demm engineering manufacturing January 2009

Demm Engineering & Manufacturing January 2009

Equipment and Materials

A roundup of technologies and services designed to increase the productivity, efficiency, and safety of New Zealand’s engineering and manufacturing sector. Product of the Month is the Strahman M-5000 Mixing Unit/Hose Station that produces hot water instantly from a steady supply of steam and cold water.

Water Treatment & Wastewater Systems

Jenny Baker begins this special feature with a report on the recent wet well refurbishment programme on Auckland’s NorthShore. Other feature highlights include a look at the dissolved air flotation process for separating solids from liquids, the latest in flow rate measurement technology for full and pressurized pipe applications, and Burkert’s latest insertion meter.

Materials Handling

Industrial-strength powered conveyor systems, smart new fuel storage options, specialist machinery extraction and installation services, narrow-aisle forklifts – get up to speed with the latest in materials handling equipment.

Safety in the Workplace

How do you deal with drugs and alcohol in the workplace? Who is the latest player on the working at height safety scene in New Zealand? What are the newest tools for keeping workers safe on the job? These questions and more are addressed by our special safety feature this month.

Industry Training

News and views from the training industry. Of special interest is the series of one day maintenance and reliability seminars lined up at the MIT and its focus on achievement in maintenance engineering. Plus, meet the Tool Blacks off to the WorldSkills International Finals in Canada.

Columns, News & Events

Our regular employment and maintenance columns, plus who and what is making the news and what industry events are coming up.

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