- Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)
- Asia Pacific
- Australian Defence
- Australian Federal Government
- Australian Made
- Australian manufacturers
- Australian manufacturing
- Australian Space Agency
- Curtin University
- GFG Alliance
- Hunter Class Frigate program
- Lockheed Martin Australia
- Lot Fourteen
- monash university
- Mouser Electronics
- NSW government
- Osborne Naval Shipyard
- Queensland Government
- Royal Australian Navy
- South Australia
- space industry
- space manufacturing
- steel manufacturing
- Swinburne University of Technology
- University of Adelaide
- Western Australia
- wireless technology
Nikola announces agreement with Bosch for fuel-cell manufacturing
Nikola Corporation, a heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicle (BEV) and fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) manufacturer, has announced agreements with Bosch Group to build Bosch’s fuel-cell power modules at its facility in Arizona in the US.
UQ is improving superconducting quantum devices with new technique
Physicists and engineers at the University of Queensland (UQ) have found a way to identify and address imperfections in materials for superconducting circuits on silicon chips – one of the most promising technologies in commercial quantum computing.
Covalent Lithium to build refinery for mass producing EV batteries
Covalent Lithium has entered into a long-term lease for a 40-hectare site in the Kwinana Strategic Industrial Area (SIA) in WA, to construct a lithium refinery that will be able to produce batteries for up to one million electric vehicles a year.
Electronex rescheduled to April 2022 in Sydney
Following the ongoing situation with Covid-19 in NSW and other states, a decision has been made to reschedule Electronex – Electronics Design & Assembly Expo at Rosehill Gardens to the 5 – 6 April 2022.
CSIRO develops cheap titanium wire for additive manufacturing
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed a novel process for turning inexpensive alloy waste into a high value wire product suitable for the additive manufacturing market.
Three new manufacturing hubs to be built at Monash University
A trio of projects at Monash University will be supported by the Victorian government under its Higher Education State Investment Fund to build a Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC), a cancer therapy hub and a digital smart manufacturing space for start-ups.
August lockdowns impact on manufacturing expansion
The Australian Industry Group (AI Group), an Australian peak employer organisation, has released its Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) report for August, which determined weak expansion across manufacturing.
Emerging manufacturing industries supported by new funding in WA
An Investment Attraction and New Industries Fund (IANIF) will be established by the Western Australian government, with $100 million invested to support emerging industries.
Report prompts guidance on gender pay equality in Victoria
To mark Equal Pay Day, the Victorian government has released a new report that has spurred the development of new education resources to guide smaller organisations in closing the gender pay gap.
Australian built CUAVA-1 launches on SpaceX Falcon in the US
CUAVA-1, the ninth Australian designed and built spacecraft, has successfully launched onboard a Space-X Falcon 9 SpX-23 rocket from the Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral in the US.
A tool to assess local road safety is under development at UWA
A tool to assess the safety of Western Australia’s local roads and reduce death and serious injuries will be designed by researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA).
Next-gen high-powered lasers built for manufacturing and defence
The University of South Australia has landed a $1.8 million government contract to develop technology that underpins the next generation of high-powered lasers in Australia, for the defence and manufacturing sectors.
Implant being developed to better treat pancreatic cancer cells
Swinburne University and the University of Wollongong research teams are exploring the use of a tiny implant that delivers chemotherapy directly into the tumour of a patient with pancreatic cancer.
New 3D-printed structured packing technology undergoes testing
Curtin University’s recent $209,485 Accelerating Commercialisation grant has enabled SpiroPak, a new 3D-printed structured packing technology, to be tested at Curtin Malaysia’s pilot plant.
Government funds eight new Australian technologies
Eight projects will benefit from $3.9 million in federal government funding through the Accelerating Commercialisation grants program, enabling Australian businesses to upscale operations and break into new domestic and international markets.
Alliance Airlines to build a new MRO facility at Rockhampton
A new aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility will be constructed by Alliance Airlines at Rockhampton Airport via support from the Queensland government.
Singaporean technology company sets up in Melbourne
NCS, an Asia-Pacific technology company, has established a Cloud Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Melbourne, where 500 new digital jobs will be created over the next five years.
AMGC appoints a new director for Northern Territory office
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has appointed respected industry advocate Charmaine Barrett as director for the Northern Territory.
BusTech and Keolis Downer to build electric buses for Queensland
BusTech, an Australian bus manufacturer, has been commissioned by the Queensland government to build 16 new electric buses on the Gold Coast. The $15.6 million deal, made with Keolis Downer, will also create the state’s first 100 per cent electric bus depot in North Lakes at the home of Hornibrook Bus Lines.
Advanced recycling technologies could reduce plastic waste
Chemistry Australia and members LyondellBasell Australia and Qenos have collaborated with CSIRO on a new report into advanced recycling, a set of technologies that can increase the recovery and recycling of Australia’s valuable plastic resources.