All posts tagged "Featured"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Managing contractor inductions, insurances and access rights

    The use and management of contractors has certainly changed dramatically over the last 10 – 15 years. It used to be that a paper sign-in book or a quick conversation with reception or a security guard was...

    • Posted June 1, 2017
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  • A game-changing material

    Customisation is the name of the game for Utah Trikes, a producer of trikes, quads and custom wheelchairs. President and CEO, Ashley Guy, said from the very beginning the company was all about personalisation. “We started making...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • Time to focus on the Health in OH & S

    By Mark Champion, General Manager Advocacy and Industry Relations, EMA About 1500 metres into a hillside on the West Coast northeast of Greymouth, at 3.44pm on the afternoon of November 19, 2010, a methane explosion, followed by...

    • Posted April 28, 2017
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  • Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanner now certified by Airbus

    Creaform, leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, has had its flagship metrology-grade portable 3D scanner, the HandySCAN 3D, certified by Airbus and will be added to the company’s next Technical Equipment Manual (TEM) release....

    • Posted April 17, 2017
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