WITH the federal election to be held very soon, Alan Johnson, Manufacturers’ Monthly editor, asked what the two major parties have to offer the manufacturing industry; why they should vote for them on November 24.
WITH globalisation affecting the manufacturing industry world-wide, it’s no surprise to see South Australia in a period of industrial flux. Alan Johnson reports.
NOW in its fifth year, the Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards continues to grow, with 2007 seeing a record number of finalists in the history of the awards, and 2008 is shaping up to be a massive year for Australian manufacturing.
CNC Machinery Sales Australia has recently announced the appointment of a new Australian sales and service agent for the Sanco Machine & Tool Corporation of Taiwan.
IN A marriage of cutting edge and traditional engineering technology, anti-vibration engineers Vulcanite Corporation have moved under the umbrella of Chess Industries.
ALERT Safety has formed a new technical division offering solutions to confined space entry, hazmat and emergency service applications.
HUSKI jackets, pants and vests will be on display at The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling.
THE AUSTRALIAN Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (AMCRC) will develop next generation technology platforms with the help of a $35 million grant announced on Tuesday October 16 by the Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP.
SUPPLIERS in the mining, manufacturing, defence and renewable energy industries will receive assistance to tap into major projects both in Australia and abroad, Australian Industry Minister, Ian Macfarlane, announced October 12.
FROM a prestigious engineering award to real commercialisation: a radical new CV joint design by Orange company Thompson Coupling is putting country NSW on the global map.
THE QUEENSLAND Alumina Limited (QAL) refinery at Gladstone on Queensland’s central coast is the biggest refinery of its type in the southern hemisphere.
ENDRESS+Hauser has recently launched a low maintenance, reliable electromechanical system, the FMM 50, which solves the historical shortcomings of other technologies when optimising bed level measurement in thickeners, settlers and clarifiers.
US sub-prime fall-out to hurt key trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region.
TRACETECH, is a two day conference and exhibition designed to inform and educate Supply Chain, transport and Logistics managers about the benefits of improved traceability and how to apply it to everday business operations, will be held on the 23-24 of October at Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, Sydney.
FEDERAL Labor Leader, Kevin Rudd, hosted a national manufacturing roundtable earlier this week to bring together stakeholders and experts critical to the future of Australia’s manufacturing industry.
MARK Harrison, engineering manager with RPC Technologies based in Newcastle, NSW, is not sure how the company would operate without FEA technology.
ELECTRO-Mechanical Controls has released the new LINMAST “D” range of induction heaters. These units are manufactured in Australia using the latest design, and technology, ensuring a high quality product.
HONEYWELL has released Material Tracking R100 as part of its Business FLEX manufacturing execution system (MES) applications.
BOC has released new versions of its Inverweld welding machine. The range includes three models all with stable arc characteristics suitable for both MMA and hot start TIG welding.
Business Expenditure on Research and Development (BERD) rose to a record $10.1 billion in 2005-06, the seventh successive year-on-year rise, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane announced yesterday.