Battle of the bulge
Industry leaders claim souring real estate prices is putting the ‘squeeze’ on warehouse sizes, increasing the need for ‘slim’ and articulated forklifts. Emily Mobbs writes.
Should you automate to regulate?
Applying best energy management practices can bring valuable benefits to a manufacturing facility – but is there a secret to selecting the appropriate management system for your plant? Emily Mobbs reports.
Maintaining a competent industry
Plant and machinery maintenance workers are encouraged to participate in competence-based training courses designed to help them keep up with new and improved industrial technology. Emily Mobbs writes.
One door closes, another opens
Construction has officially begun on the world’s most modern butyl rubber manufacturing plant, supporting the demand by Australian consumers for cost effective, high performance tyres.
Auditing your way through wasted energy consumption
The Federal Government might have delayed its Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) until 2013, but the decision has not stopped the rise in electricity prices.