• Compressed air solutions in the palm of your hand

    October 8, 2007 0 comment

    COMPRESSED air expertise will soon fit in the palm of a hand, according to Australian air compressor designer and manufacturer, Champion Compressors.

  • Industry warned to keep their records safe

    October 5, 2007 0 comment

    WITH greater quantities of documents being electronically produced and stored by companies, the time and cost involved in searching for those documents is greater than ever before. Evan Petrelis reports.

  • Advance Metal Products supports innovation

    October 5, 2007 0 comment

    Advance Metal Products will once again be associated with the Manufactures’ Monthly Endeavour Awards as sponsor of the Innovative New Product category for the second year running.

  • Company continues environmental commitment

    October 5, 2007 0 comment

    As one of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies, Atlas Copco is proud to once again be sponsoring the Manufacturers’ Monthly’s Endeavour Awards.

  • Industry slowed in September

    October 5, 2007 0 comment

    SEPTEMBER was one of those months manufacturers would prefer not to have, according to the latest manufacturing index.

  • New division created to support Australian Manufacturing

    October 4, 2007 0 comment

    CSIRO’s newest Division, CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE), has been formed to support Australia’s manufacturing industry.

  • Statutory OH&S consultation a sham?

    October 4, 2007 0 comment

    CONSULTATION by employers of their workers in Australia, despite being a statutory duty under the various State OH&S laws, is something frequently paid no more than lip service.

  • IR back on the agenda

    October 4, 2007 0 comment

    With the Federal election getting closer, industrial relations are major issue for manufacturers, again.

  • Refining industrial instrumentation

    October 3, 2007 11 comments

    THE QUEENSLAND Alumina Limited (QAL) refinery at Gladstone on Queensland’s central coast is the biggest refinery of its type in the southern hemisphere.

  • Future-proof your business against skills shortages

    October 3, 2007 0 comment

    Where will your business be in 2020?
    Building the skills of your current workers, promoting careers in manufacturing and working with other employers to access responsive skill development solutions will help insulate your business against the skill shortages of the future.

  • Intrinsically safe mobile computer

    October 3, 2007 0 comment

    INTERMEC has introduced the CK32IS intrinsically safe handheld computer. The CK32IS was designed from inception for hazardous environments, meeting the most stringent requirements not only for flammable gases, vapours, liquids, but also for dust, fibres and flyings.

  • Round-cable stripping tool

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    WEIDMÜLLER’s model AM 16 presents a totally new development in sheath-stripping tools for round cables.

  • Water-saving tailings technology

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    ENDRESS+Hauser has recently launched a low maintenance, reliable electromechanical system, the FMM 50, which solves the historical shortcomings of other technologies when optimising bed level measurement in thickeners, settlers and clarifiers.

  • Handheld CO2 monitor/logger

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    THE GFM100 series of battery-powered handheld gas monitors manufactured by Gas Data Ltd are now available from Anri Instruments.

  • Dual core Micro ATX motherboard

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    BACKPLANE Systems has announced the release of iBase Technology’s MB900 ATX motherboard, an LGA775 Pentium D (Dual core) platform integrating the Intel 945G Express chipset.

  • SAP expands SME portfolio

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    THE SAP Business ByDesign solution is a new addition to the SAP portfolio of solutions for small businesses and midsize companies.

  • Handheld RFID programming unit

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

    TURCK has introduced a new handheld unit to program data carriers within its new BL ident RFID system. Read and write operations are easily programmed to the data carriers at any location with the handheld unit.

  • Company alliance a boost for renewable materials

    September 28, 2007 0 comment

    DUPONT Packaging and Industrial Polymers and Plantic Technologies Limited, an Australian company specialising in starch-based biopolymers, announced on Wednesday plans to collaborate in the development and sale of renewably sourced polymers made from Plantic® technology.

  • Aussie exporters enter rough seas

    September 28, 2007 0 comment

    US sub-prime fall-out to hurt key trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Bright future for energy efficient technologies

    September 27, 2007 0 comment

    AUSTRALIAN Industry Minister, Ian Macfarlane, announced on Wednesday September 26 that BluGlass Limited had been offered a $5 million Australian Government Commercial Ready grant to help commercialise its innovative energy-efficient lighting project.