PACE catches up with Craig Segers and David Turner from Rockwell Automation at the company’s recent TechEd on the Gold Coast to talk about the challenges that face the oil and gas sector in carrying out digital transformations. With operations spanning multiple and often remote regions, with heavy capital investment and vast supply chains, the … Continue reading Digitising oil and gas
The adoption of new technologies in the mining, oil and gas industries has the potential to provide a $74 billion boost to the Australian economy by 2030 and create more than 80,000 new local jobs, according to a new report. Federal industry, science and technology minister Karen Andrews said Australia has one of the most … Continue reading Industry 4.0 technologies to add $74bn to economy by 2030
The federal government has announced the 2019 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release, comprising 64 areas, the largest since 2000. More than 120,000 square kilometres of acreage will be released for a single round of work program bidding. This will be the first release of acreage under a new streamlined system which delivers an annual investment cycle … Continue reading Government releases 120,000 square kilometres of acreage for oil and gas exploration
The continued decline in Australian students enrolling in engineering courses is cause for deep concern, according to a report by Engineers Australia. The 2019 report “Australia’s Next Generation of Engineers” states that the eight years following 2007 saw steady growth culminating in a record level of graduations. Since 2015, however, since completions have been declining. … Continue reading ‘Alarming’ decline in engineering course enrolments, according to Engineers Australia
Traditionally, opening a patient’s thoracic wall requires fast movement and consistent torque to minimise trauma.
With the PROFINET interface integrated in the CML 700i, Leuze electronic makes possible simple and fast integration of this light curtain in the fieldbus environment without additional gateway box and extra software.
Emerson Automation Solutions launched the Roxar Salinity Measurement System for the sensitive, accurate and real-time measurement of saline water in gas production well streams at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston this week.
With the new CX2000 series of embedded PCs, Beckhoff offers more core processing power in a DIN rail-mountable format.
Clarke & Severn Electronics has developed an online Cable Assembly Builder to simplify the task of designing and building custom cables, cutting out the need for getting quotes and therefore saving time.
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The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Safety Centre and the Safety Institute of Australia will publish two new chapters in the Occupational Health and Safety Body of Knowledge next week.
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This years’ 15th PACE Zenith Awards will recognise the very best in process and control engineering with the 2017 celebration to be held on Tuesday 15 August at the spectacular Doltone House Hyde Park in Sydney.
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Australia’s ambassador for Germany, Lynette Wood together with Australian consul general Richard Leather, recently visited automation specialist Pilz at its headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany in March to discuss opportunities for industrial scale projects and solutions for ‘Downunder’.
Ipetronik’s X-LINK device series has been extended by a fast 6-channel measurement module for RLDA and STG applications.