• Who should get your vote – Carr or Macfarlane?

    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.

    November 6, 2007 0 comment

  • SA industry in transition

    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.

    November 2, 2007 0 comment

  • Steel in touch with Australian innovation

    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.

    November 2, 2007 0 comment

  • New Australian agent for Sanco announced

    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.

    October 31, 2007 0 comment

  • Company acquisition a boost for customers

    IN A marriage of cutting edge and traditional engineering technology, anti-vibration engineers Vulcanite Corporation have moved under the umbrella of Chess Industries.

    October 23, 2007 0 comment

  • New technical division created

    ALERT Safety has formed a new technical division offering solutions to confined space entry, hazmat and emergency service applications.

    October 18, 2007 0 comment

  • Seen and safe

    HUSKI jackets, pants and vests will be on display at The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling.

    October 18, 2007 0 comment

  • $35 million boost for Australian manufacturing research centre

    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.

    October 17, 2007 0 comment

  • Opportunity knocks for Australian suppliers

    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.

    October 12, 2007 0 comment

  • Bradfield win confirms global future for Aussie invention

    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.

    October 9, 2007 0 comment

  • Refining industrial instrumentation

    THE QUEENSLAND Alumina Limited (QAL) refinery at Gladstone on Queensland’s central coast is the biggest refinery of its type in the southern hemisphere.

    October 3, 2007 11 comments

  • Water-saving tailings technology

    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.

    October 2, 2007 0 comment

  • Aussie exporters enter rough seas

    US sub-prime fall-out to hurt key trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

    September 28, 2007 0 comment

  • TraceTech keynote presentations

    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.

    September 24, 2007 0 comment

  • Rudd roundtable discusses the future of Australian manufacturing

    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.

    September 14, 2007 0 comment

  • FEA keeps RPC on track

    MARK Harrison, engineering manager with RPC Technologies based in Newcastle, NSW, is not sure how the company would operate without FEA technology.

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

  • Induction heaters

    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.

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

  • Tracking software for mining and minerals

    HONEYWELL has released Material Tracking R100 as part of its Business FLEX manufacturing execution system (MES) applications.

    September 11, 2007 0 comment

  • Two-in-one welding machines

    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.

    August 31, 2007 12 comments

  • Business Expenditure on R&D soars

    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.

    August 22, 2007 0 comment