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Cool cuttings - the waterjet option
28/08/14 - For small to medium operations that value versatility and economy over speed and precision, waterjet cutters are one of the best metal cutting options.
Seco extends its range of solutions for turning superalloys and hardened steels
Supplier news
07/08/14 - Seco has widened its range of efficient solutions for demanding materials with further additions to its high-performing turning grades, TH1000 and TH1500.
The typical portable CMM is composed of three axes, an X, Y and Z.
Supplier news
20/01/14 - Stationary and portable metrology probing systems have evolved from traditional single point tactile probes to advanced scanning laser probes.
How to become a mining supplier
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.
Titanium powder used to 3D print automotive parts for the first time
10/12/13 - This breakthrough will see greater use of titanium in components across the automotive, aerospace and defence industries.
Melbourne manufacturer installs Australia's largest smart solar array
21/11/13 - The array includes 340 Upsolar smart modules and will power Hilton Manufacturing’s sheet metal fabrication plant in Dandenong.
Super duplex stainless steels ensure that the valves can be used in more aggressive industrial environments involving high temperatures and potentially corrosive water supply.
20/11/13 - Maric Flow Control is tapping into growing world demand for its hand-crafted water valve technology.
Seven job losses at Mapal Australia in Ballarat
29/10/13 - Specialist tool manufacturer Mapal Australia will cease production at its Ballarat factory in November and, as a result, seven employees will lose their jobs.
Kevin Adler, managing director of Ogis Engineering.
Supplier news
28/10/13 - Sydney-based metal working business Ogis Engineering recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
The 3D printed titanium shoes could take up to half of the weight off a traditional aluminium shoe allowing the horse to travel at new speeds.
17/10/13 - CSIRO scientists have custom made and 3D printed a set of titanium shoes for one Melbourne race horse.
David Armston, Secretary of  The Manufacturing & Engineering Institute of Australia
19/08/13 - As a bridge between SMEs and the broader industry, MEIA helps share new ideas and the latest technologies to everybody in the industry.
13/08/13 - The MEIA is running a MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE SEMINAR, the first of their regular quarterly Seminar Programmes, on Thursday 29th August 2013.

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