• NZ economy – changing down a gear?

    Forward-looking indicators give cause for optimism in the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast. The Forecast for the September quarter signposts economic growth at an annual rate of around 3 percent, at mixed levels across various sectors and regions....

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Aerospace inspection gear takes off

    The AeroCheck Eddy Current Flaw Detector is fully capable of all the typical eddy current inspection applications on an aircraft including paint thickness, sub-surface and surface crack detection. The AeroCheck is ideal for inspecting areas such as:...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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  • New PowerINSPECT inspection software launched

    The latest release of Delcam’s PowerINSPECT inspection software has a new interface with new icons that make the software more intuitive and even easier to use. Other enhancements in the new version include the ability to create...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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  • Robots benefit plastics technology company

    “One of the most appealing aspects of Universal Robots’ new generation of industrial robots is they no longer require specialist knowledge to operate.”       Pic: Steve Wilson High labour costs and geographic remoteness have meant...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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  • Employers & Manufacturers congratulate John Key and National – seek acceleration of unfinished business

    The Employers and Manufacturers Association extend hearty congratulations to the re-election of Prime Minister John Key and National. “Business will be pleased and relieved with the re-election of the government,” said EMA chief executive Kim Campbell. “We...

    • Posted September 21, 2014
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  • Used cigarette butts offer energy  solution

    A group of scientists from South Korea have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines to store energy. The researchers have demonstrated the material’s...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Market more premium products to boost China sales

    New Zealand exporters struggling to meet Chinese demand for commodities such as milk powder, logs and lamb flaps, should look to market more premium products to an increasingly worldly, wealthy Chinese consumer, according to Shanghai-based economist Mary...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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  • Used cigarette butts offer energy story solution

    A group of scientists from South Korea have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines to store energy. The researchers have demonstrated the material’s...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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