A Whangarei-based engineering consultancy has used its experience of working in the aftermath of New Zealand's most recent earthquakes to develop an idea for a navigation and data system as part of NZ's effort to facilitate life in space. Christine Allen speaks to Adrian Tonks of Engin.Systems about how his team developed the system which came third in the northern regionals of the NZ Space Challenge this week.
As part of its continuous review of its marine lubricants logistics offering, Shell Marine has expanded its distribution network into New Zealand, also adding three new key locations to its delivery options – in Indonesia, Spain and Chile.
Jobs, huge cash boost from proposed city hub. A new engineering hub proposed for Dunedin is part of apush by New Zealand manufacturers to secure a lucrative slice of Australia's $A200 billion ($NZ214 billion) defence upgrade. Success could help deliver hundreds of new jobs, and tens of millions of dollars, to Dunedin, it has been suggested. The hub concept was being developed by Farra Engineering chief executive Gareth Evans,backed by the Dunedin Engineering Cluster and the Dunedin City Council.
The Swedish Steel Prize 2018 finalists have been named, revealing four innovative design concepts that utilize high-strength steel to achieve the highest possible performance. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on May 24.
Apr 14 - The forces of nature were on full display in New Zealand but so also were the forces of engineering when the Maintenance Engineering Society visited the Callaghan Institute in Lower Hutt for their Kaeser Compressors Network Evening in April.