- Meet the METS team
Mineral Engineering Technical Services (METS) has appointed Peter Smith and Dr Bob van Emden to their senior team.
- Flow measurement, an Olympic secret
American swimmers are taking advantage of experimental flow measurement techniques to improve their times at the Olympics.
- Beckhoff opens subsidiary in Slovenia
Beckhoff Avtomatizacija commenced sales business in Slovenia with the opening of a new branch office in Medvode in North Ljubljana, and a new distribution partner for Croatia.
- Nanjing plant chooses Main Instrument Vendor
Emerson Process Management has been selected by Nalco Industrial Services (Nanjing) as the Main Instrument Vendor for a new water treatment chemicals plant in the Nanjing Chemical & Industrial Park in China.
- Lean workshops at QMan
The Improve Group will showcase its “LEAN” workshops and operational excellence programs during the 2008 Queensland Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (QMan) at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from October 21-23.
- Invensys’ Kazakh commitment
The Kazakh-British Technical University has linked up with Invensys Process Systems (IPS), to further improve both the technical and practical content of its Process Engineering course.
- Why become an IICA Member?
As an IICA Member you will be a member of a professional organisation that provides practical assistance to its members.
- Rockwell’s regional leadership change
Rockwell Automation has appointed Twain Drewett as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand.
- World’s fastest arc welding robot applications
Robotic Automation will showcase applications for the world’s fastest arc welding robots during the 2008 Queensland Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (QMan) at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from October 21-23.
- FDT Group to demonstrate Open Communications Interface Technology
As part of the Bus Station arena, the FDT Group booth will display its technology offerings to leading automation professionals from around the globe at the ISA Expo in Houston, Texas.
- OPC Developers to gather in Germany
The OPC Foundation has released its next generation specification for software application interoperability – The Unified Architecture (UA).
- IICA’s toy story
The IICA NSW Division recently held their annual Xmas in July Dinner, collecting toys for The Starlight Foundation.
- Invensys walks like an Egyptian
Ulf Henriksson, Chief Executive Officer of Invensys plc, visited Cairo to finalise a joint venture between Invensys Process Systems, ENPPI and GASCO that will train hundreds of Egyptian engineers and establish Egypt’s first Industrial Automation Engineering Centre of Excellence.
- Free MathWorks seminars
The MathWorks will be holding free MATLAB and Simulink seminars throughout Australia in August and September. These seminars will include keynotes by MathWorks senior staff, technical presentations, demos, and in-depth master classes.
- Asset and maintenance webinars
Smartpath will conduct a number of Webinars in early September, to keep engineers informed and up-to-date in field mobility asset and maintenance management solutions, with a maximum of five attendees per session in order to ensure the best possible interaction and attention for each participant.
- Aussie water technology in Beijing 2008
The Siemens membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology, designed and manufactured at its global R&D and manufacturing facility in Windsor in Sydney’s west, is helping Beijing to meet its growing water demand.
- Emerson to automate Indonesian coal-fired power plant
The company has received a contract to apply its Plantweb digital plant architecture with the Ovation expert control system at the PLTU 2 Banten-Labuan power plant. This new two-unit, 600-MW coal-fired plant is being built in Indonesia’s Banten Longwan Province. The contract was awarded by Chengda Engineering Corporation of China. Emerson is engineering and installing the project.
- Process Industry Guide to Workplace Safety
Win a copy of the 2008 edition.
- Motion control, theme park style
More about the industrial Ethernet / control system application at Disneyland’s Toy Story Midway Mania, from our August 2008 issue.
- Invensys joins Motorola for wireless solutions
Invensys Process Systems has become part of the Motorola’s PartnerSelect Program. IPS will now offer Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility solutions, as well as wireless broadband and other technologies within its own Industrial Wireless Solutions portfolio, to help integrate and improve process manufacturing systems for its industrial clients.