The Australian Research Council Training Centre for Transforming Maintenance through Data Science has been officially launched at Curtin University in Perth. The centre seeks to use data science to transform maintenance in the mining sector by eliminating manual, repetitive transactional work, developing models to enable people to make better complex decisions, providing standardised training for … Continue reading New training centre launched to boost use of data science in maintenance
DASYLab is a data acquisition software application that allows users to configure custom acquisition, analysis, and control applications in minimal time and without programmin
Ipetronik’s X-LINK device series has been extended by a fast 6-channel measurement module for RLDA and STG applications.
The Board of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has appointed Ian Learmonth as its new Chief Executive Officer, to replace outgoing CEO Oliver Yates.
China has already once completely transformed the photovoltaic (PV) industry and maybe about to do so again. This is a major event for the conductive paste industry because the PV industry remains the primary volume market for firing-type pastes, generating a demand in excess of 1450 tonnes per annum in 2016, according to a recent IDTechEx study.
Nokia has created a customised ‘digital assistant’ to increase work efficiency by providing engineers faster access to critical information.
Australia is one of four countries that have been awarded a contract to provide maintenance services for the F-35 Lightning aircraft – a deal which could be worth up to $100 million to the economy.
NSW Health has released its investigation into the Legionnaires’ outbreaks reported in Sydney earlier this year. Two cooling towers were connected to 13 cases of the disease.
Railway experts are working with Siemens to develop an inexpensive and easily-fitted sensor that could turn virtually every rail vehicle into a track monitor, detecting and transmitting vital information about the condition of rails and rail bed throughout the network.
Emerson Automation Solutions has introduced the AMS Trex Device Communicator, a handheld communicator built to withstand harsh industrial environments.
A small aviation company based in Caboolture, Queensland, has promised to provide more aircraft engineering jobs to Australians after securing a maintenance contract with Nauru Airlines.
Shell Australia has chosen Emerson to provide automation services for its Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility.
Hitachi has introduced the HIVECTOL-HVI-E2 Series to expand its product line of HIVECTOL-HVI medium voltage multilevel IGBT drives, which contribute to energy conservation in process plants, as well as improvements in productivity and quality.
UNSW is home to a vast array of world-class of nano and micro-fabrication tools, which are available to manufacturers looking for an edge in product development.
ABB has introduced its new customisable drives Remote Condition Monitoring service.
By creating a new business unit – Rittal Automation Systems – Rittal says it is building on its existing portfolio for panel building and switchgear manufacture.
Michell Instruments has upgraded its diagnostic tool – the Universal Communications Kit – to enable users of their Easidew and Pura ranges to carry out on-site checks and reconfigure their dew-point transmitters simply and easily.
In order to prevent any serious personal injury and damage to equipment due to flammable substances, Hydac has upgraded its hydraulic filters and clogging indicators allowing them to be used in potentially explosive atmospheres. For example, the company has designed its Stat-Free Filter elements to prevent electrostatic charging in the system; also, modified clogging indicators … Continue reading Hydraulic filters and clogging indicators
The new Fluke Ti450 Infrared Camera takes focus to a higher plane with MultiSharp Focus. An out-of-focus thermal image can be off by 20 degrees or more with no way to correct it once it has been captured — short of retaking new images. The new Fluke Ti450 Infrared Camera solves this problem by delivering … Continue reading Infrared Camera delivers greater image clarity
Enerpac is introducing to Australasia its simple, robust and cost-efficient new Level Lift System, which is designed for safe, fast, even and controlled lifting and lowering of uneven loads, typically up to 800 tonnes.