7 Reasons Why Warehouse Robots Beat Traditional Automation

| September 1, 2018

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In 2020, global retail e-commerce sales are expected to grow to $4.88 trillion, more than double 2017 figures. The Amazon effect is at the heart of this e-commerce boom: consumers are empowered to demand what they want and when. These demands aren’t what they used to be, catching retailers and service providers ill-equipped to keep up.

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Established over 50 years ago, today McRaes Global remains a 100% owned New Zealand owned specialist hydraulic, engineering and control company. Our head office is located in the heart of Whangarei’s port and industrial area and with a large workshop facility also in Auckland; we have the resources and capability available to assist our customer base throughout New Zealand.

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Local construction continues with safety protocols in place

Article | April 7, 2020

The city’s leadership hosted a Community Chat with Mayor Eric Niemann tonight through videoconferencing. Besides the mayor, City Manager Chris Workman was also on hand to answer any questions. At a point in the meeting when Niemann and Workman were taking questions, I threw out a couple of questions, including the status of local developments in town. For example, Millpond Crossing construction workers have continued to build houses - and that’s allowed under the governor’s order - but I wondered if any precautions were in place.

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How investing in infrastructure can build a better quality of life

Article | May 7, 2021

Every five years, in the approach to the Welsh Parliament /Senedd Cymru elections, I put together a Manifesto for ICE Wales Cymru outlining our recommendations for the future with the aim of influencing the new ‘order’ and achieving what we consider to be important goals. This year our report is making three main recommendations in the areas of Resilience, Skills and an Infrastructure Pipeline.

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Nurturing female ambassadors in STEM from a young age

Article | March 9, 2020

It’s widely recognised that the global STEM sector has struggled to recruit more women into science, tech, engineering and mathematical careers. In line with this, female student enrolment globally, for STEM-related subjects at degree level is particularly low with only 5% of women choosing natural science, mathematics and statistics. The gender gap is still wide open and schools need to be doing all they can today to enhance the educational experience of young females across the country.

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Creating a custom Thermal Asset for a Revit Material - early energy modeling with Insight

Article | May 20, 2021

When using the Autodesk Revit + Insight workflow for early architectural energy modeling, and using the Detailed Items option which uses the Thermal Assets associated with each Revit material, it is often necessary to create a custom asset for a specific product.

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McRaes Global Engineering

Established over 50 years ago, today McRaes Global remains a 100% owned New Zealand owned specialist hydraulic, engineering and control company. Our head office is located in the heart of Whangarei’s port and industrial area and with a large workshop facility also in Auckland; we have the resources and capability available to assist our customer base throughout New Zealand.

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