Orange County designed eChopper, uses Siemens Clean Electric Technology Siemens Australia brings the first fully electrified high-performance motorcycle, the eChopper, to Australia at the Pacific2012 Maritime Exposition in Sydney today. The eChopper electric technology has already been applied to commercial and defence vehicles allowing for innovative
Recent additions to Linfox’s fleet for Tesco Lotus in Thailand are reducing carbon emissions. In a statement from the company, ‘Eight new compressed natural gas (CNG) Isuzu FR 86 trucks are now contributing to Linfox’s goal to reduce its rate of
Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand (CCANZ) will undergo a $15 million overhaul, investing in a new technology that will see CCANZ design and self-manufacture its own PET plastic beverage bottles using fewer raw materials. With a further investment of $9 million
In the midst of the CSG debate between gas companies and the Greens, International Energy Agency jumped out and rejected Greens claims that the big coal-seam gas export plants planned for Gladstone could emit as much carbon as coal-fired power plants.
This post is originally published on Australian Mining While the impact of wireless technology in warehouse and transportation management was discussed in the late 90s and the industry was quick to “cut the cord” on wired and paper systems, the
Opposition for the proposed carbon tax is mounting as Amcor, BlueScope Steel, Boral and multiple Australian manufacturers join resources to oppose the tax. Manufacturing Australia is the recently formed lobby group aiming to delay the carbon tax legislation.
Much has been written about the rights and wrongs of the Australian carbon tax, but only a few shed some light on how manufacturers can benefit from the situation. Visiting Dassault Systèmes executive Bertrand Sicot has the answer: Sustainable Innovation.