10 Incredible Things You Can Make With 3D Printers
Near the end of the movie “Skyfall”, there’s a scene in which James Bond and M drive out of the city in a classic 1960 Aston Martin DB5, the distinctive silver Bond Car first used in Goldfinger in 1965. Later —and this is a slight spoiler — the car is shot full of holes with assault rifles and blown up with a helicopter.
Orica boss calls for action on exchange rate
Explosives and chemicals manufacturer Orica says while its exposure to the exchange rate is limited, the high dollar is “hollowing out” the rest of the economy and hurting manufacturers.
ArcelorMittal posts $343m loss
Global steel giant ArcelorMittal has reported a first quarter loss of $343 million, down from a $92m net profit a year ago.
Self-regulation not enough to ensure safety: MIT research
Governments must take an active role in ensuring factory safety and the issue cannot be left to companies alone, according to research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Union push for 75% local content on new project
The AMWU says a plan to build a new rail link in Sydney’s north could create thousands of extra jobs if the materials are sourced locally.