Science and Engineering Open Days to offer insights into tertiary study

More than 200 secondary school students from throughout the North Island will have the opportunity next week to experience a day in the life of a science or engineering student at the University of Waikato. The University’s Faculty of Science & Engineering is geared up to host the annual Science Open Day (Wednesday, July 8) […]

Exporters support TPP move forward

Exporters support TPP move forward

ExportNZ says the vote by the US legislature to move forward with the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement will be welcomed by New Zealand exporters. ExportNZ Executive Director Catherine Beard said the successful conclusion of a deal would encourage more investment in export business and benefit the New Zealand economy. Catherine Beard warned that the US […]

TPP momentum good for New Zealand

TPP momentum good for New Zealand

New momentum towards the Trans Pacific Partnership is good news for New Zealand, says BusinessNZ. Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly said the US decision to fast-track negotiations brings the deal within sight. “New Zealand negotiators will be seeking the best deal possible for dairy and other products, and seeking to move forward in services and elsewhere. […]

Increase revenue by increasing productivity

Increase revenue by increasing productivity

Katalin Csikasz, TechPro Plus Interested in increasing revenue by streamlining processes, mass-producing products and increasing production volume in your factory? TechPro Plus, an Auckland based company can help you with this. We specialise in engineering solutions for manufacturers and are experts at streamlining processes with a strong focus on output efficiency. A recent project, which […]

Science and Engineering post-graduate scholarships launched

The University of Waikato’s Faculty of Science and Engineering is offering 50 post-graduate scholarships for B Semester 2015 that provide the opportunity to work on specific projects with world-leading experts. The scholarships – valued at more than $250,000 – are for two or three years and include research support. They are available in a wide […]

Added value through maintenance

Added value through maintenance

Over the last years, the subject of maintenance has clearly gained significance. Not surprising, after all complexity and degree of automation are increasing continuously with modern processing machines. Forward-looking strategies reduce the risk of malfunction and down times, increase the service life of machines and thereby ensure constant production quality. If a high-tech processing machine […]

Making the most of connected machines

Making the most of connected machines

By Ian Raper, Regional Vice President, Riverbed Australia & New Zealand Automation and the rise of smart, Internet-connected manufacturing equipment (known as M2M or the Internet of Things depending on the device) stand to deliver previously unimaginable productivity gains and cost-savings. While these new technologies promise to simplify the production process, this influx of connected […]

Delcam webinar on PowerMILL Advanced Simulation & Verification now online

Delcam webinar on PowerMILL Advanced Simulation & Verification now online

In the picture: The Advanced Simulation & Verification module in Delcam’s PowerMILL provides comprehensive checks on machine-tool projects.   Delcam has made available for download its recent webinar on the Advanced Simulation & Verification module in the 2015 R2 release of the company’s PowerMILL programming software for five-axis and high-speed machining. To download the webinar, please […]

Managing the “Internet of Things”

Managing the “Internet of Things”

  Many existing systems lack an IoT management platform. Researchers have developed a software platform designed to manage and control devices for “Internet of Things” (IoT) systems. The platform can be tailored for everything from city management sensors and devices to controlling home appliances. The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging technology in which […]

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