• Funding boosts Australian Made campaign

    October 24, 2007 0 comment

    THANKS to a $2.7 million Australian Government grant, the ‘Australian Made, Australian Grown’ logo is said to be soon helping more Australian exporters break into international markets.

  • Asbestos OHS gets a lift with new training course

    October 24, 2007 0 comment

    A NEW training course, Bonded Asbestos – Nominated Supervisors Training has been developed to better ensure the safety and well being of workers.

  • Solvent-free parts washer

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    THE new range of Bio-Circle bioremedial parts washers is safe, pleasant to use, and effective. Bio-Circle uses the power of naturally occurring microbes to dispose of oils, light greases, cutting fluids, corrosion protectants and other contaminants.

  • Production logistics products

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    FLEXLINK has introduced the new X85 conveyor platform, X85 pallet system, line control, and Youtilize software in a major step towards fulfilling its vision of becoming the first choice for production logistics

  • No space constraints for bi-fold gate

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    LEDA-Vannaclip believes it has the first Australian-developed automated bi-fold gate. The prototypes developed thus far operate at significantly higher speeds than even high-speed track or cantilever gates.

  • Isotropic super finishing process

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    BV Products has launched a new range of products through its recently established high performance surface finishing division (HPSF).

  • Farewell to hot cutting

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    WALTER AG UFL drills are now even more productive thanks to the new XPL coating. TITEX UFL drills made from HSS-E are an example for this.

  • Maintenance-friendly adapter ball bearing

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    BALDOR has launched washdown versions of its innovative adapter ball bearing range, the Dodge Grip Tight.

  • New steel making facilities

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    AUSTRALIA’S second biggest steel maker, OneSteel, will invest more than $20m at two Newcastle plants to meet global demand for rail wheels and wire ropes.

  • Rolling mills to close

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    ALMOST 200 jobs are to be scrapped at aluminium giant Alcoa’s two rolling mills in Victoria and NSW, with up to 56 jobs at its Port Henry, Geelong, plant and 138 jobs at its Yennora, NSW, site affected in a restructure of its operations.

  • EMO 2007 “the best ever”

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    MACHINE tool manufacturers and machine tool users from around the world came together in Hannover in September to attend the world famous EMO, with all agreeing it was the best show ever.

  • Company acquisition a boost for customers

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

    IN A marriage of cutting edge and traditional engineering technology, anti-vibration engineers Vulcanite Corporation have moved under the umbrella of Chess Industries.

  • A greener future with biolubricants

    October 22, 2007 0 comment

    HUMAN impact on the environment is high on social, political and global agendas, with businesses and the general population receiving a wake up call from scientists on the global impact of climate change.

  • Australian manufacturing gets ‘tooled up’ with Labor

    October 22, 2007 0 comment

    SHADOW Minister for Industry, Innovation, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr, formally launched ‘Advanced Manufacturing Australia’ (AMAus) – the renamed Tooling Australia – at its annual dinner in Sydney last Sunday night.

  • Modicon programmable controller

    October 22, 2007 0 comment

    NEW from Schneider Electric, the Modicon M340 programmable controller is powerful and innovative. It responds to the complex demands of machine manufacturers and, like its predecessors, is configured with Unity Pro.

  • Reverse engineering made easy by new imaging technology

    October 21, 2007 0 comment

    INNOVATIVE imaging equipment has simplified the task of reverse engineering for a Western Sydney metal manufacturing company that would have previously found the jobs costly or difficult.

  • Power Handling seminar comes to Melbourne

    October 20, 2007 0 comment

    POWERHANDLING is pleased to announce their first Melbourne seminar, in a series of seminars specifically designed to meet the learning needs of the Powder Handling and Processing Industry and its many and varied applications in industry.

  • The ‘CSIRO advantage’ increases motor efficiency

    October 19, 2007 0 comment

    NINE of the forty vehicles slated to compete in this year’s World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide are using a highly efficient electric motor designed by CSIRO.

  • Become resourse-smart at the Save Water Save Energy Expo

    October 19, 2007 0 comment

    MELBOURNE is hosting Australia’s first Expo focussed entirely on ways to save water and energy and reduce the impact of climate change.

  • Comfort in a cut-resistant glove

    October 18, 2007 0 comment

    ANSELL’s Vantage cut-resistant gloves deliver protection while maximising the flexibility and dexterity of users’ hand movements. The new range will be on display at The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling to be held at the Sydney Showgrounds.