Stolway and Refrigeration Engineering

Ben Adamson, engineering director of Stolway and Refrigeration Engineering, is a difficult man to track down because he’s on the move. He goes to some unusual places, like Egypt, Syria and Iraq. We tied him down in his New South Wales office long enough to tell us about the companies.

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Pacific Helmets (NZ)

From fighting fires in buildings or in the bush to rescue operations, emergency services, paramedic and police work, helmets are an essential part of many uniforms worn on the job by men and women daily around the world. They have to be not only tough, but designed and manufactured to exacting specifications and the highest possible international standards.

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Fitzroy Engineering Group

We tracked down Richard Ellis, managing director of Fitzroy Engineering Group, on the road between meetings. He’s a very busy man. Fitzroy, one of New Zealand’s largest heavy fabrication and multi-disciplined companies, has recently been acquired by Dialog Group Berhad (Dialog) of Malaysia and Richard is convinced this will considerably expand the ability of the company to compete on a global basis.

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DT HiLoad Australia

On mine sites, equipment has to be tough and built to handle demanding conditions. All machinery must be strong enough to handle plenty of wear and tear, especially dump trucks at coal, iron ore, and gold mines, as they haul thousands of tonnes of materials every day, and are faced with constant punishment.

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The City of Geraldton-Greenough

From a visit about a million years ago I remember Geraldton. One dim memory concerns the shoreline and the – to my mind – ugly railway line running between the sea and the town. Well, that’s all changed now. The line has been relocated to the southeast of the town, leaving the townsfolk with a beautiful new seaside leisure facility. This could be a good omen for the area’s future.

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Strategic Resources

There are 17 classified rare earth elements, many of which have strategic purposes. Rare in name only, these elements are anything but scarce as they are found all over the world. The challenge rare earth elements pose is during extraction, as they exist in low concentrations and are difficult to separate from one another.

September 26, 2017, 7:21 PM AEST