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Getzner buys stake in Vibration Solutions

Getzner Werkstoffe GmbH has acquired a stake in Australian distribution partner Vibration Solutions Pty Ltd. Getzner manufactures polyurethane materials for applications in the railway, construction, HVAC and industry sectors. The materials are used for the insulation and isolation of vibrations and structure-borne noise. With this investment in the Melbourne-based firm, Getzner is strengthening its position […]

Public Comment

Draft standard for pliable building membranes

Standards Australia has released a draft titled “Pliable building membranes and underlays: Materials” for public comment. The document sets out the requirements for materials for use as pliable building membranes (also known as sarking or underlay), when used either independently or as a facing to other materials, such as insulation materials, and as control functions […]

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Natural refrigerant trade show goes virtual

Brussels-based natural refrigerant group Shecco will be launching what has been touted the world’s first natural refrigerant virtual trade show for the HVAC&R industry on September 1, 2020. The free-to-attend online exhibition will give HVAC&R industry professionals remote access to the latest natural refrigerant solutions during the pandemic, says CEO of Shecco, Marc Chasserot. “It […]


Dairy farmers eligible for energy grants

Dairy farmers are now eligible to receive up to $20,000 in business grants to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and lower on-farm emissions. The Dairy Farming Business Grants are part of a $40m Energy Efficient Communities Program that is designed to help eligible businesses effectively reduce energy bills and slash related emissions. The grants […]


Dwyer’s room pressure monitors

The Series RPMC StabiliSENSE and Series RPME FlexiSENSE are room pressure monitors from Dwyer Instrument. They are designed for critical low differential pressure applications that require stringent pressure, relative humidity, temperature, air change, and/or door status monitoring and alarming. Both can be configured to monitor positive or negative pressure in protected environments and clean manufacturing areas. Both […]

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VET in a world of digital disruption

The Digital Transformation Expert Panel is running virtual consultations to identify how Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) system can most effectively respond to the digital change unfolding across industry and its impact on the nation’s workforce. The panel says the talks with peak industry bodies, state training authorities, VET regulators and training provider peaks […]

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Schedule HVAC technicians via Cloud-based app

vWork is cloud-based job scheduling and dispatch software for HVAC and refrigeration businesses. It makes dispatchers and technicians more efficient and improves service reliability, says the namesake company. At a time when pandemic restrictions are forcing HVAC businesses to work smarter and respond more nimbly to unprecedented changes, the company says that their automated customer […]


The $5b green hydrogen project

A $5bn green hydrogen-based ammonia facility powered by renewable energy will be constructed in Saudi Arabia. Air Products announced that they had signed an agreement with ACWA Power and NEOM for the plant, which will be equally owned by the three partners. The project will supply 650 tonnes per day of green hydrogen, via electrolysis […]