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SPEE3D attracts strong interest from Australian and US Defence
SPEE3D, a metal-based additive manufacturer, has been recognised in the Northern Territory as a state finalist in the 2021 Australian Export Awards.
Ginkgo Bioworks to help grow mRNA vaccine capability in Victoria
Synthetic biology company, Ginkgo Bioworks, will establish an office in Melbourne to bolster Victoria’s focus in mRNA research and manufacturing.
Local companies to supply parts for Hunter Class Frigate Program
BAE Systems Maritime Australia has announced that businesses in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia will deliver and supply products into the prototyping phase of the Hunter Class Frigate Program, the nation’s largest surface shipbuilding project.
University of South Australia defence industry research showcased
The importance of collaboration between researchers and industry in delivering capability to the Australian Defence Force was on show at the Adelaide Convention Centre last week.
New government fund to commercialise low emissions technology
A new $1 billion Low Emissions Technology Commercialisation Fund will be established to back Australian early-stage companies to develop low emissions technology.
Gracemere steel fabricator boosts their business with grant
L&H Fabrication and Maintenance, a steel fabricator based in Gracemere in Queensland, have received a $11,592 Business Boost grant to overhaul their workplace health and safety, facilitating further expansion.
Energy Queensland seeks battery suppliers in EOI
Energy Queensland is calling for expressions of interest from supply companies to be part of a preferred supplier panel, for possible future supply of large batteries suitable to be connected to the distribution network.
Researcher develops artificial muscle in miniature devices
University of Wollongong (UOW) senior professor Geoff Spinks, has been awarded at the global Falling Walls Science Summit for a Science Breakthrough of the Year, for his research on artificial muscle material.
Alpha HPA will build a new alumina industrial plant in Gladstone
Alpha HPA, a manufacturer of sustainable high purity aluminium (HPA) products, has purchased a 9.2ha site in the Gladstone State Development Area in Queensland to build a new $300 million high purity alumina industrial plant.
CEFC invests to abate nitrous oxide emissions in manufacturing
CEFC is investing $25 million to upgrade Orica’s processing plants used to produce ammonium nitrate, by deploying technology that has been proven to abate nitrous oxide emissions in an Australian industry first.
3DMEDiTech expands 3D medical printing operations in Victoria
3DMEDiTech, a Melbourne-based advanced 3D medical manufacturing company, will expand its facility in Port Melbourne with a new investment from the Victorian government to reduce waiting times for personalised medical implants for hips, spines and knees.
The CSIRO reports the future demand of critical metals
A new report by CSIRO has uncovered powerful and counter-intuitive insights into the future supply and demand of critical metals used to manufacture EVs, that are needed to support the transition to a low emissions future.
A vision driven by values: Coates outlines its whole of business approach to sustainability
Coates recently released a sustainability plan that charts out the journey it will take to deliver on its 2040 net zero emissions commitment. Sheridan Jones, GM of Corporate Communications and Sustainability, explains why the leading Australian equipment solutions provider is taking a whole of business approach to sustainability – one which underpins its company vision … Continue reading A vision driven by values: Coates outlines its whole of business approach to sustainability
Orica expands digital capability with 3D blast movement software
Orica has announced the release of its latest OREPro 3D blast movement modelling software for maximum ore recovery, productivity and throughput, developed in partnership with major mining companies.
Digi-Key introduces Supply Chain Transformed video series
Digi-Key Electronics has released Supply Chain Transformed, a new video series that follows the journey of components across the supply chain as they are integrated and incorporated into next-generation asset monitoring and tracking systems.
Insider energy saving information to “release the pressure”
Pneumatic processes account for around 20 per cent of all factory power consumption. However, when air is optimised, it becomes a game changer that is proven to improve energy efficiency.
Curvecrete to build a pilot manufacturing facility in Melbourne
Curvecrete – a company that manufactures curved, sustainable concrete that produces zero waste – has received a $325,158 Accelerating Commercialisation Grant from the federal government to develop a pilot manufacturing facility in Melbourne.
Digital twins and 3D printing could inform paediatric hip surgery
Griffith University bioengineer, Dr Martina Barzan, supplied a 60-second pitch that won the Fresh Science Queensland 2021 competition on research using digital twins to design 3D printed components, aiming to remove the guesswork from paediatric hip surgery.
IMCRC Design Robotics team wins Excellence in Innovation Award
The Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre’s (IMCRC) “Design Robotics for Mass Customisation” team has won the Cooperative Research Centre Association’s 2020 Award, for Excellence in Innovation.
WA invests $450,000 into new industry manufacturing
Medical technology and pharmaceutical manufacturing in Western Australia have received a boost, with five local life sciences companies receiving $450,000 in funding to commercialise their innovations.