Mining is making strides in the implementation of digital data-driven systems and processes. PACE talks to Endress+Hauser’s global mining and metals industry manager, Andrew Reese, about how mining is managing its move into the world of the Industrial Internet of Things. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is transforming industries across the world. The mining … Continue reading Mining and the Industrial Internet of Things
The Western Australian government has announced the introduction of the first TAFE course in remote operations in Australia. Starting at South Metropolitan TAFE (SMTAFE) Munster campus in 2020, the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Autonomous Control and Remote Operations was developed through the Resource Industry Collaboration, a partnership between the McGowan Government, SMTAFE and Rio … Continue reading Western Australia to offer remote mining operations TAFE qualification
CSIRO researchers have developed a new groundwater sensor system that it says will make environmental monitoring faster, more reliable and less labour intensive for the resources industry. SENSEI is an advanced in-situ sensor system that gives mining operators and water managers real-time data to monitor and manage groundwater impacts efficiently and faster than ever before. … Continue reading CSIRO develops new groundwater sensor system
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
Aurecon has appointed Dr Alex Wonhas as the new global managing director to lead its Energy and Resources business which also spans manufacturing.
The researchers in Jonathan Claussen’s lab at Iowa State University have been looking for ways to unlock the potential of graphene for use in their sensors and other technologies
Emerson Process Management has been awarded a contract to automate the Maersk Oil Culzean gas field development in the North Sea.
Despite record low LNG prices and increasing capital costs for new production plants, there is a pressure on the industry in Asia-Pacific to increase capacity by improving efficiencies and constructing more facilities.
Emerson Process Management has been tapped by Cameron LNG to help automate its new liquefaction project, adding three LNG trains to facilitate export of domestic natural gas to international markets.
Emerson Process Management and OVS Group are helping oil and gas producers accelerate decision-making to more effectively operate their oilfield assets.
Honeywell has announced that its natural gas technology and process automation have been selected by Texas LNG, a Houston-based energy company, to remove contaminants from natural gas in preparation for liquefaction and export to customers around the globe.
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has showcased its latest process automation solutions including the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT by Honeywell) and industrial cyber security at the 27th annual Honeywell Users Group (HUG) for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Honeywell has announced a five-year agreement to provide maintenance, support and project delivery to Refining NZ, New Zealand’s sole oil refinery, through the HPS Assurance 360 program.
Emerson Process Management has released enhancements to the OpenEnterprise v3 SCADA platform for the onshore oil and gas market.
The recent inaugural shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by Santos and its joint venture partners from Gladstone’s Curtis Island highlights Australia’s emergence as a world leader in the global LNG industry.
Sasol, an international energy and chemical company, has selected Emerson Process Management to help automate its $USD8.9 billion petrochemical complex in Lake Charles, La., designed to take advantage of abundant, low cost natural gas.
An Adelaide-based specialist engineering company has designed and developed a unique modular processing system for a new uranium mine in Africa.
Australia remains on track to become the world’s largest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) according to the Australian Government’s Resources and Energy Quarterly released yesterday.
Aurecon announces the appointment of Dr Glenn Hooper as Managing Director to lead its Energy & Resources Market.
Sew LengPuah, a former engineering student at the Challenger Institute of Technology has re-joined the Engineering program, this time as a teacher.