• Lincoln University opens food research centre

    Lincoln University has launched a new research centre to be known as the Centre for Food Research and Innovation (CFRI). The new Centre aims to promote food science and technology through research, innovation, industry outreach and educational...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Fuel funnel filters contaminants

    A new type of fuel funnel that filters out harmful dirt, particles and water, which could potentially damage any engine, is now available in New Zealand. Just introduced as part of the popular Mr Funnel range, the...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Tough new inspection lamp

    Shedding enough light on a poorly lit work area makes the task easier and that’s the role of the new ‘See Ezy’ heavy-duty L.E.D inspection lamp. The lamp is ideally suited to the most demanding mechanical and...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Geomagic Group represented by Bay CAD Services

     Last year 3D Systems purchased Alibre Design Inc., and recently rebranded the Alibre product line to fall under Geomagic, a brand that will ultimately represent all 3D Systems software offerings under the new Geomagic Group name. 3D...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Cyborgs, a fusion of man and machine

    Cyborgs are gradually working their way into our lives. The general representation of a cyborg is that seen in science fiction films of a fusion between man and machine. A direct interface between the brain and the...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • FactoryTalk View software enhances operator experience

    Manufacturers, particularly those in process industries, can gain increased functionality and an enhanced operator experience with the latest version of FactoryTalk View human-machine interface (HMI) software. FactoryTalk View Site Edition (SE) and Machine Edition (ME) 7.0 applications,...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Trade mission member has early Christmas present

    -By Doug Green We are already half way through the year. The momentum, so far, for manufacturers, has been steady and improving. The trick is to keep it going as we look down the road towards Christmas...

    • Posted July 31, 2013
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  • Time to focus on the value of tertiary education

    Education performance information should include measures of value, says BusinessNZ.  Information released today shows improved achievement levels in the courses and qualifications completed by students in New Zealand tertiary education organisations. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly has...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Economy making gains, but with house price pains

    Some events seem to be going New Zealand’s way with the economy making steady progress as it recovers from the deep recession during 2008 and 2009, according to ASB’s latest Quarterly Economic Forecasts. ASB Chief Economist Nick...

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • Regional education information good step forward

    The release of regional education achievement information today on the Ministry of Education’s website (www.educationcounts.govt.nz) has been welcomed by BusinessNZ.  BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the information needs to be used to increase the achievement of...

    • Posted July 18, 2013
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