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Making production sustainable and efficient

Food and beverage production needs high volumes of energy and produces large amounts of waste. What are the best ways for companies to be environmentally sustainable while maintaining economic efficiency? PACE talks to Total Construction’s James Bolton and Rob Blythman. Food and beverage processing is highly energy intensive. Producing the heat required for industrial production, … Continue reading Making production sustainable and efficient

CEDA event promotes collaboration as key to improved R&D

A recent Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event in Sydney focused on how collaboration between government, researchers and industry can help accelerate research and development in Australia. Parliamentary Secretary to the NSW premier Gabrielle Upton MP addressed the CEDA audience and shared stakeholder feedback and early learnings about the Accelerating R&D in NSW … Continue reading CEDA event promotes collaboration as key to improved R&D

Report: companies need to overcome hesitation to reap Industry 4.0 benefits

A new report on digitalisation in Australia’s industries indicates that there is still widespread hesitation when it comes to embracing Industry 4.0 technologies due to perceptions of high costs. The Demystifying Industry 4.0: Helping SMEs lay the tracks for Australia’s digitalisation express train white paper follows in-depth interviews with over a dozen company executives and … Continue reading Report: companies need to overcome hesitation to reap Industry 4.0 benefits

New training centre launched to boost use of data science in maintenance

The Australian Research Council Training Centre for Transforming Maintenance through Data Science has been officially launched at Curtin University in Perth. The centre seeks to use data science to transform maintenance in the mining sector by eliminating manual, repetitive transactional work, developing models to enable people to make better complex decisions, providing standardised training for … Continue reading New training centre launched to boost use of data science in maintenance

CSIRO digital twin technology launched

New digital twin technology developed by CSIRO’s Data61 has been launched this week, demonstrating its capabilities for manufacturing, smart cities, infrastructure planning and disaster management. The digital twin technology is an open platform that can visualise 3D and 4D data over time of buildings, strata plans, terrain, property boundaries, utilities including power, water and sewer … Continue reading CSIRO digital twin technology launched