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- Geelong to get country’s first graphene factory, put Australia at the forefront of ‘Internet of Things’
Australia’s first graphene factory will open this year, and its owner believes it’s cracked the code for making the nanomaterial useful. Brent Balinski reports on the new Imagine Intelligent Materials plant at Geelong.
- German company supports domestic manufacture of Australian submarines
Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine System (TKMS) Chairman Dr Hans Christoph Atzpodien said that Australia’s latest submarine fleet should be manufactured in Australia.
- How do we drive export growth in Australia?
Trade is a key driver of jobs, innovation and long-term prosperity for Australia. Increasing trade and investment is absolutely crucial to unlocking Australia’s future economic growth.
- The government goes the full Harper on competition – now for sanctions
The government’s announcement that it will support in full the recommendations of the Harper Review on misuse of market power, is a victory for good competition law.
- Far beyond rapid prototyping
Local medical applications using various methods of 3D printing have gained global attention, and some are arguably world-leading.
- Meet an Endeavour Awards nominee: Gizmo 3D
This website will be profiling some of the Endeavour Awards contestants in the lead-up to the event’s gala dinner on May 12. Brent Balinski spoke to Michelle du Toit, managing director and co-owner of Outstanding Start-up candidate Gizmo 3D Printers, about the company’s aspirations.
- The Middle East open for exports
The Middle East offers huge potential for Australian exporters, particularly as we look to expand and diversify our export markets away from Asia. Andrew Watson writes.
- Desalination project opts for energy efficient compressor system
In constructing the Victorian Desalination Project, AquaSure chose to install four Kaeser DSD 238 SFC series frequency controlled rotary screw compressors.
- Manufacturing opportunities abound across Asia
The recent China FTA is very good news for certain manufacturers, while others might find better returns in other Asian countries. Alan Johnson reports.
- Cyber security for manufacturers
Manufacturers who think their computers will never get hacked need to think again. Alan Johnson reports.
- To sack or not to sack?
IR and HR issues are some of the most complex areas of running a company today, but many manufacturers continue to treat them as secondary matters. Alan Johnson reports.
- A heat exchanger Furphy worth believing
Furphy Engineering has a new reason to feel unique. It is the only local manufacturer using laser welding to manufacture ATEX plate heat exchangers.
- Bicycle manufacturing on rise as cars take back seat
Boutique manufacturers Astir Frames, Bouwmeester Composites and Finch Composites are taking advantage of South Australia’s strong manufacturing history and access to university testing facilities to gain a foothold in the potentially lucrative cycling market.
- Twisting the history of steel wire rope
When it comes to productivity and progress, ingenuity is the backbone of the mining industry. Many will agree that mining activities have been the precursor to almost every significant technological development in our history.
- Manufacturers benefit from making their own nitrogen
It’s not surprising more and more manufacturers are investing in innovative systems so they can generate their own nitrogen on-site.
- Digitisation, desktops and developing new businesses
The way things are designed and made is being shaken up by things such as new materials and greater connectivity. Better, cheaper tools are enabling more people can start their own businesses. Brent Balinski spoke to Dassault Systemes SolidWorks CEO Gian Paolo Bassi about all this and more.
- Parts and components trade may well save the economy
Most of us are all too aware that production chains are becoming more globally integrated. More and more businesses and research organisations now contribute smaller slices to larger audiences of consumers.
- Sydney simulator start-up readies for takeoff
SynFlyt is preparing to take its product to regulator CASA for approval this month. Brent Balinski spoke to founder Ross Maclennan about his flight simulator start-up.
- We could 3D print buildings using robots and drones – here’s how
These days, 3D printing is never far from the public eye. Its vast and imaginative array of applications is constantly growing, from life-saving medical implants to life-ending firearms.
- Australia’s Chief Scientist on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM
Dr Alan Finkel took over as Australia’s new Chief Scientist on January 25 this year. He is a respected neuroscientist, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was the Chancellor of Monash University from 2008 to 2015 and President of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (ATSE). He also established Axon Instruments, a supplier of … Continue reading Australia’s Chief Scientist on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM