The Industrial Revolution began in Britain during the 18th century, delivering a seismic shift in the approach to manufacturing and production. Agrarian societies transitioned from rural to urban, dominated by machine manufacturing and industry. Mass production factories offered both greater volume and variety of produced goods. These advancements were coupled with improvements in the transportation, … Continue reading 3D printing: Is the next industrial revolution on our doorstep?
Australia is home to a population of 25 million people and, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of AUD1.69 trillion (USD1.19 trillion) as of 2017, is the 13th-largest national economy by nominal GDP. In 2018, Australia registered the largest median wealth per adult, derived from a total net worth of Australian households of AUD8.8912 trillion … Continue reading Australia postpones adoption of Euro 6 until 2027
For some time, automobile manufacturers have been concerned that high phosphorus levels may negatively affect engine performance. As early as 1977, an SAE technical paper entitled “Engine Oil Phosphorus Effects on Catalytic Converter Performance in Federal Durability and High-Speed Vehicle Tests,” by Spearot and Caracciolo, confirmed that phosphorus derived from engine oil adversely impacted catalyst … Continue reading Exemption for phosphorus limits will no longer apply from May 2020