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AGGAT research makes its mark in Belfast

Our AGGAT engineers Dr. Lei Chen and Dr. Haiam Abbas attended and presented at the recently held third consecutive Engine Organic Rankine Cycle Consortium (EORCC) workshop 2016 in Belfast, North Ireland. The conference attracted more than 100 representatives both from university and industry sectors of the Organic Rankine Cycle technology, 44 researchers, including four keynote…

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AGGAT test rig fabrication progressing

Working with Advance Boiler Services (ABS) in Hamilton over the past few months to design and develop a test rig – we’re pleased to say we’re on the verge of a major step towards energy technology development. This test rig will allow testing of individual components such as heat exchangers and expander type devices in…

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The luck of the Irish is in our sights!

We’re looking forward to our AGGAT Research engineers attending the third annual Engine Organic Rankine Cycle Consortium Workshop in Belfast, Northern Ireland this month. Hosted by the Irish Queen’s University Belfast from 14th to 16th September, this conference brings together OEM’s, suppliers and researchers involved in ORC systems, component development and manufacturing worldwide to leverage and share…

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Record attendance at design and analysis of welded connections seminar

The seminars took place in Hamilton, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown in July/August. Around 120 professionals attended the events, a record high for this series! Welded connections are subject to high levels of loadings in bridges and buildings in seismic zones, as well as in construction equipment, machinery etc. Achieving satisfactory performance in welded joints…

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Call for comment – Addressing skill issues in our industry

The concern of skills shortages is something worrying many businesses around the world, and for the New Zealand engineering sector it’s no different. We’re starting to see serious skills gaps in our workforce which could strongly affect our ability to deliver quality work for our future pipeline. To address those and other issues COMPETENZ has…

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Australian Steel Research Hub taps our expertise on the shoulder

Long gone are the barriers separating New Zealand and Australia from doing business together – and nothing showcases this more than our recent attendance at the Australian Steel Research Hub workshop where we were invited to share our expertise with industry leaders across Australasia. Aug52016 Not only was this a fantastic networking opportunity to identify…