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Hazardous areas worksites that contain electrical equipment are required by law to comply with all corresponding Australian standards and regulations. If you don’t comply to these standards, not only do you risk the lives of your employees, but your organisation may not be covered by your current insurance. There are hundreds of standards and certifications […]

If your company isn’t currently looking at better ways of working, then you may not be up-to-speed with the latest developments in lean manufacturing. Becoming lean as a business outfit can help you cut costs by being less wasteful, which in turn enables the business to be more energy efficient.   What is lean manufacturing? […]

When it comes to saving energy, it is becoming increasingly apparent that Australia’s manufacturing sector is left a little lacking. According to a recent Government energy report, the manufacturing industry accounts for up to 18% of Australia’s overall energy consumption. While the idea of cutting energy costs may be a little daunting for many Western […]

The world has been through a turbulent decade in terms of the global economy with very few countries escaping the global downturn and increase in energy prices. Businesses have suffered to varying degrees and are now looking for ways to cut costs and future proof their organisations Automation is one of the areas where businesses […]

Technology is all around us, wherever you go and whatever you do, technology is now as much a part of our lives as the weather or getting from A to B. Automation is the beating heart of this phenomenon and is beginning to flex its technological muscle in every industry. In the workplace environment, technology […]

Working in a high-pressure environment with heavy machinery requires the full concentration of all staff members to ensure workplace accidents can be avoided. More and more businesses are opting for automated solutions to not only bring greater productivity to the team, but to create a safer, more compliant and injury free work environment. At Auto […]

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07
Jul
Automation in the Drilling Industry

We recently enjoyed the opportunity to talk with Jamie Wade from Australasian Drilling Magazine on the role automation is playing in the drilling industry. Both our Managing Director John Watts and Sales and Marketing Manager Rob Nunn, spoke of safety being the primary driver around the growing adoption of automation and auto control systems on […]

09
Jun
3 key changes in the new AS/NZS 61439 electrical standards.

AS/NZS 61439 is a series of standards for low voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies for the Australian and New Zealand market. Our previous article gave a broad overview of the new testing and verification processes that are now required as part of the standard. This article goes into more detail of some of the […]

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