- Qenos optimises and the new system exceeds expectations
Qenos Olefins recently optimised its control system using an intelligent and reliable solution.
- Why companies have little incentive to invest in cybersecurity
Despite the increased risks developing in cybersecurity and data integrity, little heed is being paid to protecting company data.
- Automation and its role in mining
Rio Tinto’s Group Executive,Technology & Innovation,Greg Lilleyman discusses automation and its role in mining.
- Where are the female tradies?
While the number of women in the mining industry is rising, what can be done to increase the ratio of females in the resources sector?
- NI’s Arun Veeramani talks trends in embedded control
PACE talks to Arun Veeramani, Regional Program Manager, Embedded Control and Monitoring, NI.
- The future of business lies in the visible value chain
Mike Pitt examines the very real potential for IoT to change the landscape of supply chain logistics through enhanced visibility.
- How to select the correct hose for the food and beverage industry
The correct hose ensures reliable flow for food producers.
- Job survival in the age of robots and intelligent machines
With automation and robotics gaining traction in Australian industries, what lies ahead for many of our workers?
- Drive systems show their sweet side
Many steps are necessary to make chocolate from cocoa beans. Ingredients remain in near-continuous motion for days requiring reliable drive systems.
- Engineering a great future for young Australian women
Engineering remains one of the most imbalanced professions in Australia when it comes to the gender mix.
- Key engineering trends in Australia for 2015
Guy Dann of RS Components believes 3D printing for rapid prototyping and connected devices be key drivers of Australia’s engineering industry.
- The 3D revolution is upon us – and designers need better protection
3D printing is predicted to transform the business landscape of design-led innovation. But how well protected are Australian designs from unauthorised use?
- Five technology trends you can’t ignore
Australia’s manufacturing sector of tomorrow will involve creativity, innovation and higher value products.
- Production and maintenance to drive the expanded industry
Mining investment will collapse by 40 per cent over four years, but the sector will grow a result of greater production and maintenance
- Control system tuning in Simulink made easy
As control engineers know, tuning a control system can be challenging when you must rely on hand-tuning and experience. This is especially true for control systems with multiple feedback loops or tuneable components.
- How FDA regulations are shaping the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector
Jonathan Wilkins of European Automation examines the implications of the latest update CFR21/11 to 21 CFR part 11 of Code of Federal Regulations of FDA.
- Automating can keep you ahead of the pack
Compac Sorting faced an increasingly competitive global market for fruit and vegetable manufacturing.
- Automating using mobile devices
Paperless inspection and servicing systems using Pads and tablets help improve productivity and accountability.
- Honeywell takes a LEAP forward
It is common for large automation projects to overrun their budgets. Matt McDonald reports on a new methodology that aims to address this situation.
- Don’t get too excited, no one has cracked nuclear fusion yet
Lockheed Martin’s claims of small scale nuclear fusion may have been hasty, according to ANU’s Matthew Hole