  fit  MBA  study   into […]

HT28 RTJ PRO Telescopic Boom with in-built safety and sustainability innovations

Another innovative new feature fitted to the HT28s is Haulotte’s world first STOP Emissions System for booms that automatically switches off the engine after 90 seconds of idle, reducing running time by up to 20%, and reducing fuel consumption by up to 8%.

HT28 RTJ PRO Telescopic Boom with in-built safety and sustainability innovations

  United Forklift and Access Solutions is introducing to Australasia its new Haulotte HT28 RTJ PRO Telescopic Boom, featuring the latest advanced safety and sustainability innovations for optimal performance in a range of access and maintenance applications. The new Haulotte HT28 RTJ PRO boom lift has a maximum outreach of nearly 24m, below ground reach […]

Immersive booths to bring business expos to life

The software package allows companies to upload photos or videos and easily produce them into an eye-catching display that moves across all three walls. Companies can also upload professionally-produced work.

Immersive booths to bring business expos to life

Technology that brings standard exhibition booths alive with video projections has launched this month. The immersive booth technology is the brainchild of Andy Roberts, the founder of Rogue Lumens, a technology company in Adelaide, South Australia. In a previous role, Roberts had travelled the world attending conferences and was constantly uninspired by the static displays […]

Australian Tritium gears up to increase production

Australian Tritium gears up to increase production

  Tritium’s new manufacturing facility will increase capacity seven fold Production capacity for 6,000 chargers per year High-tech manufacturing jobs to triple Brisbane, Australia 4 October 2017: Tritium, the Australian technology company that is an international leader in the development and manufacture of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, has officially opened its Global HQ and […]

Remote-controlled trolley-collector wins award for ‘Game Changing’ Innovation

Remote-controlled trolley-collector wins award for ‘Game Changing’ Innovation

A Melbourne engineering company, Lockelec Innovations, has solved the problem of wayward supermarket trolleys, with a Bluetooth remote controlled trolley collector, the Red Rover.  The bane of supermarket operators worldwide is the manual collection of the ubiquitous supermarket trolleys scattered throughout car parks. Not only is the practice of collecting the trolleys labour intensive and […]

Tool digitisation brings global giant closer to Industry 4.0 

Tool digitisation brings global giant closer to Industry 4.0 

Many companies are pursuing different paths as they attempt to realise Industry 4.0. For global electrical engineering manufacturer, Phoenix Contact, the focus has been on integrating digital data about its manufacturing tools to ensure their ongoing integrity and as a step towards creating an increasingly automated manufacturing environment. Phoenix Contact produces over 60,000 different products, […]

Bonfigliol’s 300M planetary gearbox range sets industry-leading torque benchmarks

Bonfigliol’s 300M planetary gearbox range sets industry-leading torque benchmarks

Bonfiglioli is introducing to Australasia its new 300M range of planetary gearboxes, which achieve greater torque without increasing the size of the gearbox, to produce greater performance, efficiency, and cost saving for many industries such as bulk materials handling, mining process equipment, food and beverage, materials handling, water treatment and waste handling. The 300M series […]

Omron appoints new director for Oceania region

Omron appoints new director for Oceania region

Omron Asia Pacific has appointed a new director for its operations in the Oceania Region. Mr Henry Zhou, the general manager of Omron Electronics Oceania (Australia and New Zealand), joins Omron Oceania Managing Director Mr Greg Field and Mr Takehito Maeda (MD, Omron Asia Pacific) as Oceania directors. Mr Zhou joined Omron, a global leader […]

Large-scale battery storage to transform  renewable energy future

Large-scale battery storage to transform  renewable energy future

The announcement that the world’s largest lithium ion battery will be installed in South Australia by the end of 2017, will transform and fast track reliable renewable energy in Australia, as well as globally, according to a leading energy industry authority Dr Alex Wonhas, Managing Director, Energy, Resources & Manufacturing of global engineering and infrastructure […]