Alexandra Haynes


$4.45 million to boost advanced manufacturing in the NT

Manufacturers based in the Northern Territory will soon gain access to a multi-million-dollar advanced manufacturing facility housing robotic and bespoke automation products and services. This will support the implementation of technology such as robotic welders, automated pick and pack systems and product inspection services.

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Supporting the building blocks of Australian manufacturing

Recent supply chain issues have put significant strain on the Australian construction industry, with resources such as building timber and steel proving more expensive to import at an increasingly delayed rate. This national dependence on outsourcing has highlighted the importance of local production and self-sufficiency when it comes to manufacturing vital materials.
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A productivity game-changer

Combilift forklifts have increased efficiency and improved processes for many Australian steel manufacturers. Manufacturers’ Monthly caught up with Des Watkins, managing director of Watkins Steel about the company’s future plans and how Combilift saves time and improves efficiency.
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What to expect from ARBS 2022

With Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Building Services (ARBS) 2022 approaching in August, Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks with ARBS chairman Tony Arnel about what delegates can expect from one of the most respected business events in Australia.
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Excitement at Avalon returns in 2023

While aviation enthusiasts may wax lyrical about agility and speed in airshow displays at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition (Avalon 2023), industry visitors will study every aircraft for its potential as a business opportunity.
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Understanding cage requirements for tapered roller bearings

Designing and manufacturing complex industrial equipment requires attention to detail, and confidence in selecting the right components for each unique design. Matching materials and their specific resilience characteristics to the type of industrial application is crucial to ensure long product life at peak performance. 
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Sowing the seeds of sustainability

The future of food production rests on a more sustainable approach to agriculture that gives equal weight to environmental, social, and economic concerns, without compromising the finite supply of natural resources on the planet.
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