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  • Productivity gains possible with new robot technology

    A MELBOURNE-based specialist stainless steel fabricator has installed a new robotic welder to enhance its production efficiency at a time when stainless steel has risen significantly in price and experienced stainless welders are in strong demand.

    July 30, 2007 0 comment

  • New industry MOU

    TRAINING and employment outcomes for regional areas across Australia are set to expand after a key Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed in Melbourne last week.

    July 25, 2007 0 comment

  • Manufacturers form NZ alliance

    Compressor technology group, Sullair Australia, has appointed Goughs Power Systems/Goughs Cat as its exclusive distributor in New Zealand.

    July 24, 2007 0 comment

  • NVH contained

    Because so much industrial equipment is prone to high levels of damaging impact vibration and noise, plant engineers are giving increasing attention to OHS and reliability issues.

    July 17, 2007 0 comment

  • 2006 highlights for Australian manufacturing

    2006 was a do or die year for many of Australia’s manufacturers. Read about the key issues, trends and predictions for 2007 by industry sector, including Food, Beverage & Tobacco; Metal Products and Petroleum, Coal & Chemical Products.

    December 1, 2006 0 comment

  • 2007: not for the faint hearted

    Mining related companies aside, Australia’s manufacturing industry has battled through 2006 counting on the relentless pressures on costs to somehow ease. But as Alan Johnson and Derek Parker report, the world of increased competition coupled with razor-edge margins look set to continue.

    December 1, 2006 0 comment