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Last Call for SCADA Systems for Industry Course

Last chance to register for the popular, live and online course - Practical SCADA Systems for Industry scheduled for June 28, 2016. This comprehensive course covers the essentials of SCADA systems. Register Today!

Lithium Batteries Conference - Sydney, Australia

IDC Technologies hosted the inaugural Lithium Batteries Conference in Sydney, Australia on the 24th & 25th May 2016.  This event was created for anyone with an interest in solar, electric vehicles, distributed energy storage, dangerous goods safety, mining, battery recycling and technology advancements in relation to lithium batteries.  

2nd Safety in Design Conference - 19th May 2016 – Melbourne, Australia

IDC Technologies hosted the 2nd Safety in Design Conference on the 19th May 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. The event aimed to discuss the issues involved in Safety in Design and to help reduce the number of safety incidents through pre-emptive design. The event covered hazard identification and risk assessment methods early in the design process to eliminate or minimise safety risks.

6th Safety Control Systems Conference – Melbourne, Australia 2016

The 6th Safety Control Systems Conference was held on the 18th May 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. The event featured ten presentations from industry professionals, all of whom come from various technical backgrounds. These presenters came from a range of companies such as; Schneider Electric, NHP, I & E Systems, TUV Rheinland, Siemens, and more.

The event had a strong focus around the new second edition of the IEC 61511, IEC 61508, AS 4024, and cyber security.

2nd Dangerous Goods Conference - Perth, Australia

IDC Technologies was excited to host the 2nd Dangerous Goods Conference in Perth, Australia on March 23 & 24. The primary aim of this conference was to explore the variety of dangerous goods incidents that occur locally and nationwide every year and to provide practices and strategies to prevent accidents and reduce the overall number of incidents. 

Perth Engineering and Technology Roadshow

Steve is on the road again with his Engineering and Technology Roadshow! Next stop....Perth on May 19th, 2016 from 3pm - 5pm.

Register to attend or simply to receive the presentation slides. Places are limited!

Lithium Batteries Production in China

Lithium – What is it?

Lithium batteries are commonly used in consumer electronics but the global interest in lithium batteries of late has generated state-of-the-art breakthroughs in lithium battery technology opening up new markets and applications. The trend seems to be moving away from traditional lead acid batteries in favour of lightweight lithium based batteries. The technology is developing so quickly that Standards Australia has recently announced it is forming working groups to update the current standards in relation to energy storage.

The 2016 Southern African Roadshow

Steered by Steve Mackay, IDC Technologies and Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) hit the Southern African roads during January and February of 2016.

Windhoek, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg were the cities visited this time around and the welcomes were warm...

Automation; what will it do to jobs?

"The last few years have seen numerous studies pointing to a bleak future with technology-induced unemployment on the rise. For example, a pivotal 2013 study by researchers at the University of Oxford found that of 702 unique job types in the United States economy, around 47% were at high risk of computerisation".