Quanton, New Zealand digital transformation and business process automation specialists, has signed a deal with UK-headquartered Enate Ltd, to bring the next generation process orchestration platform to the ANZ market. This alliance marks the first and only partner focused on Australia and New Zealand for Enate. Garry Green, managing director/founder for Quanton, says: “The dealContinue reading “Quanton signs ANZ deal to provide ‘game change’ in automation”
Growing up Kiwi electrical engineer Irene Kaur wished she saw more female role models within the engineering industry. She hopes that she will inspire others to try this more traditionally male dominated path. Part of the attraction that is needed is to create a culture and ethos that are welcoming to women, and although KaurContinue reading “Irene Kaur – a much needed Kiwi role model for STEM industries”
Time will be the teller – along with Netflix maybe – of whether the brainchild of Glenn Martin will end up on our screens like the telling of Kiwi-engineering legend Burt Munro, in the Hollywood blockbuster, The World’s Fastest Indian. Martin, too, was a southerner. His garage – like Munro’s – produced an unbelievable pieceContinue reading “It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… its more quintessentially Kiwi Martin Jetpacks”
Could water be the answer to New Zealand’s steel industry lowering carbon emissions? Researchers at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University’s Robinson Research Institute collaborate with Wellington UniVentures and New Zealand Steel to test exactly that.
Equipment described as the “most advanced additive manufacturing technology in Australasia” has been welcomed onto the workshop floor by Invercargill-based Fi Additive.
Scientists hope that the deployment of new ocean-bottom seismometers off the east coast of Wellington will help reveal the earthquake and tsunami potential for a ‘locked’ part of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. But before then, plenty of work needs to be done.
The use of Robotics, Automation and Sensing (RAS) systems is significantly changing the way we do things. But the New Zealand Robotics, Automation and Sensing (NZRAS) network believes collaboration is missing from the equation – a RAS roadmap for the industry hopes to fix this.
As the shortage of skilled welders in New Zealand continues, industry training organisation Competenz has recently completed a feasibility study, in partnership with the welding industry, for a welding-specific pathway.
Putting untrained personnel at the operation of expensive plant equipment can be both dangerous and costly. It’s time for employers to have more open dialogue about training, says Roy Parlane, managing director at Prosoft. Accessible, equal opportunity A lack of tutors, resources and infrastructure has meant that certification in computer aided manufacturing (CAM) in NewContinue reading “Striving towards a trained workforce”
Duroweld’s Pipemaster SM-10 has only one purpose, but has attracted the attention of a company in Spain. Managing director of the Taranaki-based company Richard Mascull shares the process of exporting this product. “Just over three years ago we got an enquiry from the Canary Islands, and nothing came of it,” says Richard Mascull, managingContinue reading “An export journey”