On the 25th of May at 1:45pm Queensland Coal and gas were generating about 5,300 MW out of a total of 7,500 MW. Then Unit 2 at Callide C exploded taking 400 MW of generation off the Queensland grid. Immediately its twin also disconnected, whether due to damage or safety reasons is not clear. However […]
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Dean McCarroll, Managing Director of Okuma Australia & NZ will be presenting Advance Machine Tool Cutting Technologies
Peter Crock – Medical Cannabis – A new manufacturing industry for Australia
Marteen Burger & Dave Budge from Jaunt Motors – Australia’s largest electric conversion workshop – making Electric Vehicles for Adventure
Ross Garnaut EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOCKDOWN
Chris Stoltz will provide a brief background about manufacturing in Bendigo and the work of the Fraunhofer initiative. Josef will talk about technology upgrades and manufacturing expansion at MSD
Ross and Lyn George present “How innovation breeds innovation – the Austeng case-study”
Max, George and Thomas are the founders of Admix Pty Ltd and their current focus is building software tools to make programming effective toolpaths easier.
Steve Dowey from Sutton Tools will discuss the adoption of the adoption of the industry 4.0 framework in companies.
After seeing all the commentary about the risks of power shortages when Yallourn closes, let’s examine the numbers. Victoria and South Australia currently have a significant excess power generation capacity. In the last six months Victoria’s net exports were 2,300 GWh, roughly 40% the output of Yallourn while its gas plants only ran at 5% […]
While I am not attempting to downplay findings that sea level rise is happening faster than expected, last year was yet another equal hottest year, methane emissions are climbing etc, here are some things that are happening which are hopeful signs; Regenerative or restorative agriculture is already a major priority in China and is becoming […]
Just to cheer you up a bit, this is focused more on Australia: It is an edited extract from my end of year speech to the Victorian Vernier Society As far as I am aware, no members of our group or their families have had significant health impacts from Covid. In some parts of the […]