‘We Need to Talk’

How to Break Bad News to Your Boss                                                                               By Megan Alexander, general manager Robert Half New Zealand No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. Even if you have a positive relationship with your boss, there are conversations you probably dread, such as explaining that you made a mistake on an important report. […]

‘There’s Brass in Muck’

This expression has never been more apt as more companies are realising that there really is hidden value in wastes.  Recovering solids or liquids from your waste stream is no longer the domain of the “environmental greenies’ – it actually makes a great deal of financial sense! By assessing the opportunities within your processes to […]

World first robotic legs provide new option for wheelchair users

When Hayden Allen was spinal cord injured five years ago he became a full time wheelchair user and doctors told him he’d never walk again. Today a revolutionary product developed by Auckland-based company Rex Bionics has enabled Hayden to walk again. Hayden has been one of the first people in the world to use Rex, […]

Never underestimate the importance of brand

Michael Holt, Managing Director, gardyneHOLT design Our country and our industry is based on a practical sense of getting things done, usually with little fuss or fanfare. However, times are changing and in particular we’re less reliant upon our domestic markets to offer sufficient demand, especially with our own markets wide open to competition from […]

CADCAM gives racing supplier power and precision

‘Power Through Precision’ is the company motto at MBE Cylinder Heads and Manifolds.  MBE achieves both precision and power by using Delcam’s PowerSHAPE design software and its PowerMILL machining program.  To see how, watch the Delcam TV video on www.delcam.tv/delcam-video.asp?VideoId=79.  Founded in 1997 by Matt Bieneman, MBE is located in the heart of America’s racing […]

Environment drives quest for 21st Century storage technologies

The current debate about the best construction materials and technologies for big industrial and municipal liquid storage tanks is not new. Ever since lead in wine and water was blamed for contributing to madness and the decline of the Roman Empire, planners have been very careful about where they store and process both potable water […]

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