Taking action on workplace safety
Australia’s largest workplace health and safety event, Safety in Action, took place this year in Sydney, exhibiting the latest systems, products, and seminars to encourage safety in the workplace. Manufacturers’ Monthly was on site speaking to some of the companies that attended. Sharon Masige writes.
Australian research could help manufacturers beat the heat with graphene
Australian research has recently shown graphene’s usefulness in giving materials improved thermal properties. Brent Balinski spoke to ANU Associate Professor Shannon Notley about getting this out of the lab.
If the TPP dies, Australia has other game changing trade options
Despite last-minute efforts by the Obama administration, the US Congress’ ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is in serious danger.
Internet of Things to sharpen importance of speed, services
First released in October last year, the Synergy platform was officially launched by Renesas in Australia recently. Brent Balinski spoke to the company and one of its local independent design house partners about developing products for the Internet of Things.
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- September 23, 2016Comments 0Australia’s largest workplace health and safety event, Safety in Action, took place this year in Sydney, exhibiting the latest systems, products, and seminars to encourage safety…Read More
- September 23, 2016Comments 1Australian research has recently shown graphene’s usefulness in giving materials improved thermal properties. Brent Balinski spoke to ANU Associate Professor Shannon Notley about getting this out…Read More
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