Wednesday 28th Jun, 2017
Fletcher's installed hopper and pneumatic conveying vessels.

Powder handling system rejuvenated at Fletcher International

A powder handling system that ran for 11 years from 1997, handling limestone and soda ash, has been refurbished and…
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KEECH Innovation and Quality Manager Dr Bala Hebbar.   pic by Andrew Perryman.

Keech using 3D printing to halve product development time

Keech’s new 3D printing capability enables its product development team to make models of custom components, using feedback collected directly…
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Stress analysis is an important part of forensic engineering.

Forensic analysis a key to root cause of failures

Forensic engineering consulting specialist Soto Group says a pattern is emerging where savvy mining companies initially engage the organisation for…
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Bradken-built wagons in Kwinana, WA. Photo: Bradken

Bradken merger talks still on table despite market unease

Consumables supplier Bradken has said merger talks with Chilean outfit Magotteaux are still on the table, as the former announced…
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Isaac Plains Maintenance Improvements. Image: Ausenco

Spanish firm strikes deal with Ausenco

Brisbane-based engineer Ausenco has announced a strategic alliance with Spanish multinational construction firm Duro Felguera, with the two companies looking…
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Engineering sector responds to downturn with job cuts

Reports of job cuts at several engineering firms are thought to suggest the downturn in key sectors is being compounded…
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Image courtesy Soto Group

Flow patterns might explain silo collapse

In the aftermath of the sudden collapse of a Cement Australia silo at Osborne near Port Adelaide, ABHR has sought…
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Brian Hodges

Bradken boss to retire

Long time Bradken CEO and MD Brian Hodges will step down from the company in a difficult period as it…
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