• Businesses to benefit from new Institute for Business Research

    Businesses and industry groups will be able to access the latest management thinking and research expertise with the launch of the Institute for Business Research at the University of Waikato. The new institute, to be launched at...

    • Posted November 30, 2010
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  • Engineering Excellence Award winners announced

    The winners of the 2010 New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards were announced in Wellington on Thursday 24 November at a gala dinner hosted by MC Linda Clark and attended by more than 350 people which was held...

    • Posted November 26, 2010
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  • There will be answers

    The tragedy at Pike River Coal mine is being felt by the whole country and around the world.  It is rare that New Zealand has an industrial mishap of this magnitude. The mining industry in New Zealand...

    • Posted November 25, 2010
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  • NZ’s liquidity depends on overseas perceptions

    Policy changes are needed to cure a declining foreign debt position say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). Standard and Poor’s has put New Zealand’s credit rating on negative outlook. Treasury Secretary John Whitehead has...

    • Posted November 23, 2010
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  • Comment: Are our trades dying?

    The New Zealand Herald has picked up on our Acton Tools article from October issue of NZ MANUFACTURER which shows the level of concern for the future of the manufacturing sector. Peter Rocque is a toolmaker who...

    • Posted November 23, 2010
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  • Is the food and beverage sector suitable for Competitive Manufacturing?

    Can the concepts of Competitive Manufacturing apply to the Food and Beverage Sector? Many of the tools and techniques used have been developed in the automotive and electronics industries, and we are often asked how they can...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Regional business partners being found

    NZTE and TechNZ (the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology’s business investment programme) have appointed the first organisations to our new joint network of 14 Regional Business Partners and are close to finalising the entire network of...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Transmig 175i

    The Cigweld Transmig 175i is a self contained single phase multi process welding inverter that is capable of performing GMAW/FCAW (Mig), MMAW (Stick) and GTAW (Lift Tig) welding processes. The unit is equipped with an integrated wire...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Exchange Platform for Energy Experts

    Energy efficiency in buildings was the topic of the day for just on 100 participants at the one day conference organised by the New Zealand German Business Association in early November. Experts from Germany were in attendance...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • World record with Leister

    Crystal Lagoons Corp.’s concept and technology enable to build crystal clear water bodies in almost unlimited dimensions thanks to its uniquely new and patented concept. In a region where the sea is too rough and thus unattractive...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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