- Toyota further commits to model-based design
Toyota and their primary automotive electronics supplier DENSO have been successful in their efforts to transition to the MathWorks R2006b release to support their automotive mass production programs.
- Environmental management coming to the Gold Coast
Five hundred delegates and 40 exhibitors will gather in Queensland from Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 February 2008 for the EcoForum Conference & Exhibition.
- NECA comes to Canberra
The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) NSW Chapter will establish a permanent home in the ACT for its NSW-based Group Training Company.
- Schneider’s green polar station
Schneider Electric provides the electrical distribution and building utilities management for Princess Elisabeth, the first “Zero Emission” scientific research station.
- Solid design conference next week in Melbourne
Intercad will host SolidWorks World Australia 2007 in Melbourne next Monday; designers, engineers and manufacturers will hear about, and see in action, the latest advances in design technology.
- InMotion merges with Mercer
Brisbane-based InMotion Engineering has merged with manufacturing technology and stainless-steel solutions company Mercer Technologies.
- Champion Compressors’ new Champ
Compressed air technology group Champion Compressors unveils a new public image, comprising a new company slogan, a refreshing new colour scheme, and a company mascot–Champ, the Blue Heeler.
- Lego Mindstorms robots, improved
National Instruments and the LEGO Group have updated the software for their LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics invention system.
- Competition for wireless 4G definition takes shape
A market research firm says there are already clear contenders for the designation of the official definition of wireless 4G technology in 2008-2009
- Siemens showcases gearless drives for grinding mills
The German company will present its solutions for the mining industry at AIMEX 2007 this week in Sydney.
- IEC’s energy efficiency discussion forum
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) sets up an independent community website devoted to electrical energy efficiency.
- WonderWorld 2007 is coming
Registration is now open for the WonderWorld 2007 Global Conference Series.
- EcoForum’s answer to APEC
The EcoForum seminar, Climate change and resource security – building a platform for change, will explore the collateral impacts of climate change on other industries such as electricity generation, mining and minerals processing.
- Yokogawa to work on CSBP expansion
The new plant at Kwinana WA will be monitored and controlled by field instruments, a safety system and a distributed control system supplied by Yokogawa Australia.
- ABB/Water Corporation Alliance is given a name
The Integrated Control Engineering (ICE) Alliance is the official name of the ABB SCADA / Water Corporation Alliance.
- Endress+Hauser’s efforts vs. shortage, celebrated
The RMIT School of Electrotechnology in Melbourne has recognised their initiative to alleviate the shortage of skilled instrument technicians in the manufacturing industry.
- Wireless technology training in Sydney
Data-Linc Group and Wired & Wireless Solutions will host a technical training seminar in Sydney this October.
- New engineering degrees
Macquarie University has launched a suite of new engineering degrees aimed to help tackle Australia’s engineering skills shortage.
- Public Works award for Cardno founder
Frank Bryant, the founder of Cardno BSD, has been awarded the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia’s (IPWEA) highest honour, the Keith H Wood Medal.
- Free Simulink seminars
The MathWorks is holding two free seminars for the release of 2007b and Simulink 7 in September.