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ACCC proposes to allow agribusinesses joint purchasing of energy
The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to allow businesses in the new Eastern Energy Buyers Group (EEBG) to run joint tender processes for electricity and gas. EEBG’s members operate in the agriculture industry and are industrial energy users. Members have significant operations in Victoria and some operations interstate. The proposed joint tender process … Continue reading ACCC proposes to allow agribusinesses joint purchasing of energy
Silvent Pro One air gun
The award winning Silvent Pro One air gun is now available at Spray Nozzle Engineering Australia and New Zealand.
Sugar Research Australia releases performance report
Sugar Research Australia has released a comprehensive report on its performance for the 2016/17 financial year, with this publication explaining how SRA has delivered return on investment for its industry and government investors.
Food, drink and medicine breakthrough seeded
Worldwide production of food, beverages and medicinal plants could become cheaper and more reliable using information from a germination breakthrough by La Trobe University and the University of Western Australia scientists.
2018 AIP National Conference calls for speakers
The Australian Institute of Packaging is inviting potential speakers to submit abstracts for consideration for its 2018 National Conference to be held in Surfers Paradise in May.
In-line speed controllers
SMC has unveiled two new in-line speed controllers, one with an indicator and the other without, which complement the existing Elbow and Universal types. The AS and the AS-FS controllers are designed to give operators greater control, flexibility and cost savings. The AS speed controller has a push-lock type knob which allows operators to set … Continue reading In-line speed controllers
Session Ale joins Coopers Beer Family
Coopers Session Ale is a refreshing summer style beer with tropical fruit notes and an aromatic hop character from the Galaxy and Melba hop varieties used in this brew.
Australia facing $22 billion obesity bill by 2025
Today is World Obesity Day and the spotlight is shining on the staggering costs and continued impact of obesity.
Murray Goulburn retrenches 60 transport workers
Murray Goulburn will sack 60 workers in response to the reduction in milk supply and its milk collection needs.
DOSIC – The compact stainless-steel sensor for flexible flow measurement
The new non-contact DOSIC ultrasonic flow sensor is used to detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids.
Dairy looks to solar energy solutions
Dairy Connect and renewables supplier, Solar Bay, have announced an alliance designed ultimately to build dairy producer solar energy technologies and funding packages.
Meet the manufacturer taking on unchartered territory
Seeing an opportunity in the market creates the foundations for a successful manufacturer yet it sometimes takes a leap of faith to help the business thrive. At Inoxpa, a small team in Victoria is taking its specialist food and dairy technology to a new stage. For a manufacturer that already adds value to the food … Continue reading Meet the manufacturer taking on unchartered territory
Communication solution for IIoT era
The ICX35-HWC Industrial Cellular Gateway from ProSoft Technology provides the ideal communication solution for system integrators and OEMs who monitor devices that are in hard to reach spots.
Coles expands grass-fed beef range
Customer demand for high quality, grass-fed beef has resulted in a doubling in the number of Aussie farmers required for the national launch of Coles’ grass-fed range at all supermarkets this week. With Coles’ research revealing 79 per cent of customers want meat that comes from animals raised and fed naturally, Coles is now offering … Continue reading Coles expands grass-fed beef range
Dairy export engine warms up
Global dairy markets remain buoyant, however concrete signs of sustained supply growth from major exporters suggest global prices have peaked in the current cycle, according to Rabobank’s latest Global Dairy Quarterly.
International Riesling Week Starts in Canberra
One of the biggest international promotions of Riesling starts today at the Albert Hall in Canberra.
Isuzu signs on with MEGATRANS2018
Truck manufacturer Isuzu has announced its support of multi-modal supply chain event MEGATRANS2018, joining the show as a Platinum Sponsor.
Automated tomato harvesting at KAGOME
Most of us enjoy the great taste of nutritious tomatoes – as pure and fresh crops, tomato sauce, or with pasta. Around 20 million Australians eat 22 kg of processed tomatoes per head annually. Founded in 1899, the Japanese tomato processor KAGOME boasts more than 100 years’ experience in the tomato growing and processing industry. … Continue reading Automated tomato harvesting at KAGOME
Allegro Funds buys Everest Foods
Sydney-based turnaround firm Allegro Funds has purchased Everest Foods, a manufacturer and distributor of premium ice cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen desserts. Established in 1958 and based in Melbourne, Everest Foods’ brands include NorgenVaaz and Gelateria brands and the Everest gelato brand. The company has a unique platform underpinned by leading agile production capabilities, long-standing … Continue reading Allegro Funds buys Everest Foods
Redeveloped 2018 Drinks Industry Show tailored to industry needs
Extensive pre-show industry research has resulted in a redesigned 2018 Drinks Industry Show that will deliver the sector the innovative, high-level boutique event it’s looking for.