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  • Reducing Murray Goulburn’s carbon footprint

    JUST five months after installing a
    new Quantima air compressor,
    Australia’s largest milk processor,
    Murray Goulburn (MGC) is on track
    to save $147,000 in annual energy and
    maintenance costs and reduce CO2
    emissions by more than 1,908 tonnes
    over 12 months.

    October 17, 2008 0 comment

  • Silent air compression lines

    SIAD Macchine Impianti, from Bergamo Italy, has modified the Tempo² range of PET-blowing compressors, to only produce 75dB(A) at 1m in any direction – proudly naming the new development ‘the Silent box®’.

    September 23, 2008 0 comment

  • Innovative technology provides efficiency solutions

    A revolutionary advance in compressor technology, now available in Australia, is said to be able to provide major environmental benefits and substantial cost savings for industry.

    September 4, 2008 0 comment

  • Compressors & Pneumatics feature

    Compressors & Pneumatics
    WITH energy efficiency becoming a major
    concern for businesses and communities
    combined with the development of industry
    energy standards, compressors and pneumatics
    have never been more under the spotlight.
    With users more energy conscious than ever
    before, the October issue of Manufacturers’
    Monthly will include a special feature on energy
    reduction technologies specifically designed for
    compressors and pneumatics. Editorial will also
    contain interviews with

    August 14, 2008 0 comment

  • Breakfast Seminar: Successful strategies for emission trading

    An environmental consultant reveals the strategies manufacturers need to develop to be fully prepared for
    emissions trading and a Managing Director involved in the High Performance Consortium will discuss how
    smaller manufacturing companies can collaborate to beat the multinationals.

    August 12, 2008 0 comment

  • Clearing the air on ‘MEPS2’ compressors

    THE latest revision to the MEPS scheme has raised the benchmark of electric motor efficiency in Australia.

    June 4, 2008 0 comment

  • Blowing off inefficient compressor systems

    Waste not, want not: new design technologies are helping manufacturers eliminate excessive air usage in compressed air systems, with some remarkable results. Katherine Crichton reports.

    June 4, 2008 0 comment

  • Plant automation and control

    THE latest process control system Simatic PCS 7 has now been expanded by Siemens with telecontrol functions.

    May 12, 2008 0 comment

  • Taking control of energy efficiency

    In an effort to reduce costs and energy consumption, manufacturers are undertaking maintenance programs incorporating stringent testing and maintenance of systems. Katherine Crichton reports.

    March 8, 2008 0 comment

  • Efficient compressed air production

    THE SK 21-SFC rotary screw compressors from Kaeser has been developed in Kaeser’s research and development centre in Germany.

    February 20, 2008 0 comment

  • Make a date with Boge

    BOGE Compressors will be exhibiting at the National Manufacturing Week 2008 exhibition, Stand No. 5416, being held at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre from 27 – 30 May.

    February 5, 2008 0 comment

  • Boge breathes life into UCG project

    LINC Energy, Australia’s leader in clean coal technology, has recently installed three Boge SL481 screw compressors at a coal tenement site in Queensland.

    February 4, 2008 0 comment

  • Smallest VSD compressor range

    ATLAS Copco has introduced the GA 5 VSD, the smallest variable speed drive compressor range available.

    January 21, 2008 0 comment

  • Equipment health monitoring system

    HONEYWELL, in collaboration with SKF, has introduced OneWireless equipment health monitoring (EHM), the latest addition to Honeywell’s portfolio of industrial wireless solutions.

    January 18, 2008 0 comment

  • Company continues environmental commitment

    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.

    October 5, 2007 0 comment

  • Company continues environmental commitment

    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.

    September 25, 2007 0 comment

  • Effective solutions for compressed air systems

    Many improvements have been made in compressor design but attention is now turning to what goes in them. Katherine Crichton.

    September 24, 2007 0 comment

  • Energy efficient screw compressors

    BOGE has expanded the SLF range of space saving and energy efficient screw compressors which combine a direct-coupled drive system with frequency control.

    September 19, 2007 0 comment

  • Air springs isolate vibration

    ANYONE who has ever ridden in air-suspended luxury vehicles will have seat-of-the-pants knowledge of the quality of air isolation.

    September 18, 2007 0 comment

  • Taylors Wines gets properly aired

    AUSTRALIAN WINE producer and exporter, Taylors Wines, optimises its Clare Valley production facility with the aid of environmentally-friendly compressed air systems from Champion Compressors.

    August 16, 2007 0 comment