Phillip Hazell

The landmark Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Newport marks a step forward in research between the US and Australia.

Flinders signs agreement with US Navy to advance research

The landmark Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Naval Undersea Warfare Centre (NUWC) Division Newport marks a significant step forward in advancing collaborative research between the United States and Australia in the field of undersea technology.
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The South Australian Skills Commission this week formally declared the Bachelor of Software Engineering to be a trade.

Australia’s first degree apprenticeship offered in South Australia

The South Australian Skills Commission formally declared the Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) to be a trade under the South Australian Skills Act 2008 – the final step in the process of approving new apprenticeships.
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Richard Marles and Grant Shapps met with Australian industry personnel undertaking placement within the United Kingdom defence industry.

Australian industry learning nuclear-powered submarines in the UK

The deputy prime minister, Richard Marles, joined Grant Shapps, the UK secretary of state for defence, at Rolls Royce’s nuclear reactor manufacturing site in Derby where they met Australian industry personnel undertaking placement within the United Kingdom defence industry.
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Bell Bay, Tasmania has been named as SunCable’s preferred site to build an advanced high voltage subsea cable manufacturing facility.

SunCable names Tasmania as preferred site for $2BN manufacturing facility

Bell Bay, Tasmania has been named as SunCable’s preferred site to build an advanced high voltage subsea cable manufacturing facility. Should it proceed in Tasmania, it would also be a critical enabler of SunCable’s flagship AAPowerLink project.
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DigiKey, announced that it has partnered with Ambiq to distribute their ultra-low power semiconductors globally.

DigiKey announces global partnership with super low power IC provider Ambiq

DigiKey, a leading global commerce distributor offering the largest selection of technical components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has partnered with Ambiq to distribute their ultra-low power semiconductors globally.
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Engineers Australia welcomes Australian Government's announcement of investment to fund university places to help power the AUKUS workforce.

Engineers Australia applauds Government’s investment in AUKUS education

Peak engineering body, Engineers Australia, has today welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of $128.5 million investment over four years to fund 4,000 additional university places to help power the AUKUS workforce.
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ARENA has announced $11 million in funding to solar technology company SunDrive Solar to expand its novel solar cell metallisation technology.

Scaling up SunDrive’s advanced solar PV manufacturing

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $11 million in funding to Australian solar technology company SunDrive Solar to expand its novel solar cell metallisation technology from prototype scale (1.5 MW/yr) to commercial capacity (>100 MW/yr).
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The University of Southern Queensland has received more than $1.5 million in research funding to lead three projects.

$1.5 million awarded to University of Southern Queensland researchers

The University of Southern Queensland has received more than $1.5 million in research funding to lead three projects awarded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) as part of its Discovery Projects scheme.
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Rolling smoothly with Schaeffler Group

For centuries, materials like wood, stone and brick have been used to protect and add style to homes. In the late 1800s Austrian inventor Ludwig Hatschek invented fibre cement sheets, offering a durable and cost-effective solution to build homes.
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From sawdust to success: Timken delivers timber mill triumph for timber mills

Timken, a renowned worldwide supplier of industrial belts and related components, has introduced a specialised V-belt that has been sawing through competition in the building material manufacturing industry. This belt, known as the Timken Double Angled V-Belt, has proven indispensable at a large multi-site timber mill in Australia, specifically in trim saw applications. The belt also has some unique modifications, as highlighted by Rob Michelson, Motion’s National Product Manager for Belts, which are leaving competitors in the saw dust.
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The process of manufacturing glass today incorporates advanced technologies and automation to ensure precision throughout the process.

Pushing boundaries with Timken bearings

Glass manufacturing allows for a range of products. More than 4,000 years ago, in the historical region of Mesopotamia, the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers, glass was discovered through the art of mixing sand, soda, and lime together1. Today, glass is used in several products from intricate glassware to high-tech applications like smart phones and computer screens.
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Assets are like fingerprints, says digitalisation expert Freddie Coertze. Each one has a unique signature.

A DIY toolbox for predictive maintenance

Assets are like fingerprints, says digitalisation expert Freddie Coertze. Each one has a unique signature. Which is why certain condition monitoring techniques might not be the solution when it comes to improving equipment health.
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