Welding is one of the most ubiquitous processes on the planet. It is fundamental to the construction of bridges, high-rise buildings, mining equipment, ships, and even household appliances, such as fridges and washing machines. Next time you’re driving down the road, take a look around you – crash barriers, light poles, road signs, the re-bar … Continue reading The essential nature of welding
Himac Attachment has received a $47,148 grant from the Western Australian government, as part of the state’s Regional Economic Development (RED) Grants program. The company will receive the grant to develop and construct an interactive digital platform for fabrication and welding processes, in order to expand manufacturing productivity and create new jobs. Himac Attachments specialises … Continue reading WA manufacturer wins grant for digital platform build
The federal government forecasts a 4.6 per cent national jobs growth in fabrication and engineering trades and Ahrens are accommodating for the future with its school pathways program. Ahrens take a hands-on approach when it comes to business and Managing Director Stefan Ahrens believes the same value should be applied to learning. “We firmly believe … Continue reading A hands on approach to learning: Ahrens’ school pathways program
The Facility for Intelligent Fabrication (FIF) that provides expertise, technology, equipment and training in automating steel fabrication to help manufacturing businesses adapt and compete was launched at the University of Wollongong (UOW) on 9 March by Gareth Ward MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Education and the Illawarra and South Coast, on behalf of the Hon John … Continue reading UOW, TAFE NSW and WTIA launch Facility for Intelligent Fabrication
Specialist engineering and construction firm Decmil Australia has been awarded a new $75 million contract with mining giant BHP Billiton. Located in Western Australia, the contract is the first phase of a $105 million upgrade project to expand BHP’s iron ore operations at Mulla Mulla village, as well as the proposed South Flank project. The … Continue reading Decmil Australia awarded $75m BHP mine upgrade
This week, gases and engineering company BOC has announced a revamp of its welding range with the launch of eight new welding models that offer the latest in welding technology to Australian fabricators and businesses. Richard Fowles, senior product manager of Welding Products says the new welding range is affordable and easy to use, with advanced … Continue reading BOC announces 2017 welding product release
A TIER-1 LED manufacturer will collaborate with BluGlass to investigate the application of remote plasma chemical vapour deposition (RPCVD) for LED applications.
Adelaide Ship Construction International launched a bid for building and maintaining 21 new Pacific patrol boats.
Based at Ormeau, between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, PWR Performance Products is a partner to some of the world’s biggest names in motorsport. Brent Balinski talked to the company about how it plans to continue its brisk growth in part one of our five-part Hidden Champions series.