• IIoT gateways allow  communication with power grids

    A new family of Industrial IoT gateways for Smart Grid applications, the Anybus SG-gateways, enable communication between industrial applications and energy protocols. This communication is the very basis for the so called “Smart Grid” where power plants...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • What is smart manufacturing?

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Energy ministers and business leaders to meet at Resilience Summit

    The growing importance of resilience is demonstrated in the calibre of delegates gathering in New Zealand’s capital next month for the Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit hosted by the World Energy Council and BusinessNZ Energy Council. Energy resilience...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Construction sector forecast to remain a major economic contributor

      New Zealand dwelling building activity to strengthen further post-Christchurch rebuild Driven by strong activity particularly in Auckland Amid housing demand from its population growth and a shortage in housing supply Infrastructure construction to be boosted by...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • New innovations for NMW 2016

    National Manufacturing Week, Australia’s largest, longest running manufacturing industry event, returns to Sydney (May 11 – 13), with industry ‘firsts’ to help propel the industry into the future. Key to this year’s program are co-located events, high...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • New sustainable business leader

    Abbie Reynolds has been appointed as the Sustainable Business Council’s new Executive Director where she will continue to build its successful work leading sustainable business practices in New Zealand. The Sustainable Business Council has 85 members, including...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Plastics economy report blueprint for a circular future

    Applying circular economy principles to global plastic packaging flows could transform the plastics economy and drastically reduce negative externalities such as leakage into oceans, according to the latest report by the World Economic Forum and Ellen MacArthur...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • IIoT and design engineers in the future

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is furthering its reach into engineering and design. Connected machines will give plant engineering operations the opportunity to identify points of inefficiency, improve upon those points, and in turn, improve profitability. To further discuss how...

    • Posted February 28, 2016
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  • Time for Exporters to Shine

    It’s time for exporters to shine and share their success stories. Judges of the Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards 2016 – Auckland and Waikato, are looking for exporters from a range of sectors to enter into...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Rockwell Automation TechED comes to New Zealand

    Optimise your production data, increase yield, reduce energy costs, build secure networks and much more in beginner to advanced training.  New Zealand will host the global Rockwell Automation TechED event on 21-23 March 2016 at the Pullman...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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