Issartel – HIFraser aims to build submarine industrial capability

An ambitious international/Australian partnership is seeking to build Australian sovereign industrial capabilities in three key areas of technology to be installed on Australia’s future Attack class submarines. Issartel – HIFraser is calling for manufacturers skilled in high precision machining, boiler making, welding, surface and heat treatment services. The company is a combination of Sydney-based H.I.…

eSAT Global to provide global connectivity for Smart Paddock’s cattle tags

By Stuart Corner eSAT Global — a US company planning to use existing geostationary satellites for IoT applications — has scored its first Australian customer: Smart Paddock, developer of a livestock monitoring tag. Together, the two companies say they will seek to provide over $9 billion in benefits to the Australian meat and livestock industry.…

How to start your Industry 4.0 journey – by John Broadbent

By John Broadbent, leader of Industry 4.0 Workshops – getting the rubber to hit the road Improving manufacturing performance is key to ensuring all resources are being utilised in the most efficient and sustainable way. Fundamentally, it’s about doing more with less, whether it’s utilities, raw materials, waste or people. The large majority of manufacturing…