- Maintenance specialist expands into new areas
Run Right Engineering expands into areas including the printing industry, breweries, and food and beverage sectors.
- SEW-Eurodrive to open new plant in Germany
SEW-Eurodrive has announced plans to construct a new manufacturing facility alongside its global headquarters in Bruchsal, Germany.
- Warranty for robots
ABB Australia launches the new Response and Warranty Service Contracts for robotic products.
- Honeywell Symposium comes to Queensland
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) will host its 19th Pacific Users Group Symposium in Surfers Paradise next week.
- Metquip to distribute Software Toolbox products
Metquip Systems have been appointed national distributors for US based Software Toolbox.
- Process control workshop
ProSys Engineering and PAS are holding two joint workshops in Australia during the first two weeks of September.
- iOpen, drive partner for Eaton
Eaton has announced the appointment of iOpen as its Drives Solutions Partner. iOpen will distribute Eaton’s 9000x and IT Soft Starter ranges in Australia.
- Free Invensys webinars this week
Invensys Process Systems begins a new series of on-line seminars (Webinars) designed to provide valuable and convenient insight on current practices and trends in asset performance management.
- Moxa giving away iPods and Nintendo Wii’s for applications
Moxa is offering Nintendo Wii for UPort (USB-to-Serial) applications
- ABB’s uni robot competition
ABB Australia launches the National Robotics Innovation Competition for university students.
- AusIMM to address gender pay gap in mining
The most recent Employment & Remuneration Survey of The AusIMM shows that at senior management level males are earning almost 25% more than their female counterparts.
- ABB’s $13M substation for Rio Tinto
ABB is undertaking a $13.5 million substation installation for Rio Tinto at Hope Downs
- Profibus training in Sydney and Perth
The Australian Profibus Association will be hosting accredited Profibus training courses in Sydney and Perth commencing October 2007.
- RMIT Head of Physics talks nuclear power
Nuclear power could be as cheap as coal if the cost of carbon capture and storage is considered, according to Professor Peter Johnston, Head of Physics at RMIT and panel member of the 2006 federal government review into the nuclear industry.
- Three new distributors for Fluke
Fluke Australia has three new distribution agreements: Testing Equipment Solutions (TES) for Queensland, IPI for NSW, and Triple Point Calibration (TPC) for Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia.
- Invensys to integrate Virtual Support Engineer
Invensys is working to integrate support for its Foxboro I/A systems using NextNine Service Automation platform and its Virtual Support Engineer.
- Super efficient German coal power plant, controlled by ABB
ABB will provide control systems and instrumentation to Datteln Unit 4, a new power plant under construction in Germany’s Rhein-Ruhr region.
- Emerson behind world’s leading PTA producer
Emerson Process Management will engineer and manage the automation project for BP’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant expansion in Zhuhai, China.
- Foundation Fieldbus connectivity for GE Fanuc Automation
GE Fanuc Automation has entered into an agreement with Softing North America to provide FOUNDATION Fieldbus connectivity to the upcoming release of GE Fanuc’s new Proficy Process Systems control platform.
- Schneider’s Building Automation grows stronger
Schneider Electric expand their Building Automation offering with the acquisition of Calilfornia-based Pelco, leader in the design, development and manufacturing of video security systems