• All about T-BOX

    February 6, 2008 0 comment

    Semaphore has published new literature for its T-BOX Lite SCADA System, a compact product for remote monitoring and control applications.

  • National Instruments ranks as Top 100 workplace

    February 5, 2008 0 comment

    FORTUNE magazine’s latest annual ranking of the top 100 companies to work for ranked the Austin-based company as number 79. This is the ninth consecutive year NI has made FORTUNE’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list.

  • Air for clean coal

    February 4, 2008 0 comment

    Linc Energy, has installed three Boge screw compressors at a coal tenement site in Queensland. Assisting Linc Energy in the extraction of syngas, the Boge compressors supply a constant stream of air which powers the Underground Coal Gasification process.

  • Aussie expertise in action in Brazil

    February 4, 2008 0 comment

    Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has applied its extensive iron ore experience gained in the Pilbara to Brazil.

  • PLC training, a ‘Real Game’

    February 1, 2008 0 comment

    Portugese company Real Games has developed a PLC training system

  • ABB tops automation market

    February 1, 2008 0 comment

    The ARC Advisory Group has ranked ABB in the leading worldwide market position in the broad process automation market.

  • Wireless trends for Test & Measurement, analysed

    January 31, 2008 0 comment

    A new report from Frost & Sullivan provides a holistic view of the wireless industry along with the revenue forecasts for the various segments, latest technological developments, and market trends in the industry.

  • Industrial Ethernet migrating to devices

    January 31, 2008 0 comment

    The migration into the device or I/O level of the automation network hierarchy signals its continued march downward in the enterprise architecture.

  • Working towards multicore standards

    January 31, 2008 0 comment

    National Instruments joins The Multicore Association, a nonprofit organization focused on shortening time to market for products that involve multicore implementations, by developing standards.

  • Wireless health risks need research

    January 30, 2008 0 comment

    As industrial wireless is on the rise, a US report requested by the Food and Drug Administration calls for more research on the potential health effects of exposure to radio frequency energy tied to wireless technology.

  • In the Defence of Process Control & SCADA

    January 29, 2008 0 comment

    Industrial Defender starts a partnership program for real-time process control/SCADA companies to collaborate in comprehensive integrated cyber security solutions.

  • CSIA membership’s record growth

    January 29, 2008 0 comment

    The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) broke its membership records in 2007, extending its global reach to Australia.

  • Rapid Start for Honeywell

    January 28, 2008 0 comment

    Honeywell becomes a Rapid Start licensee under Intermec Technologies’ RFID patents following its acquisition of Hand Held Products, Inc.

  • BOGE at NMW

    January 25, 2008 0 comment

    BOGE Compressors joins the list of exhibitors at NMW 2008.

  • Calibration CD-ROM available now

    January 24, 2008 0 comment

    Beamex released a Multimedia CD-ROM that introduces their automated calibration solution step-by-step.

  • Upcoming Forum on mining sensors and processes

    January 24, 2008 0 comment

    Endress+Hauser will host two Australian Mining Automation Forums late February 2008 in Brisbane and Perth, focusing on sensing technology for grinding and milling, wet processing, leaching and tailings separation.

  • Emerson, energy responsible

    January 23, 2008 0 comment

    Emerson Process Management introduces an ‘energy responsible’ pneumatic controller that can decrease the amount of pressurised air or natural gas lost to the atmosphere.

  • New leadership for URS Asia Pacific

    January 22, 2008 0 comment

    Engineering consulting firm URS has appointed David Williamson as their new Senior Vice President and Managing Director for the Asia Pacific Regional Business Unit, based in Sydney.

  • Big year for Schneider

    January 21, 2008 0 comment

    Schneider Electric worldwide sales for 2007 rose 26.1%, double the result for 2003. Automation & Control, up 9.4%

  • ABB, desalinating the Gold Coast

    January 18, 2008 0 comment

    ABB water-cooled motors and drives will power the first large-scale desalination plant on the east coast. ABB is also supplying the low voltage drives for all the pump applications at the plant.