A technical advance based on an edible salt could revolutionalise solar power.
The conclusions of a new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics) – the most widely used pesticides in the world – confirm that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial invertebrate species and are a key factor in the decline of bees.
Global logistics automation company Dematic has announced an enhancement to its suite of Wireless LAN support services for Australian and New Zealand warehouses with the addition of a Wireless LAN Remote Monitoring service, which optimises wireless network coverage at all times, and avoids costly business downtime.
A Federal Government report into how Australian companies can succeed in manufacturing has lauded the example set by specialist tapware and safety technology producer Enware Australia.
A US hospital has implemented new mobile facility and work order management apps for iOS and Android that increase the efficiency of hospital technicians who repair equipment across large campuses and enable the immediate rerouting of employees to respond to critical malfunctions as they happen.
Automatica, the biannual international trade fair for automation and mechatronics, held earlier this month in Munich, drew a record number of visitors. The fair showcases robotics, assembly and handling technology, supply, sensor, drive and safety technology, positioning systems, software and more.
The first Australian survey of Activity Based Working (ABW) and technology within the workplace has just been undertaken.
With Building Information Modelling (BIM) becoming an important aspect of building design and management, Dulux Australia has launched a range of free content and plugins for Revit, the building design software for BIM.
This year’s Lightfair, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, has just concluded in Las Vegas. Not surprisingly there was a blizzard of product announcements.
Helping preserve most metal surfaces against corrosion, MilCorr VpCI Shrink Film provides complete product storage protection, including for shipments.
The 2015 Milan Expo will include a pavilion with an air-cleaning façade designed by Rome-based architectural practice Nemesi & Partners.
ICAM, an Italian supplier of automated storage and filing, has announced a new interactive stock picking system.
At its World Wide Developers’ Conference this week, Apple announced new versions of its desktop operating system OS X, and its mobile operating system iOS.
June 4 is World FM Day. Initiated by Global FM, a worldwide alliance of member-centred facility management organisations, World FM Day aims to raise the global profile of the facilities management profession.