• Women leading the way in software engineering

    Three women form most of the University of Waikato delegation to the Engineering Interactive Computing Systems conference (EICS) to be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 26-29 June. Software engineering doctoral students Jessica Turner and Sapna Jaidka, and...

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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  • From Americas Cup to dinosaurs – SAFE’s evolutionary growth pains

    The Maintenance Engineering Societies Kaeser Compressors Network Evening series has provided a firsthand view of the evolutionary change taking place across New Zealand manufacturing and engineering as industry adapts to the modern world. The struggles facing industry...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Higher skills and regional focus positive – but no panacea for employers

      BusinessNZ says Labour’s immigration policy has a positive focus on higher skills and regional concerns, but the overall tightening of migrant numbers could be difficult for business. Labour proposes to tighten skills criteria, place more consideration...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • What next?

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    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • The business of technology

    The Technology Investment Network (TIN) Investors Guide has drawn its information from the top 200 New Zealand technology firms. Highlights of the Guide include: *Revenue growth in 2016 came from Auckland and Northland 12.2%. Hamilton 11.1%. Central...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • Substantial growth for Nautech

    It is just coming up to two years since Nautech experienced an unforeseen event which resulted in a substantial loss of business. Through no fault of the company the business lost revenue amounting to around 35% of...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics are transforming the manufacturing space; and data is the new currency. Currently, human intervention is needed for logical and reasonable decision making; however, with the rise of cognitive technologies,...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • SouthMACH 17 is a wrap!

    And what a show it was! The second time for SouthMACH under new ownership of XPO Exhibitions was a ‘blockbuster’ in 2017. Held at the Horncastle Arena, Christchurch on the 24th and 25th of May, the Mainland’s...

    • Posted June 13, 2017
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  • Student designing his own solutions to new challenges

    Mark Cooper is a person who gets on with things. Mark was a shepherd and began coming up with ways which would allow him to still use a ute. He needed a hoist to get his electric...

    • Posted June 2, 2017
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  • More practical and applied skills needed

    Commenting on the Science Technicians Workforce report by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope said the problem of undersupply of technical science skills was similar to shortages in other areas such as engineering....

    • Posted June 2, 2017
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