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  • Victorian manufacturers honoured

    The outstanding achievements of the Victorian manufacturing industry were recognised Monday night at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards ceremony.

    May 12, 2009 0 comment

  • Czech into NMW to expand export markets

    SEVERAL prominent Czech companies with be exhibiting at this year’s National Manufacturing Week (NMW) to be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre beginning next week.

    May 7, 2009 0 comment

  • Industry welcomes changes to CPRS

    The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has welcomed the changes announced on Monday by Kevin Rudd to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).

    May 4, 2009 0 comment

  • BOC

    Project: Sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) Recycling Project
    GAS, chemicals and equipment provider BOC, a member of the Linde Group, supplies Sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) in cylinder format throughout Australia and the South Pacific.

    April 18, 2009 0 comment

  • KADE McCONVILLE

    Employer: BOC
    Position: Retail Assistant, Gas & Gear/ Product Design Engineer

    April 18, 2009 0 comment

  • BOC

    Project: Regional Driver Working Group
    BOC, a member of the Linde Group, supplies compressed and bulk gases, chemicals and equipment throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

    April 18, 2009 0 comment

  • Workplace safety

    AMARE Safety will unveil two new products for enhancing workplace safety on stand 4202 during National Manufacturing Week.

    April 15, 2009 0 comment

  • Carbon has a nasty surprise in store for SMEs

    Experts from industry, academia and carbon consultancies agree the cost of the carbon trading scheme will hit small and medium size enterprises (SME) from two directions.

    March 20, 2009 0 comment

  • Driving waste to the bottom line

    LAST week I travelled to the airport from my home in the suburbs of Melbourne on a SkyBus rather than taking my car.

    March 9, 2009 0 comment

  • Beyond Lean towards Green

    HISTORY has a tendency of repeating itself, so faced with the need to reduce their carbon footprints, the question for local manufacturers is what can they learn from past improvement initiatives to meet current and future environmental demands?

    February 25, 2009 0 comment

  • Small footprint maximum functionality

    New design technologies are helping to reduce the size of laser systems without compromising on power or price. Katherine Crichton writes.

    February 4, 2009 0 comment

  • Benchmarking OHS records with national hazard exposure data

    OHS records are vitally important, but as Ray Schaffer* reports for Safety First there are records of quite another type that are equally crucial.

    February 2, 2009 0 comment

  • Completing the spill control picture

    Russell Urquhart* covers the key steps towards having a comprehensive spill control plan.

    January 27, 2009 0 comment

  • Dangerous Goods Code available for free download

    Following a recommendation by the Productivity Commission’s research report on chemicals and plastics regulation, the Australian Transport Council has made the 7th Edition of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG7) available for free download through the National Transport Commission (NTC) website.

    January 14, 2009 0 comment

  • Towards a future of zero harm

    Nathan Cartwright* uncovers the complex relationship between safety and environmental responsibility.

    January 8, 2009 0 comment

  • Coached to succeed

    OLYMPIC athletes do it, psychologists do it, teachers do it and now manufacturers are doing it to improve their workplace performance.

    January 3, 2009 0 comment

  • New chemical regulations a threat to local industry

    THE European Union’s new chemical legislation may affect the ability of Australian companies to do business with the EU.

    December 4, 2008 0 comment

  • Towards a future of zero harm

    Nathan Cartwright* uncovers the complex relationship between safety and environmental responsibility.

    November 19, 2008 0 comment

  • Shedding skin protection prejudices

    David Dart* examines how skincare and protection is being embraced in Australia, particularly by men.

    October 27, 2008 0 comment

  • Delivering the goods

    Real-time transmission of information can provide a safer workplace. Tony Repaci* writes.

    October 22, 2008 0 comment