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Whyalla’s key new contract to support LIBERTY Primary Steel’s rail suppliance
Whyalla’s steelworks have been awarded a key contract that will enable LIBERTY Primary Steel to continue its supply of rail products for the Inland Rail Project.
Carbon Revolution celebrates its 50,000th automotive wheel
Carbon Revolution has celebrated its 50,000th single-piece carbon fibre automotive wheel, designed to be fitted to the rear of a Corvette Z06.
Fleet Space Technologies supported in new space hub
The federal government has announced $20 million in grant funding support for a satellite manufacturing hub in South Australia under the Collaboration Stream of the Modern Manufacturing Initiative.
BlueScope welcomes Renewable Manufacturing Fund in NSW
BlueScope has welcomed the NSW government’s new $250 million Renewable Manufacturing Fund and its commitment to create opportunities for local industry in this and other sectors.
Australian battery industry could be worth $7 billion by 2030
Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) is calling for a $750 million National Battery Institute in a a pre-budget submission to the federal government.
Elphinstone to deliver on $1 billion Defence contract
Elphinstone, based in Tasmania, will manufacture 45 turrets and hulls for the Australian Army’s new Huntsman howitzers. This is part of a $1 billion defence contract with the federal government, which was awarded to Hanwha Defense Australia last year.
APP to quadruple pulse protein production in South Australia
A project led by Australian Plant Proteins (APP) has received $113 million in federal government funding to produce 25,000 tonnes of pulse protein yearly, quadrupling production capacity in South Australia.
Australian PMI reports rebound into positive territory in February
The Ai Group’s Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) rose by 4.8 points to 53.2 in February – indicating mild improvements and a progression towards positive territory after a decline in December 2021-January 2022.
Aurora Labs launches campaign to demonstrate technical capability
Aurora Labs Limited (A3D) announced its upcoming print campaign to demonstrate its technology as capable of producing printed material that meets draft SAE International aerospace standards AMS7039 and AMS7032.
An Australian first demo for 5G URLLC technology
As Industry 4.0 matures in Australia, robots and automation are taking centre stage, changing the face of factories as we know them. Robots with embedded wireless connectivity is the future and will be able to integrate in a seamless and reliable manner, leveraging the capability of the 5G network.
New lithium-sulphur battery is cheaper, greener, and faster
Researchers at Monash University have created a new lithium-sulphur battery interlayer that improves the performance and lifetime of batteries while promoting fast lithium transfer.
Victoria’s new restrictions follow changes in vaccine manufacturing
Victoria has eased restrictions for masks and working from home settings as the public health ministration highlighted the goals towards a fully vaccinated state.
Electronex to reconnect the electronics industry
Following severe disruptions to exhibitions due to Covid-19 with many events cancelled or postponed, Electronex charges back to life on 5-6 April at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney.
Australian innovators called upon to develop world-first climate-neutral vehicle
Swedish performance electric vehicle brand, Polestar and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), is calling on Australian and global suppliers, researchers, entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors to put forward the best clean tech ideas to assist with the development of a truly climate-neutral vehicle – a feat yet to be achieved by any automotive marque.
Speedpanel streamlines steel panel manufacturing with IMCRC funds
The Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) has granted Deakin University and Speedpanel, a fire rated and acoustic panel system manufacturer, $100,000 in funding to refine Speedpanel’s steel panel manufacturing process.
Manufacturing 400 zero emissions vehicles by 2023
Vehicle manufacturers have been engaged and are encouraged to make a submission to the Motor Vehicle State Purchase Contract to procure 400 zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) to the Victorian government fleet by 2023.
Aviair and HeliSpirit to launch zero-emission flights using eVTOL aircraft
Aviair and HeliSpirit have partnered with Eve Air Mobility to launch zero-emission flights to some of Western Australia’s tourism attractions – employing Eve’s eVTOL aircraft.
Hanwha to build Armoured Vehicle Centre of Excellence
Hanwha Defense Australia will establish their Armoured Vehicle Centre of Excellence at the Avalon Airport Industrial Precinct, where they will manufacture self-propelled howitzers for the $1 billion LAND 8116 program.
Satellite Vu signs launch deal with SpaceX
Satellite Vu, a UK space technology company, have signed a launch deal with SpaceX to launch the world’s highest resolution thermal imaging satellite in early 2023.
Reducing your MRO spend with RS Components
Financial efficiency and saving time were the focus of the recent RS PRO Webinar held in late 2021, which attracted attendees from across the Asia Pacific.