Here’s your guide to engineering events around the world, brought to you by NZ Engineering News magazine:

National Manufacturing Week

Tuesday 9th of May – Friday 12th May 2017

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center – Melbourne
Experience Australia’s largest showcase of manufacturing innovation, information & inspiration.

VANZ Conference 2017


Tuesday 16th of May  – Thursday, 18th of May

Novotel Lakeside Hotel – Rotorua
Conference attendees click here and exhibitors click here. Be quick to book in for what is going to be a great annual conference!

Keynote introduction: Tod Bear is coming back to VANZ 2017! Tod gave us some great practical presentations last year and enjoyed spending time with the VANZ community so much he has kindly offered to support us again with a visit in 2017.  This year Tod is going to be giving a presentation on “Vibration analysis driven precision maintenance”. This is the heart of what the VANZ community is about and with Tod’s many years of experience it will be defiantly be one that is not to be missed.
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Southmach 2017

Wednesday 24th May – Thursday 25th may 2017
Horncastle Arena – Christchurch
SouthMACH, the South Island’s largest event for the manufacturing, engineering, electronics and technology industries has been called an amazing success by both visitors and exhibitors.

Piling and Deep Foundations New Zealand 2017

Thursday 29th June – Friday 30th June 2017
Crowne Plaza – Auckland

Held on 29 – 30 June 2017 at Crowne Plaza in Auckland,  Piling New Zealand 2017 will focus on ways to optimise pile and deep foundation design, providing cost effective, safe and efficient operations, and performing accurate site investigations through best practice testing techniques.

National maintenance Engineering Conference

14th, 15th and 16th of November 2017

Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton

Preceded by a Public Day featuring training opportunities and a Public Trade Expo representing: engineering supplies, careers and employment, hydraulics, pneumatics, bearings, software, preventative maintenance, condition monitoring, electric motors. The National Maintenance Engineering Conference is the jewel in the crown for the maintenance engineering and engineering supply community.

Corrosion & Prevention 2017

Sunday 12th November to Wednesday 15th November 2017

International Convention Centre – Sydney

The annual ACA conference is a four (4) day gathering of world experts on corrosion mitigation. This will be a premium networking event as well as a source for the latest information concerning corrosion mitigation.  Entitled Corrosion & Prevention 2017, the conference will comprise a program of keynote presentations and technical papers under a range of industry ‘streams’, integrated with an exhibition which will showcase products and services of the corrosion mitigation industry. Over 500 delegates are expected to attend from industries such as; protective coatings, water, defence, building and construction, mining, oil & gas, cathodic protection, power and more.


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