• GE Fanuc is now intrinsically safe

    GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has completed the acquisition of assets of the MTL Open System Technologies (MOST) product lines including the MTL8000 general purpose I/O, intrinsically safe I/O, SafetyNet system, and process control technologies.

    May 30, 2008 0 comment

  • Automation safety, a highlight in Melbourne

    Automation safety was one of the new growth areas in safety at the Safety In Action and Melbourne Materials Handling exhibition.

    May 5, 2008 0 comment

  • VP comes to Melbourne

    The biannual Yokogawa Australasian User Group Conference will be held in Melbourne from May 20 – 22, 2008 at the Sebel Albert Park Hotel.

    April 15, 2008 0 comment

  • Safety preview on Youtube

    The Safety Institute of Australia has captured four speakers on video for a sneak preview of the Safety In Action Conference.

    April 11, 2008 0 comment

  • Fieldbus Foundation finds new Chair in Australia

    Allen Tighe has taken on the Chair role for the Foundation Fieldbus End-User Council Australia, as Jim Russell steps down after nine years and accepts the secretary portfolio.

    March 26, 2008 0 comment

  • Rockwell grows in safety

    Rockwell Automation acquires the Safety and Automation business of CEDES AG, enhancing the company’s machine safety portfolio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

    February 29, 2008 0 comment

  • Safety excellency to be shared in Melbourne

    Finalists in the WorkSafe Awards and other organisations that have excelled in workplace safety will tell their own stories at April’s Safety In Action workplace safety trade show.

    February 22, 2008 0 comment

  • A milestone in controllers

    Emerson Process Management has delivered 750,000th Fisher FIELDVUE digital valve controllers.

    February 19, 2008 0 comment

  • Transmitter fever

    The worldwide market for temperature transmitters is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% over the next five years, driven by a stronger emphasis on plant asset management (PAM) and safety applications.

    February 7, 2008 0 comment

  • ABB tops automation market

    The ARC Advisory Group has ranked ABB in the leading worldwide market position in the broad process automation market.

    February 1, 2008 0 comment

  • Holiday MRISC risks

    A new campaign aims to prevent the needless New Year death toll with safety during shutdowns.

    December 6, 2007 0 comment

  • ABB on board the Vincent FPSO

    ABB was independently selected by Maersk Contractors to supply integrated control and safety systems (ICSS) for the Aibel topside process module, the Türret by APL and for the Hull conversion by Keppel on the floating production, storage and off-loading vessel (FPSO).

    November 22, 2007 0 comment

  • Safety, a big success

    The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling drew 10,276 visits over their three days in October – more than a 10 per cent increase on 2006 attendances.

    November 2, 2007 0 comment

  • China certifies Rockwell’s safety products

    Rockwell Automation received the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) mark for a majority of its safety product lines.

    October 9, 2007 0 comment

  • Safety Manager appointed at Yokogawa

    Yokogawa has appointed Andy Yam as National Safety Systems Manager for their Australian Operations.

    October 8, 2007 0 comment

  • Thermal imaging camera deal for Emona

    Emona Instruments has reached an agreement with Electrophysics Corp for the HotShot range of infrared thermal imaging cameras.

    October 3, 2007 0 comment

  • WA to get its own safety show in 2008

    The surging growth in Western Australia’s employment will bring a new, large workplace safety trade show and conference to the state.

    September 25, 2007 0 comment

  • New Materials Handling show

    Sydney Materials Handling will be a show dedicated to load, move and shift solutions, at The Safety Show Sydney.

    July 26, 2007 0 comment

  • China certifies Rockwells safety line

    Rockwell Automation has received the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) mark for a majority of its safety product lines.

    July 19, 2007 0 comment