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Workers in Queensland will have better protection under a new health and safety law for industrial manslaughter, which penalises guilty employers of up to more than $13 million in penalties. A senior officer may also be liable for the immediate death of an employee due to negligence, or when the individual dies from their sustained injuries. When found guilty, the at-fault...

Choosing between a plasma and laser cutting machine can be confusing since these two are among the most common cutting systems for industrial applications. Plasma vs. Laser Those who want accurate and precise cuts should consider laser over plasma, while the latter is a better option for cutting thicker metal sheets. For instance, some plasma systems could cut metals with...

API 653 is a set of rules for checking aboveground storage tanks or ASTs. These rules make sure welded storage tanks used for liquids stored at air pressure will continue to work properly. API 653 also has rules for moving, repairing, and changing anything about an existing AST built according to the API 650 or API 12C standards. It may seem like a lot of trouble for just...

Have you ever thought of running your own supermarket? If you have a knack for selling retail products, then it’s likely that the thought has crossed your mind before. The great news is that opening a supermarket is easier than most other business, provided you know what you’re doing. If you already have a business plan, you’ll need the following things to start...

In mining, civil construction and mining applications that involve the measurement of fluids, it is always important to keep track of the fluids’ volume that is flowing in the pumping system. Nonetheless, it is crucial you get your pumps, flow meters and other pumping parts from leading brands to ensure you get quality products that will offer you an extended service...

In the logistics industry, companies often opt for cost-efficient but effective operating system. The technology used in transporting and managing goods, supplies, and facilities is always changing. Companies are replacing time-consuming conventional manual loading of trucks with new systems that complement the manual systems but also improves the flow of production. Modern...

If you’ve never owned a boat, you may be thinking that finding the right one is a complicated process. But this does not have to be the case. By asking yourself the right questions, you can make informed decisions and end up with the ideal watercraft for you. Here are four questions that can help you the right boat for you. What size is enough? The size of your boat...

Do you want to expand your business premises or need extra storage space? If yes, container sheds and dome shelters are excellent options to consider. However, different factors go into choosing the right shades and shelters for you. First off, consider the particular application you plan to use the shade and shelter solutions. The following are the three types of dome...

Building a workplace is a step-by-step process. Business leaders are expected to consult various professionals before constructing the building, installing equipment or machinery, and handling security. This is important because the materials used for a workplace is different from those used at home. For example, industrial stairs are used because they could be more...

Plumbing is a diverse business sector that is overrunning with growth opportunities for the discerning entrepreneurs. Taking proactive measures can help you gain an edge in the market and grow your business. Evolving technology is continually changing the plumbing sector, and as such, you need to stay ahead of this curve if you’re to grow your business. Thankfully, these...