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 federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is soliciting feedback and comments as part of its review of the safety regime for offshore oil and gas workers in Commonwealth waters. The Department’s discussion paper can be accessed on its online Consultation Hub, with comments to be submitted before 23 July. The discussion paper provides … Continue reading Federal government undertaking review of oil and gas safety regime
Traditionally, opening a patient’s thoracic wall requires fast movement and consistent torque to minimise trauma.
NI has announced today the release of a new family of PXI arbitrary waveform generators with up to two channels and 80 MHz of analog bandwidth in a single slot, and a new 100 MHz, 8-channel oscilloscope that builds on NI’s expertise in high-density and software-designed instruments in PXI.
Process and plant engineers who can’t find room for the recommended straight pipe run required by liquid flow meters in their municipal water treatment plant retrofit projects will find the Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner available from AMS, eliminates the problem by removing swirl and asymmetric velocity profiles caused by pumps, valves and other equipment placed too close to the meter.
DASYLab is a data acquisition software application that allows users to configure custom acquisition, analysis, and control applications in minimal time and without programmin
New radar technology developed in Australia promises comprehensive surveillance of enemy troops without compromising safety.
The SGP gas sensor is a multi-pixel platform, which integrates four gas sensing elements into a very small 2.45 x 2.45 x 0.9 mm3 DFN package featuring a fully calibrated air quality output signal.
The advent of the Internet of Things will result in a complete overhaul of industrial operations.
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said that it will be working through Enspire ME, a fifty-fifty joint venture established between MC and Eneco, an integrated energy company from the Netherlands, to provide services based on a large-scale battery energy storage system (BESS).
ABB has won an order worth approx. €270 million from the UK grid operator National Grid and Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE), the French network owner and operator, to provide key HVDC (high-voltage direct current) technology that will help interconnect the electricity networks of France and the UK.
BAE Systems Australia’s technology said it was another step closer to being used in the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) being developed for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, following the signing of a contract between the Federal Government and Norway’s Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace.
The SICK RFU65x RFID sensor detects tags at long range, recording the direction in which objects are moving at the same time.
Australian company Infratech Industries, in collaboration with the University of Newcastle has launched a world-first ‘Energy-on-Demand’ system that overcomes the predictability and environmental issues that currently plague existing renewable energy and storage solutions.
SEW-EURODRIVE’s DriveACADEMY training courses – which incorporate basic theoretical principles and practical exercises – are designed to prepare motor and drive users for tasks and problems they may face during any given working day.
Dewesoft’s new VIBRO-KIT is designed for simulating rotating machinery measurements. One of its many applications would be in educational settings, such as schools and university laboratories by providing a playground for countless experiments.
Infigen Energy has announced that it would proceed to construction of the 113.2 MW Bodangora wind farm near Wellington in New South Wales.
From the monitoring of simple components, such as E-STOP or safety switches, to the integration of optoelectronic sensors or standstill monitoring of motors: with the 22.5 mm housings, the relays have a compact design and can be installed in the switch cabinet in a space-saving manner.
A team of scientists from Edith Cowan University has developed what they say is the world’s first commercially viable clear solar glass.
Pfaff Germany has introduced five (5) new screw jacks; standard screw jacks SHE, High performance jacks HSE, quick lifting screw jacks SHG, special lifting elements SSP, and the standard cubic Merkur jack.