Georgia Smith

The Australian Government is updating the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s investment to better align national priorities.

NAIF investment pivots to focus on economic and social development

The Australian Government is updating the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s (NAIF) investment mandate to better align national priorities to projects that deliver economic, social and community outcomes for northern communities. Read More

BluGlass secures $4.3m to fund growth and launches SPP offer

Global semiconductor developer BluGlass Limited has received $4.3m in commitments from institutional and sophisticated investors via a strongly supported share placement (Placement) at an issue price of $0.037 per share. BluGlass is also undertaking a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) Offer to enable eligible shareholders in Australia and New Zealand to acquire up to $100,000 worth of shares on the same terms. Read More
Siemens announced their Senseye Predictive Maintenance software solution will include generative artificial intelligence (AI) functionality.

Siemens elevates predictive maintenance with generative AI

Siemens announced that their Senseye Predictive Maintenance software solution will now include generative artificial intelligence (AI) functionality. This enhancement aims to make predictive maintenance more conversational and intuitive, providing a robust and comprehensive solution that leverages the strengths of proven machine learning capabilities and generative AI. Renowned Australian steel manufacturer, BlueScope Steel, is one of the early adopters of this technology. Read More

Beenleigh to supply train manufacturing program through $40m contract

The Queensland Train Manufacturing Program’s (QTMP) facility near Maryborough will be built with steel supplied by a Beenleigh company through a $40 million contract that will create new jobs and apprenticeship opportunities. Read More
GeelongPort has secured the prestigious Project of the Year award at the 2023 Endeavour Awards, a testament to their innovative efforts.

Project of the year – GeelongPort

GeelongPort has secured the prestigious Project of the Year award at the 2023 Endeavour Awards, a testament to their innovative efforts in transforming Corio Quay South precinct into the new home for Spirit of Tasmania. This ambitious undertaking spanned over two years and involved meticulous planning, coordination, and execution. Read More
Australian mining and clean-energy billionaire, Andrew Forrest, is set to plough $54 million into a new battery manufacturing plant.

A wake-up call for Australian industry

Australian mining and clean-energy billionaire, Andrew Forrest, is set to plough $54 million into a new battery manufacturing plant in the United States. Fortescue Metal Group (of which Forrest owns the majority share) is also allocating $US550 million to the Phoenix Hydrogen Hub in the US where it plans to build an 80 megawatt electrolyser and liquefaction plant with production capacity of up to 11,000 tonnes a year of liquid green hydrogen. Read More
BlueRock has quickly become a powerhouse supporting founders, entrepreneurs and families to grow their business and personal wealth.

Rocking industry growth

BlueRock has quickly become a powerhouse supporting founders, entrepreneurs and families to grow their business and personal wealth since it was founded by Peter Lalor who rounded up a crew of eight accountants to set about doing things differently. Read More
With a focus on energy efficiency, BOGE has expanded its portfolio with the new SO-3 oil-free screw compressor that achieves peak delivery.

New SO-3 screw compressor from BOGE

With a focus on energy efficiency, BOGE has expanded its portfolio with the new SO-3 oil-free screw compressor that achieves peak delivery rate values at a lower specific power consumption. Read More
The Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 conference in Perth will examine the implications of AUKUS and the Quad on regional diplomacy.

Exploring AUKUS

The Indian Ocean Defence & Security 2024 (IODS 2024) conference in Perth will examine the implications of AUKUS and the Quad on regional diplomacy, industry, and cooperation. Read More

First GMP license secured for Psilocybin and MDMA manufacturing

Bioxyne Limited, a pioneer in the Australian life sciences, pharmaceutical, and consumer health products sector, announced that its subsidiary, Breathe Life Sciences (BLS), has been awarded a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) license for the production of medical cannabis. Read More
Pacific Green is proposing to develop one of Australia’s largest grid-scale battery energy parks in Portland, Victoria.

Pacific Green unveils plans to develop one of Australia’s largest energy parks

Pacific Green, a global leader in renewable energy solutions, is proposing to develop one of Australia’s largest grid-scale battery energy parks. The planned development in Portland, Victoria follows the company’s first Australian battery project in South Australia, which was announced in November 2023. Read More
SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre, Australia’s leading space research centre, is backing research to develop Australian capabilities.

SmartSat backs Australian in-orbit servicing capabilities

SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (SmartSat), Australia’s leading space research centre, is backing innovative research to develop end-to-end Australian capabilities in In-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing (ISAM), in a project underwritten by a total investment of $2.3m.   Read More
The Electric Vehicle Council has congratulated the federal government on driving Australia into the global mainstream.

Federal Government introduces new efficiency standards for EV’s

The Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) has congratulated the federal government on driving Australia into the global mainstream through the introduction of new vehicle efficiency standards, promising greater choice and lower fuel bills for Australian motorists. Read More