How smart, green technology will give Australian manufacturers a competitive edge

How smart, green technology will give Australian manufacturers a competitive edge

Australia’s manufacturing industry is making a comeback, with the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index indicating a strong pace of recovery, and a faster rate of expansion.[1] This is largely being driven by federal government investment in the industry, particularly in areas such as green manufacturing. As the government continues to invest in building the manufacturing sector,…

Three ways to achieve scalability in Australian manufacturing

Three ways to achieve scalability in Australian manufacturing

Digital manufacturing is the future. The demand for personalised, just-in-time manufacturing continues to grow, coupled with pressure on Australian manufacturers to adopt sustainable practices and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To meet current and future needs, Australian manufacturers must have systems in place that facilitate agile, scalable operations in real time. Smart, connected products can send customer data…

FAQ’s for Autodesk’s three new Cloud offerings: Autodesk Docs, Autodesk BIM Collaborate and Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro

FAQ’s for Autodesk’s three new Cloud offerings: Autodesk Docs, Autodesk BIM Collaborate and Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro

An overview of each new Autodesk Cloud offering: Autodesk Docs: Autodesk’s centralised document management solution on Autodesk Construction Cloud and included in the AEC Collection next year. Autodesk BIM Collaborate: Autodesk’s new offering for non-authoring team members will help project stakeholders to follow along with real-time design progress and annotate design clashes BIM 360 Design…

AutoCAD 2022: See what’s new

AutoCAD 2022: See what’s new

Get to Know AutoCAD 2022 – Pushing design forward AutoCAD 2022 drive designs forward with automated and connected workflows, includes industry-specific toolsets and AutoCAD web and mobile apps. Let’s dive into how you can benefit from what’s new in AutoCAD 2022.   Streamline drawing review cycles with Trace Trace improves digital collaboration, letting you work…

Five technology trends in Australian manufacturing

Five technology trends in Australian manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is here and manufacturing stands at its centre. Using transformative technologies that now connect the physical world with the digital world, manufacturers can offer highly customised products to enhance the customer experience. New forms of human-machine interaction, as well as advances in artificially intelligent technologies, give manufacturers better connectivity between their customers and…

Three factors impacting the rebirth of Australian manufacturing

Three factors impacting the rebirth of Australian manufacturing

After many years of industry stagnation, manufacturing is experiencing a rapid resurgence, spurred by global supply chain issues that emerged during COVID-19. The Australian government is investing heavily in this sector through its Modern Manufacturing Strategy that aims to help manufacturers scale up, improve competitiveness, and build more resilient supply chains.[1] The government has identified…

Advance Steel – Using Autodesk Docs to Compare Model and Shop Drawing Versions

Advance Steel – Using Autodesk Docs to Compare Model and Shop Drawing Versions

Keeping track of changes in a design can be challenging at various stages of the project. However, with the compare tool function in Autodesk Docs and Autodesk Advance Steel, we can now track these changes and see what has been added, deleted or modified.   Because the compare tool can be used with both Revit…

Inventor 2020.2 Update and Inventor Roadmap

On November 14th, the Inventor 2020.2 update was available. This update focused on delivering on user requests. All in all, over 15 user-driven enhancements were implemented with this update. Here are a few highlights: Part Modeling Based on feedback, Autodesk continued to add functionality to the Hole Command. This update includes a “Return to Hole”…

BIM 360 Sync vs Publish

BIM 360 Sync vs Publish

“I sync my Revit model regularly, but it is not the same as the BIM 360 model” If this statement is something that you have said in the last couple of months, then you are not fully aware of the process of getting a live Revit model updated in BIM 360. Since the release of…

Project Explorer in Civil 3D

Project Explorer is an Add-on to Civil 3D and an all-in-one hub for managing the contents of and extracting information from Civil 3D models. Project Explorer has been released with the Civil 3D 2021.1 update and also works with Civil 3D 2020 and is available exclusively with Civil 3D in the AEC Collection. It has a tabbed…