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Volgren to deliver 10 new battery electric buses for Gold Coast
Gold Coast bus users will soon be enjoying greener public transport, as local bus manufacturer Volgren continues the construction of 10 new Kinetic electric buses.
Qantas and Airbus to establish sustainable aviation fuel in Australia
The Qantas Group and Airbus are investing up to $287 million to establish a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry in Australia in a landmark agreement.
Taking Queensland medicine from benchtop to bedside
An additional $35.5 million in funding will support a locally based vaccine manufacturing industry in Queensland via the Translational Research Institute.
RS PRO grow their IoT range
RS Components have responded to growing demand for Industrial IoT solutions and launched another 300 products in their RS PRO IoT range this June.
Biomedical research supported with $270m for two new facilities
NSW will be at the forefront of innovative health treatments under a $270 million investment in biomedical research, supporting the creation of two new facilities – the Sydney Biomedical Accelerator Complex in Camperdown and the Viral Vector manufacturing facility at Westmead.
Queensland scales up its National Battery Testing Centre
The Queensland government will enhance the state’s place in the energy storage revolution via a $15 million investment to scale up the National Battery Testing Centre (NBTC), based in Banyo on Brisbane’s north side.
Work begins on new deep space antenna in WA
The first stone has been turned in the construction of a new deep space antenna in regional WA, as part of a multi-million dollar collaboration between the Australian Space Agency and the European Space Agency (ESA).
Innovation challenges to fast-track medtech manufacturing
Victorian Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy Jaala Pulford has announced $400,000 in funding for two new innovation challenges to fast-track the development of healthcare products.
Jeff Connolly becomes new Thales Australia CEO
Thales Australia and New Zealand has announced the appointment of Jeff Connolly as Chief Executive Officer following the decision by current CEO Chris Jenkins to retire after 14 years in the role.
Capral Joins Aluminium Stewardship Initiative
Capral has joined the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), committing to achieving certification for its operations under the ASI Performance Standard and ASI Chain of Custody Standard by mid-2024.
Neousys Technology honoured by Vision Systems Design 2022 Innovators Awards Program
Neousys Technology, an industry-leading provider of rugged embedded systems, announced that its Nuvo-8108GC-QD Series was recognised among the best in machine vision by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2022 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrators and end-user companies. “The Vision Systems Design team would like to … Continue reading Neousys Technology honoured by Vision Systems Design 2022 Innovators Awards Program
CSIRO launches cyber security program for SMEs
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is helping to tackle the growing threat of cyber attacks facing Australian manufacturing by providing free research and development support to businesses working in the cyber security sector.
Titomic provides radiation shielding for Alpha satellites
Titomic will create radiation shielding for South Australian company Fleet Space Technologies’ first Alpha satellites in 2023, which are expected to be the world’s first fully 3D printed satellites.
Cyber security key to SMEs securing defence contracts
A new cyber security tool has been developed to help small businesses gain access to work in Australia’s defence industry.
2022 Best places to work winners in manufacturing announced
Laminex has been recognised as one of Australia’s best workplaces in the prestigious AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list 2022. Named at number 10 in the Manufacturing & Consumer Goods Category for the second year in a row, the award recognises the company’s commitment to providing a supportive, challenging and rewarding workplace. Unilever won … Continue reading 2022 Best places to work winners in manufacturing announced
Watkins Steel expands operations
Watkins Steel has celebrated its latest factory opening and further expansion in Banyo, Queensland. After starting under a suburban house in 1968, and renting some smaller factories, Watkins built its first factory in 1978. Every decade after this it progressed into even bigger facilities up until 2008 when they moved into their current Banyo site. … Continue reading Watkins Steel expands operations
Thales Australia establishes Small Arms Collaboration Centre
Thales Australia’s Lithgow Arms business in regional NSW has established a Small Arms Collaboration and Cooperation Centre (C3) to support and help grow the capabilities of its Australian SME and industrial partners.
EOS Space Systems becomes core partner of SmartSat CRC
EOS Space Systems has become a core partner for the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), joining leading universities and global corporations like Airbus, BAE Systems and Nova Systems.
Modern manufacturing under a new Labor government
“I want to use the power of government to bring back Aussie manufacturing. Because Australia should always be a company that makes things.” This statement, made by then leader of the Labor Party and now Prime Minister of Australia, Anthony Albanese in 2020, is coming to fruition with the recent commitment to a $1 billion … Continue reading Modern manufacturing under a new Labor government
Anduril to develop autonomous undersea vehicles for Australia
Defence has partnered with global tech company Anduril to design and develop extra-large autonomous undersea vehicles (XLAUVs).