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  1. 19.08.2019
    19.08.2019
    by      In
    The current industry focus on the dangers of silica dust has more to do with creating awareness of the problem than it is to do with any new causal discovery. However, it is clearly an awareness campaign that is long overdue.
    The causal link between respirable silica dust particles and the disease... Read More
  2. 24.07.2019
    24.07.2019
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    This October, Australian manufacturers will have the opportunity to learn how to reduce their energy costs and improve operational energy efficiency, with Melbourne to host the inaugural Energy Efficiency Expo alongside All-Energy Australia.
    Developed from a partnership between Reed Exhibitions and... Read More
  3. 01.07.2019
    01.07.2019
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    Almost three years of growth in Australian manufacturing came to an end in June, with the Ai Group Performance of Manufacturing Index falling into negative territory for the first time since August 2016.
    While the decline is minimal, it comes on top of a slowing rate of growth in May, attributed at... Read More
  4. 14.06.2019
    14.06.2019
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    Cloud computing uses a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to process and store data, rather than a personal computer or local server. Clouds may be limited to a single organisation (private or enterprise clouds), available to many organisations (public clouds) or a combination of both... Read More
  5. 15.05.2019
    15.05.2019
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    Bang on the schedule defined by its roadmap, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has opened up its Manufacturing Academy - an online resource designed to equip Australian manufacturers with the knowledge to prosper in the 21st century.
    The Academy website is an impressive resource, comprising... Read More
  6. 10.04.2019
    10.04.2019
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    Austech 2019 will cover every aspect of modern manufacturing, from the smallest of jobshops to the giant original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) – plus of course the suppliers who provide their state-of-the-art technology. This year’s exhibition will feature OEM displays from BAE Systems Australia... Read More
  7. 01.04.2019
    01.04.2019
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    Ever onwards and upwards, albeit at a slower rate, the Ai Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index continued in positive territory in March 2019, falling three points to 51.0.
    The six manufacturing sectors saw clear winners and losers, with the food, chemicals and textiles sectors all expanding... Read More
  8. 01.03.2019
    01.03.2019
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    Australian manufacturing got back to work in February after a turgid mid-summer period with the Ai Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index recovering further to a respectable 54.0. This marks a continuing recovery from the flat 50.0 in December 2018 and the mildly growing 52.5 in January.... Read More
  9. 21.02.2019
    21.02.2019
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    As information technology (IT) departments become more sophisticated and improve their identification and response to cybersecurity breaches, many manufacturing companies (particularly at the SME scale) are becoming more susceptible to cyber attacks via their operational technology (OT).
    According... Read More
  10. 13.02.2019
    13.02.2019
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    With the 2019 show set to be the biggest Austech 2019 yet, organiser AMTIL has come up with a novel approach to help visitors optimise their time at the event.
    Featuring all of the key machine tool dealers, all under the one roof, Austech 2019 will showcase a vast array of state-of-the-art... Read More