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Our Top Technology Insights for 2017

Posted by Admin on Tue, Dec 20, 2016 @ 16:12 PM

Our Top Technology Insights for 2017

We love technology of all shapes and sizes. Here we share some of the technology and trends we’ll be watching in 2017.

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Squeezing the Most Out of Aging Equipment

Posted by Deon McHatton on Mon, Dec 19, 2016 @ 10:12 AM

 

The lightning fast rate at which we embrace new technology, has made items such as mobile phones and laptops almost disposable. Yet, According to the Wall Street Journal, most industrial machinery in use today, is at least 10 years old.

New Industrial equipment, requires a scale of investment that many organisations just can’t commit to in a constrained economic climate, leaving plant operations faced with the challenge of maintaining aging equipment.

For our SAGE Service department, ‘failure of electrical parts or equipment’ is the number one cause for emergency service support call outs.

Here are our tips for getting the most from your equipment.

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The number 1 challenge our clients face

Posted by Laura Mabikafola on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 @ 13:12 PM

 

 

This year, we have surveyed a significant segment of our customers across industry, to better understand what challenges they face and to ensure that we as a partner, continue to offer services which support them to solve those challenges. They told us that the key challenges they face are...

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The future of intelligent road infrastructure is upon us (and our cars are driving themselves!)

Posted by Admin on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 17:07 PM

With the Australian population on track to reach 30 million by 2030, and traffic accidents costing the Australian economy in excess of $27 billion per annum, it is no surprise that road infrastructure is set to remain high on the agenda of both the federal and state governments well into the future.

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Preventing Breakdowns and Downtime

Posted by Admin on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 16:07 PM

Specialist Engineering Support 24/7

If you could conceive of a world where you had access to the country’s very best engineering specialists and technology solutions, why would you ever need to build dedicated in-house capability?

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Is Data Loss the Biggest Threat to Australian Manufacturers in 2016?

Posted by Admin on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 16:07 PM

Achieving Near Zero Downtime

The ever-increasing utilisation of big data is revolutionising the way Australian manufacturing companies do business. Today’s manufacturers are using advanced analytics to increase yields and reduce costs, with data analysis delivering insights which allow companies to improve process performance and streamline their operations.

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Achieving near-zero downtime with preventative maintenance and condition monitoring

Posted by Admin on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 16:07 PM

Few things eat into manufacturing profitability as significantly as unplanned downtime incidents.

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Preventative Maintenance – The Key to Fast Breakdown Recovery

Posted by Admin on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 16:07 PM

Times are hard for the manufacturing industry. As we know well, the Australian manufacturing sector of the future will feature specialised, innovative companies which know the importance of productivity and efficiency.

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Meeting Safety Standards in Cyanide Management – A Case Study

Posted by Admin on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 16:07 PM

Orica aims to make a safer working environment through assisting those working with sodium cyanide to employ safe and efficient handling practices.

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Going from a wireless dial up service to an IP based wireless devices is not as easy as old for new

Posted by Admin on Mon, Jul 04, 2016 @ 11:07 AM

Here are 5 key learnings from performing these types of upgrades.

2G services, having operated for more than 20 years, are widely found within industrial equipment, like smart meters and other devices which transmit very small amounts of data.  If your equipment relies upon this type of device, migrating to an IP based wireless device will no doubt be high on your business agenda right now.

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