- Australia’s welding industry
- bus body builder
- Coates Foundation
- data analysis
- EMC testing chambers
- EV charger
- labour shortage
- manufacturing ecosystem
- optimised enterprise
- philanthropic work
- power analytics
- power availability
- Queensland Government
- schneider electric
- Skills shortage
- smart assets
- South Dandenong facility
- sustainability strategy
- Weld Australia
- zero/low-emission buses
Volgren builds on its manufacturing ecosystem with new jobs
In Victoria, the major bus body builder Volgren will create 50 new jobs and 16 traineeships at its South Dandenong facility as it builds zero and low-emission buses for the new Metropolitan Bus Franchise operator, Kinetic.
Coates has launched the Coates Foundation
Coates, an Australian equipment hire and solutions provider, has launched the Coates Foundation to make a positive difference through its current and future philanthropic work with national charity partners.
Bridging the gap between education and industry
Like every industry across the globe, Australia’s welding industry is feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to feedback from Weld Australia’s members, the key challenge being faced across the industry is a shortage of labour, from Welding Supervisors and Inspectors, right through to welders. Finding competent, skilled, experienced welders is becoming more and more difficult.
Ensure power availability to unlock an optimised enterprise
Manufacturers are looking for ways to optimise their business. Analysis of data can enable power availability, safety optimisation, and reduction in energy consumption and costs.
Tritium unveils new EV charger testing facility in Brisbane
Tritium, an electrical and electronic manufacturer, has opened a new EV charger testing facility in Brisbane, containing one of the world’s largest and highest-powered electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing chambers.