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Baird says container cap a “generous” decision
Editorial
27/09/16 - Despite the NSW state government initially denying there was a cap on container ships for the Port of Newcastle, it is now claiming the decision was good.
Report claims congestion costs Australia $3.3 billion annually
Editorial
22/09/16 - More than $3 billion worth of time is being lost per year due to traffic in Australia’s busiest cities, according to research conducted by TomTom.
Cylinders lift heavy weight from maintenance managers' minds
Editorial
22/09/16 - ​As cost pressures intensify on the construction, infrastructure and energy sectors, the last thing companies can afford is delays to heavy lifts.
Transformer can reduce weight on train's traction component
Supplier news
21/09/16 - ABB unveiled its next-generation traction transformer designed to reduce the weight of on-board components and ensure more energy-efficient rail networks.
Rail battery charger form factor shrinks by 80 percent
Editorial
18/09/16 - ABB will launch a next generation battery charger based on silicon carbide (SiC) power semicon­ductors for use in all rail applications.
G20 summit agrees to forum monitoring China's pledge to cut steel oversupply
Editorial
06/09/16 - The two-day Group of 20 leaders' summit has agreed to the creation of a "steel forum", which would monitor China's pledge to cutting its steel output
3rd Generation Family Business Worldpoly Shortlisted for Australian Technologies Competition Award
Supplier news
29/08/16 - Australian owned and run 3rd generation business Worldpoly is amongst 38 of Australia's leading technology companies short listed into the Australian
US Supply Chain Management Institute to bring supply chain methods to Australia
Editorial
23/08/16 - For the first time in Australia, LSC Solutions has partnered with US supply chain management institute (SCMi) to bring leading US supply chain management
Maintenance Management and safety in The Workplace
Editorial
21/08/16 - An unmaintained piece of equipment is a dangerous one.
$2.3 billion NSW train contract will see carriages made in Korea
Editorial
18/08/16 - The NSW government has awarded a $2.3 billion contract for 500 intercity train carriages to a multinational consortium, with the trains to be made
Ogura HRS-935 Cordless Hydraulic Lifting Cylinder
Supplier news
14/08/16 - The HRS-935 cordless hydraulic lifting cylinder is commonly used for industrial site work and factory based operations.
Whyalla tense as Arrium future remains uncertain
Editorial
11/08/16 - The uncertain future of the Whyalla's main employer, the Arrium steelworks, continues to trouble the city, with a significant capital injection

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