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Konecranes' technician training centres are equipped with a range of real equipment
Supplier news
23/01/17 - Konecranes has launched a new technician training centre in Sydney, extending the organisation’s commitment to crane service and quality.
Uber Freight to launch early 2017
Editorial
22/01/17 - Transport revolutionist Uber is quietly rolling out a new service connecting shippers with trucks, Uber Freight.
McCain to move into robotic cold storage facility
Editorial
22/01/17 - McCain Foods Australia has announced a new contract agreement with cold storage provider, NewCold.
Moody’s lifts Fortescue rating on back of iron ore strength
Editorial
22/01/17 - Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) credit ratings amid a higher iron ore price.
Internet of Things puts brakes on fuel theft
Editorial
22/01/17 - An Australian manufacturer is using the Internet of Things to tackle fuel theft across the globe.
Alvi signal converters with isolation for test stands
Supplier news
22/01/17 - Alvi Technologies offers signal isolators designed to provide galvanic isolation to the sensors, transducers, actuators and devices used in test stands.
Rio Tinto
Editorial
19/01/17 - Rio Tinto has awarded a $70 million bulk earthworks contract to civil engineering company QBirt.
Engineering company PJL fined after worker crushed
Editorial
19/01/17 - Mechanical and engineering business PJL has been fined $225,000 after a worker was crushed and died at its Cobar workshop.
The Ichthys project
Supplier news
19/01/17 - Thermo Fisher Scientific supplied an integrated solution to the Ichthys LNG Project located off the coast of Australia.
China logistics giant to build Asia’s largest air freight hub
Editorial
18/01/17 - SF Express plans to build Asia’s largest air cargo centre, reaching areas responsible for 80 per cent of the country’s GDP within two hours.
Researchers create flame-retardant li-ion battery
Editorial
18/01/17 - ​Researchers at Stanford University have found a way to incorporate fire-extinguishing materials into lithium-ion batteries.
New valve cages (left) were wearing out far too quickly. New high-performance valve cages (right) suggested by Cut To Size Plastics
Supplier news
18/01/17 - Cut to Size Plastics recommended a high performance polymer to Euro Pumps to resolve issues with their nylon-encased Clean In Place (CIP) pump valves.

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