ARANZ Geo recognised for global success

Tim Schurr and Shaun Maloney. ARANZ Geo Limited, a recognised world leader in the visualisation and interpretation of geological sciences, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 Champion Canterbury Business Awards in the Global Operator category. ARANZ Geo has built a global reputation in the mining industry in particular as the developers of […]

Building skills in the Manufacturing industry

Mathew Vandy, Industry Manager. As your industry training organisation (ITO), Competenz is working with your industry to review your qualifications. The aim is to develop a simpler, more relevant suite of qualifications that makes it easier for you to grow skills, careers and businesses in the manufacturing industry. This review is known as a ‘Targeted […]

Reduce development risk

Offering both tools and services, Maplesoft Engineering Solutions help engineers validate and optimise product designs, produce extremely fast simulation code for hardware-in-the-loop and other types of simulations where execution speed is critical, and develop specialised analysis and design calculation tools. Maplesoft Engineering Solutions also support model development for model predictive control, an advanced technique used […]

Designing and troubleshooting 802.11ac networks correctly the first time

There is now a range of new 802.11ac features in AirMagnet Survey PRO/Planner and AirMagnet WiFi Analyser PRO to help organisations optimise their migration or co-existence path to the new 802.11ac technology standard. With new modeling applications, toolkits, and the industry’s only 3×3 portable capture and analysis capability, businesses can now leverage the industry’s first […]

Delcam launches new PowerMILL CAM for five-axis machining

Delcam has launched the 2015 version of its PowerMILL CAM system for high-speed and five-axis machining. The new release includes improvements to the Vortex high-efficiency area-clearance strategy, improved collision checking to also cover near misses, and more efficient raster finishing. The Vortex area-clearance strategy produces safe toolpaths with a much deeper cut by using a […]

Army helicopter can fit in your pocket

It weighs 16 g, can fly for up to 20 minutes, and fits in the palm of your hand. It’s the Prox Dynamics PD-100 Black Hornet, a mini helicopter which uses embedded cameras and a digital data link to provide real-time video for ground troops. Information is king on the battlefield, and this pocket-sized UAV […]