Posts tagged as Australia

Vineyard map opens doors to global regions

Developed by Consilium Technology in Adelaide, South Australia, the Geospatial Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture (GAIA) analysis algorithm scans high-resolution satellite images of Australia’s wine regions to identify where vineyards are located and how many vine rows are planted. Funded by Wine Australia, the scan replaces the old Australian Bureau of Statistics paper-based sector survey, last […]

Lidar company expands its global presence

Riegl has announced the expansion of its global presence in Australia and Oceania. The new office will provide the company with direct representation throughout Australia and New Zealand, offering full support to its existing distributors CR Kennedy and Geospace. The new office will primarily focus on the airborne/UAV sectors, whilst its partners will continue to […]

Optimising electrical asset maintenance

The Machines 2017 conference, which will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia between 30 October and 1 November 2017, is an opportunity to learn best practice solutions for business-critical electrical asset management. This year’s conference focuses on optimising electrical asset maintenance – progressing to on-condition maintenance. See how the optimisation of […]

Using bird-resistant insulators on high-voltage transmission lines

Ararat Wind Farm, Australia’s third largest wind farm, uses enhanced silicone polymer (ESP) insulators on the 132 kV powerline to reduce weight, improve speed of installation and increase span lengths. These insulators are also bird resistant which is critical because the powerline is located in a high bird strike zone. The Ararat wind farm, which […]

Energy experts back renewables after massive outage

  A South Australian news service reports that renewable energy experts have gathered in South Australia to defend the use of solar and wind power in the aftermath of a state-wide blackout. According to the news service, The Lead, the state of South Australia is still recovering from the electricity outage of 28 September 2016, […]