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AccuWeigh Making a Difference to the Lives of Critically Injured Children

2019-06-13T16:15:00+09:30 2nd August 2018|

$500 was donated to the Day of Difference Foundation by AccuWeigh to support their valuable work to reduce the incidence and impact on children from critical injuries. The donation was made as part of AccuWeigh’s A Higher Cause initiative, now celebrating its tenth year. The Day of Difference Foundation is our Chief Executive Officer’s most favoured charity and, because of this, at least one donation per year from A Higher Cause must be made to the Foundation, resulting in over $3,100 donate… Read More

October – National Work Safe Month

2019-06-13T16:15:01+09:30 10th October 2017|

Work-related injury and disease cost Australian businesses $61.8 billion a year. Put another way, poor work health and safety costs $5,000 per worker each year and equates to 4.1 percent of Australia’s gross domestic product. October is National Work Safe Month and is a time when we celebrate that Australia is one of the safest places in the world to work, but also a time when we all commit to building even safer workplaces. AccuWeigh has a National Work Health and Safety (WHS) Committee, whic… Read More

Why Chain Of Responsibility Is Good For Your Business

2019-06-13T16:15:03+09:30 7th August 2017|

Chain Of Responsibility (COR) Legislation was developed by the National Transport Commission in consultation with key stakeholders as a framework for improved compliance across the road transport industry. The legislation (under the Heavy Vehicle National Law) aimed to ensure that every party in the transport supply chain – including employers, drivers, receivers of the goods, loading managers and primary producers – shares equal responsibility for ensuring that breaches of the road… Read More

National Bakery Replaces Aging Metal Detectors

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 25th March 2017|

  AccuWeigh recently replaced two aging metal detectors with two OCS model HC-M combination metal detector/check weighers at a national bakery’s Brisbane factory. These devices have greater sensitivity than the previous models and also provided the company check-weighing capabilities, essential for all food suppliers. One machine was installed on the pikelet line and the other on the muffin line. OCS is a world-recognised, high-quality manufacturer of food inspection equipment and AccuWeig… Read More

Horses Require Accurate Weighing for Peak Physical Condition

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 1st March 2017|

AccuWeigh Queensland recently serviced one of its horse weighers at a training stable located in Eagle Farm, a horse racing precinct suburb in Brisbane. The horse weigher is used to ensure that all horses in training are at an optimal weight and are in peak physical condition. To ensure that their horse weigher provided reliable weighing results, this customer asked AccuWeigh to service the horse weigher and ensure its calibration was precise. AccuWeigh performed the service and calibration prom… Read More

30 Years of Employment at AccuWeigh

2019-06-13T16:15:06+09:30 10th February 2017|

AccuWeigh’s National Quality Manager recently celebrated his 30th working anniversary with the one company. Andrew Goodair started out as an apprentice electronic service technician in 1987 with Queensland Weighing Machines in Brisbane. Queensland Weighing Machines was later acquired by AccuWeigh in 2003 and, later still, was merged with AccuWeigh Queensland, but still retains and operates under the same Queensland Weighing Machines ABN. Goodair confesses that, “Surprisingly not much has cha… Read More

AccuWeigh Backs Bravehearts

2019-06-13T16:15:07+09:30 5th February 2017|

AccuWeigh recently donated over $600 to Bravehearts (, a charity that solely exists to prevent child sexual assault in our society and to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child. The donation was made as part of AccuWeigh’s A Higher Cause charity initiative. Many charities centred on children have benefitted through AccuWeigh’s A Higher Cause program in the past, but this is the first time that Bravehearts has been a recipient of a financial… Read More

AccuWeigh Donates to Perth’s Telethon

2019-06-13T16:15:07+09:30 3rd January 2017|

AccuWeigh WA has donated $500 to Perth’s Telethon which was recently hosted by Channel 7 on Sunday, October 16 2016. The entire Telethon raised $26,290,154 to help the Western Australian community with medical equipment, research into children’s diseases and to supply vital medical equipment where it’s needed most. The opportunity to donate proved to be an excellent fit with AccuWeigh’s A Higher Cause charitable initiative, which seeks to give some of AccuWeigh’s quarterly earn… Read More

A Buyer’s Guide To Load Cells

2019-06-13T16:15:09+09:30 4th June 2016|

Load cells are highly sensitive transducers which are the essential heart of every weighing system. They are designed to sense force or weight under a wide range of conditions and there are different types and models to suit the various applications and requirements. Some types of load cell include: weighbridge load cells, on-board truck load cells, double-ended beam load cells, low profile load cells, tank and silo load cells, single point load cells and shear beam low cells. It’s always best… Read More

Is Your Waste Business ‘Wasting’ Time And Money?

2019-06-13T16:15:10+09:30 18th March 2016|

With ever-increasing amounts of waste and decreasing resources, escalating environmental concerns and rising input costs – the waste industry faces some tough challenges. And whilst the waste industry is in the business of getting rid of other people’s refuse, shouldn’t participants examine their own operations to eliminate sources of waste. An integrated approach to waste management could be the key to unlocking myriad benefits and developing more sustainable solutions over the long-t… Read More