SPIRIT satellite achieves Earth orbit featuring Australian technology

A landmark nanosatellite mission supported by the Australian Space Agency, SpIRIT, has lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, USA, aboard a Falcon 9 rocket and has entered a polar orbit 513km above Earth.. The Space Industry Responsive Intelligent Thermal nanosatellite (SpIRIT for short) is the first Australian satellite to carry a foreign…

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Victoria’s SEC bets big on massive battery storage

Victoria’s newly established, state-owned State Electricity Commission (SEC) has announced a massive first investment which will help infrastructure company Equis build a $1 billion battery, one of the world’s biggest in the state. Premier Jacinta Allan and Minister for the State Electricity Commission Lily D’Ambrosio turned the first sod on the Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub…

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New Insights from Old Factories – Metroglass unifies multiple software systems

Metroglass is Australia and New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of double glazed windows with seven Australasian processing plants and twelve retail sites, and the problem it faced was pretty typical of many manufacturers. Rapid expansion saw the company with a plethora of software applications, legacy solutions, and underinvestment in IT and infrastructure, resulting in inconsistent data,…

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Russell expands range of mining mill lining machines

Mill relining systems Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Russell Mineral Equipment (RME), has expanded its mineral processing liner exchange machine range with new larger and more automated systems. The expanded range introduces additional Russell Mill Relining Machine (MRM) models with an increase in rated capacity for medium to large grinding mills, made possible by a modular,…

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