All posts by Mike Wheeler

Export legislation aimed to make food exporting easier

A draft of a Bill introduced to parliament – the Export Control Bill 2019 – is designed to strengthen the competitiveness and productivity of Australian agriculture. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, said the Bill would make it easier for exporters to do business by untangling existing legislation and allowing for the certification of a … Continue reading Export legislation aimed to make food exporting easier

Cost reduction through efficient energy-saving motors

Nord Drivesystems recently launched a synchronous motor which boasts a significantly higher energy efficiency (IE5+). This motor can be supplied with or without a fan. It is also suitable for wash-down and intralogistics applications when incorporating a nsd tupH surface treatment. According to managing director for Nord Drivesystems in Australia, Max Jarmatz, this latest generation … Continue reading Cost reduction through efficient energy-saving motors

Prawn health check developed by CSIRO

Australians will be enjoying more Aussie-grown prawns this Christmas thanks to a new prawn health check developed by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO. The new test uses CSIRO’s ‘Shrimp MultiPath’ technology, commercialised by Brisbane start-up company Genics, which spun-out of CSIRO to tackle the global challenge of food security and quality. It comes as the … Continue reading Prawn health check developed by CSIRO