• Drives contract awarded

    August 19, 2007 0 comment

    ABB has secured key contracts valued at over $5m to supply motors and drives to the Gold Coast desalination plant.

  • Control system announced

    August 19, 2007 0 comment

    THE production processes at Natural Fuels Australia Ltd’s (NFAL) new bio-diesel plant in Darwin will be monitored and managed by a Yokogawa Centum CS3000 R3 Distributed Control System (DCS).

  • Smorgon broken up

    August 18, 2007 0 comment

    SHAREHOLDERS in Smorgon Steel Group ended an era in Australian steel production last month when they voted to support their company’s break-up.

  • SAP-qualified automation environment software

    August 17, 2007 0 comment

    INTERGRAPH SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators version 3.8, a preconfigured engineering automation environment for plant operators, has gained “Powered by SAP NetWeaver” qualification from SAP AG.

  • More Chinese problems

    August 17, 2007 0 comment

    TOY giant Mattel has been forced to recall close to a million toys, under the Fisher-Price brand, following the discovery of high levels of lead in a wide range of toys in Australia, NZ, US and UK.