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Jake’s Swirlesque glove in action. (Image: Jake Coppinger)
Editorial
30/01/14 - From a glove which controls computers to bikes made from bamboo, the finalists in this year's Awards cover a diverse range of engineering innovations.
A revolution revolt? The next stage of mining automation
Editorial
30/01/14 - Automation is an inescapable part of mining's future, but what role will it really play?
The item (split into its component sections and pictured above) would cost about US$26 to make with the MarkOne 3D printer.
Editorial
29/01/14 - The printer will help bring carbon fibre to more engineers and others curious about the ultra-strong, lightweight composite.
Bike helmet 3D printed on the Objet500 Connex3 Colour Multi-material 3D Printer in one print job using VeroCyan, VeroMagenta, and VeroYellow (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.)
Editorial
28/01/14 - The Objet500 Connex3 combines droplets of three base materials to produce parts with virtually unlimited combinations of materials.
SolidWorks World 2014 update: Mechanical Conceptual will reduce CAD overhead
Editorial
28/01/14 - The second day of the SolidWorks World 2014 conference has seen the host confirm a release date for its new Mechanical Conceptual product.
The new Ford F-150 breaks through a wall during the 2014 NAIAS press conference.
Supplier news
16/01/14 - Historically the automotive industry has been a trendsetter for manufacturing as a whole and today is no different, says Siemens President.
Two US students reinvent humble cardboard box [video]
Editorial
10/01/14 - Two undergrad students from the United States have reinvented the humble cardboard box.
How to become a mining supplier
Editorial
11/12/13 - Tightening market conditions means Australia’s burgeoning equipment, services and supplier sector is having to up the ante to secure mining contracts.
3D animation of the control room of the Remote Operations Centre at Roy Hill.
Supplier news
11/12/13 - Project includes a greenfield iron ore mine, mine process plant, heavy haul railway system from mine-to-port and a remote operations centre in Perth.
Self-driving cars and autonomous robots: where to now?
Editorial
22/11/13 - Michael Brünig examines the future of automation.
Engineering professionals convene in Texas for Automation Fair
Supplier news
21/11/13 - Rockwell Automation event brings together industry leaders showcasing solutions that enable a connected enterprise.
Advanced manufacturing may benefit from mind controlled robots.
Editorial
15/11/13 - Robots that are controlled by the human mind may be able to help workers in the field of advanced manufacturing, according to a US research team.

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