Cable Car Crash – Maintenance Matters

On the 23rd May 2021, news broke around the world regarding a tragic cable car incident in Italy. The funicular line transports people from the nearby resort town of Stresa, in the northern region of Piedmont, to the popular Mottarone mountain. Fourteen people on board were killed when the car snapped off the cable, plummeting twenty metres to the ground1.

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Australian Defence Force – Space Division

The Royal Australian Air Force will establish a Space Division, with the federal government investing $7 billion1 into space capability. The continued research into space domain awareness builds on our nation’s relationships with the United States and other key partners. It is expected that the Space Division will be launched in early 2022.

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July Meeting Point out now

AMCouncil July Meeting Point e-news is out now, packed with all the latest and greatest AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including links to some great technical articles, news, interviews and announcements. Check your inboxes now!

New asset powers the town of Mallacoota

AusNet Services recently installed Gippsland’s first community battery, powering the township of Mallacoota through a grid-connected energy storage system within its network.

The Mallacoota Area Grid Storage (MAGS) is a $7.5 million1 project aimed to greatly improve power reliability in the town. The project involves creating new energy facility including assets such as a large-scale battery, generator and associated equipment. 

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