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 […]

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 […]

Exploring new opportunities for export

Jet Engineering, an Australian business that specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of custom-built machinery for the mining and construction industries.

Exploring new opportunities for export

Andrew Watson, Executive Director, Efic A new financial year is an opportunity for new beginnings for small businesses. This could involve exploring a new source of revenue, a new growth channel or a new market. For manufacturers, international markets offer a number of exciting opportunities for growth across a range of industries. Export is an […]

Rio Tinto releases second quarter production results

Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said “This was a solid quarter for production, including record output at our bauxite operations. Iron ore production was in line with last year, although iron ore shipments were impacted by an acceleration in our rail maintenance programme following poor weather in the first quarter. “We believe our focus […]

Local manufacturing heads for extinction

Local manufacturing heads for extinction

  Australia’s manufacturing level is the OECD’s lowest and the long-term decline of manufacturing here is atypical among comparable countries, new research shows. University of Queensland Institute for Social Science Research researcher Dr Jenny Povey said Australia lost 122,400 manufacturing jobs in the decade to 2015.   Australia lost 122,400 manufacturing jobs in the decade to 2015. “The sector […]

Victorian  Government  puts  local  Cold  Chain  industry  at  risk  

The  Refrigerated  Warehouse  &  Transport  Association  of  Australia  (RWTA)  has  called  on  the   Victorian  Government  to  explain  why  it  encouraged  a  business  with  a  history  of  serial  insolvency  in   Europe  to  enter  the  local  market.     The  Andrews  Labor  Government  last  week  welcomed  plans  by  Dutch-­‐based  cold  storage  and   logistics  company […]

Company tax reform a boost for Australia’s resource industry

Statement by AMMA Chief Executive Steve Knott Australia’s resource industry welcomes the Turnbull Government laying out a roadmap to bring Australia’s company tax rate into line with the OECD average. While immediate support for small and medium businesses will provide junior miners, explorers and suppliers to the resource industry with welcome tax relief, the 10-year […]

Australasian management strongly supports environmental initiatives

Australasian management strongly supports environmental initiatives

PIC CAP: CST Wastewater Solutions’ Managing Director Michael Bambridge who recently installed a GWE combined green energy and wastewater treatment plant for one of Australia’s major global beef processers, Oakey Beef Exports. (But wants a solution to the gap between promise and performance) A new study of Australiasian management attitudes towards environmental initiatives involving cleaner water […]

How being open can give manufacturers the innovative edge

How being open can give manufacturers the innovative edge

Tesla Motors’ decision last year to make all of its patents open to outside use has turned the industry on its head. By Stefano Picozzi, PaaS business development manager, Red Hat A/NZ Most industries are affected by disruption from technology so, to remain competitive, organisations need to keep up. Technology advances affect manufacturing, in particular. […]

Smokin’ Joe – No substance , not a people’s treasurer

Smokin’ Joe – No substance , not a people’s treasurer

The Budget has finally been delivered after taking eight months to get here. And over this time we have been inundated by opinion from media (what is going to happen?), Labor (we’ll keep an eye out for broken promises) and the Libs who talked and talked about the mess they inherited. How come every new government […]