A report commissioned by the South Australian government and produced by Flinders University has found that moving submarine maintenance to Western Australia would not be in the national interest. Currently, full cycle docking of Australia’s submarine fleet, when submarines undergo their most extensive maintenance and upgrades, occurs at the Osborne shipyards in SA. The federal … Continue reading Moving submarine maintenance to WA not in national interest: report
The technology in sensors has shifted to a new level that gives manufacturers more knowledge of how their systems are coping. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. The integration of smart systems across the manufacturing sector has the potential to dramatically increase efficiencies in all aspects of industry. What drives the success of these systems is the intelligent … Continue reading Sensors the key to maximising production and efficiency
The Royal Australian Air Force’s pilots of the future are now flying the latest, digital standard of Hawk advanced jet trainer, having accepted the first upgraded aircraft from BAE Systems. The first cohort from 79 Squadron at RAAF Base Pearce has commenced training, taking advantage of enhanced training capabilities which make the RAAF’s fleet amongst … Continue reading BAE Systems’ upgraded Hawks take to the sky
One of the down-selected tenderers for the LAND 400 contract, BAE Systems, has revealed the SMEs it will team with if it wins the tender. The company has named Victorian firms Marand, MOOG Australia, Motec, AME Systems, RUAG Australia, DVR Engineering, Milspec and APV as the companies it will be working with. The LAND 400 … Continue reading BAE Systems reveals potential partners for LAND 400
Northrop Grumman Corporation has opened a new repair facility at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Edinburgh base in South Australia, to provide more efficient in-country support services for the repair and maintenance of laser-based Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems. LAIRCM systems are currently installed on six RAAF aircraft types, 57 aircraft total, with … Continue reading Northrop Grumman opens aircraft repair facility in SA
Australian shipbuilders have expressed fears that Australia will have minimal involvement in the building and maintenance of the nation’s future submarines and warships. South Australia should expect to see only a fraction of the benefits from the $89 billion Future Submarines and shipbuilding defence construction, according to Defence SA. The organisation claims there is a … Continue reading Fears for Australia’s shipbuilding industry
UGL has won a three year contract for maintenance at 17 BP fuel terminals across Australia.
The introduction of the MEX Ops app for iOS devices allows users to submit maintenance requests anywhere, anytime.
Chemsearch Australia has introduced a new rust converter that saves businesses time and money and also extends the life of steel.
NCH Australia announces the launch of a new water-based parts washing system from Mantek Australia designed for safer parts cleaning.
Henkel has developed a new emergency pipe repair solution, and other emergency asset maintenance.
The mining industry is looking to rebuild its machine to cut costs, and make them better, faster, harder, stronger.
Sandvik has upgraded its Mackay productivity and aftermarket facility in Mackay.
Regal Australia are once again looking forward to participating as an exhibitor at QME 2014 on stand A164.
B & N Crane Repairs will market their crane maintenance, repair and servicing capabilities from stand L176 at QME.
A V/Line plant maintenance supervisor switched to industrial cleaning cloths from Tork Australasia to increase efficiency and minimise solvent use.
Consolidated Plastics & Epoxy (CPE) will showcase their extensive range of industrial plastics, rubber and epoxy products at QME on stand J192.
They say there are two certainties in life, death and taxes. Manufacturers can add a third item to the list – machinery breakdown.
Sandvik has officially opened a new repair and remanufacturing centre in Orange.
Surviving 100 years in the manufacturing world is no mean feat. Which is why to celebrate, Suhner Australia are offering participants the chance to win one of four prizes in their 100th Anniversary Lottery.