- Three engineers join Danfoss Australia
Tim Makris, Vlad Zilberg and Fong Yee Chang join the Danish based company.
- Fieldbus, HART, Profibus join forces for wireless
The Fieldbus Foundation has joined the HART Communication Foundation and Profibus Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) in a cooperative initiative for wireless technology in the manufacturing and process industries.
- Maintenance service for InMotion clients
InMotion Engineering launched InService, a new maintenance division to the service and repair both InMotion and Mercer equipment across the country.
- New Saudi Arabian desalination plant
Metso Automation will provide valves to a desalination plant to be constructed in Saudi Arabia by thermal desalination specialist company SIDEM (Société Internationale de Dessalement).
- ATSE honours new Fellow
Michael Taylor AO FTSE, Secretary of the Department of Transport and Regional Services, Canberra since 2004, has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).
- Victoria’s LNG bonanza
The industrial gas company, BOC, will redevelop its Dandenong facility to provide additional LNG for the Victorian market. The main beneficiaries will be the emerging fleet fuelling market.
- WA to get its own safety show in 2008
The surging growth in Western Australia’s employment will bring a new, large workplace safety trade show and conference to the state.
- Friendly robots at Germany’s K2007 exhibition
Visitors to the K2007 event in Dusseldorf will be able to shake hands with one of ABB’s IRB140 robots.
- ABB’s wind farm, the largest in the world
ABB will supply the power equipment that will connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm to the German grid.
- HART 7 is now a reality
The HART 7 Specification is officially announced, enabling many new capabilities for communication with intelligent field devices including Wireless HART, the first open wireless communication standard specifically designed for process measurement and control applications.
- Happy birthday, PXI!
The PXI Systems Alliance is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the PXI (PCI eXtensions for Instrumentation) specification, the PC-based modular I/O platform for test, measurement and control systems.
- Moore and Emerson’s fieldbus deal
MooreHawke, a division of Moore Industries-International, Inc., and Emerson Process Management have signed an Alliance Agreement to co-market MooreHawke fieldbus interface solutions through Emerson’s worldwide sales network.
- Planting engineering seeds in high school
A new DVD and teaching resource kit developed by the Association of the Consulting Engineers Australia was launched by NSW Minister for Education and Training, John Della Bosca.
- Sustainable race across Australia
The Panasonic World Solar Challenge (PWSC) will run from Darwin to Adelaide from 21 to 28 October.
- Time out with The MathWorks
We present you the rest of our interview with Andrew Clay, managing director of The MathWorks Australia, originally presented in the September 2007 issue of PACE.
- New accelerated engineering degrees
Murdoch University will offer a compressed engineering degree, which will allow students to complete their studies in three years instead of four.
- Airline inventory management will save money
Honeywell has made an agreement with The Boeing Company that will help airlines drive down maintenance costs by providing expendable parts.
- Emerson and Cisco’s wireless alliance
Emerson Process Management is collaborating with Cisco to offer open-standard solutions for wireless process and plant management applications.
- AMS’s Management quality is now official
AMS Instrumentation & Calibration was awarded the prestigious International Organization for Standards (ISO) 9001:2000 certification for the Company’s Quality Management System by Lloyd’s Register.
- IT company’s interstate expansion
Specialist IT reseller Powerfirm expands its operation in the south-western states of Australia, appointing new State Managers.