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  • Free MATLAB, Simulink seminars promote new ‘powerful’ features

    MathWorks will be holding a number of free, one-day seminars across Australia for new and existing MATLAB and Simulink users to learn about a raft of new, ‘powerful features’ offered by the software.

    April 12, 2011 0 comment

  • Conference puts manufacturing capacity under the microscope

    Primarily led by the resources boom, Queensland has enjoyed significant growth rates outperforming the rest of Australia for most of the past decade. More recently with the onset of the GFC and natural disasters, Queensland is faced with the unique challenges of business recovery – one of which is addressing the balance between growth and capacity.

    “Building Capacity for Growth” is the theme for the 2011 Manufacturing Skills Conference. Speakers will get to the heart of the ‘capacity’ issues directly affecting Queensland manufacturing such as:

    • Skills capacity – what skills are required and where
    • Supplier capacity – improve or import
    • Capacity constraints – what project owners need from suppliers
    • Sustainability capacity – what happens when the work is finished

    April 7, 2011 0 comment

  • Training drives company’s success

    WITH unemployment falling and skill shortages starting to reoccur, recruitment and training of workers is, or should be, front of mind for Australian manufacturers.

    February 15, 2011 0 comment

  • Register now for Rockwell Automation drives training

    Rockwell Automation has warned that there are only five seats available to its popular variable speed drives training course in Sydney from 12 to 13 August.

    August 2, 2010 0 comment

  • Guard rails versus roof anchors for fall protection

    Australia’s roof tops bristle with horizontal life lines and roof anchors but, says fall prevention specialist Carl Sachs, most should be replaced with guard rails.

    July 28, 2010 0 comment

  • $5.9m secured for manufacturing training

    A Queensland-based business development solutions company QMI Solutions is encouraging the Queensland manufacturing industry to “pick up the pace” on current training plans, and it helping to secure $5.9 million of training for the industry.

    July 20, 2010 0 comment

  • Guide to prevent bullying in metalworking industries

    Health and safety publisher Pro-Visual has launched a new metalworking safety guide designed to help manufacturing employees prevent verbal and physical bullying in the workplace.

    July 20, 2010 0 comment