A report shows expenditure on energy as a percentage of turnover increased by 10% between 2008 and 2011, as pressures mount from the carbon tax and rising electricity bills.
While the unpopular carbon tax comes into force this month it is linked to some good news in the form of the generous $800m CleanTechnology Investment Program (CTIP) specifically for Australian manufacturers.
Australia’s troubled iron and steel manufacturing industry is expected to fall 15.6% in FY2012-13, new research predicts.
Australia is lagging behind Asia, the US and Europe when it comes to manufacturing clean energy technology, a report has found.
An Australian defence industry manufacturer has made major contributions to the development of commercialised tidal power generation.
Air compressors can be costly to run, but knowing your system requirements is the first step to reducing unnecessary expenditure.
Selecting the right energy efficient motor can deliver significant cost savings for local manufacturers.
CSIRO is set release its latest findings to the Government on carbon dioxide capture technology following a four year $21 million research program aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from Australian coal-fired power stations.
SILEX Systems says its subsidiary Solar Systems has started operation of the Bridgewater Concentrating Photovoltaic (CPV) solar power station.
Victoria University scientists have shown the viability of a new desalination technology that uses almost no electricity and has the potential to save huge amounts of water.
ABB has been awarded a contract for the supply and service of distribution transformers by Western Power.
While large project orders helped maintain the Medium Voltage AC Drives market size in 2009, it also resulted in low growth in 2010 compared to other automation product markets.