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New Agreement to boost WA’s participation in wind energy supply chain

The Cook Government has signed a collaborative agreement with the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) to open up future opportunities …

Green energy initiative approved in Western Australia

Western Australia is positioned to lead Australia’s renewable energy transition with the approval of the first project under the State …

Construction has commenced on the first Hunter Class Frigate

The Albanese Government has announced a significant step in delivering Navy’s enhanced lethality surface combatant fleet with construction commencing on …

Winners of Australia’s first AI Sprint has been unveiled

Australia’s inaugural AI Sprint has awarded half a million dollars in funding to help three Aussie artificial intelligence (AI) companies …

Ban on engineered stone in effect from July

South Australia will implement a ban on engineered stone products from 1 July 2024, joining other states and territories in …

Dutton announces proposal to build zero-emissions nuclear power plants

Peter Dutton has today proposed seven locations, to build zero-emissions nuclear power plants, located at a power station that has …

Celebrating excellence: Highlights from the Women in Industry Awards 2024

The Women in Industry Awards 2024 was a night to remember for many who celebrated the outstanding contributions and achievements …

Features

How to control product quality with IO-link

Explore how ifm efector’s IO-Link enables quality control in manufacturing by blending digital automation capabilities with new and existing systems.

Nitrogen generation

Generating nitrogen where it is needed – the at-scale generation of nitrogen to support operational needs across mine sites is …

Dovetail Electric Aviation adopts Siemens Xcelerator to pioneer sustainable aviation

Sustainable aviation company Dovetail Electric Aviation (Dovetail) has selected the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software to design zero emission, battery …

Choosing the right temporary heating solution for your site

From maintaining thermal comfort and personal safety, to enabling manufacturing, building and industrial processes, many businesses rely on temperature-controlled environments.

AutoStore to introduce new FusionPort Workstation and R5 Pro Robot at CeMAT 2024

AutoStore™, the global cube storage pioneer with an established local presence, will be returning to CeMAT this year where it …

Achieving 100% Class Zero excellence for engine manufacturer

When a leading turbine engine manufacturer required 100% Class Zero, dry oil-free air at a flow rate of 3500 cfm …

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Manufacturing Experts

The 5 Key Data-Driven Levers of a Manufacturing Business – Know your Numbers

When people talk professional services for Manufacturing businesses, often niche services like Grant and Investor Funding, Research and Development (R&D) …

Manufacturers told to “accept or object” land tax increase by government body

The Southeast Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA) challenges the response from the government’s land valuation body – Valuer General Victoria (VGV).  …

Productivity: An essential ingredient for sustainable economic growth

The Productivity Commission’s recently released Annual Productivity Bulletin 2024 shows that Australia’s labour productivity fell sharply in 2022-2023, as a …

Manufacturing Opinion

New CSIRO program focused on businesses utilising AI and Digital Technologies

CSIRO’s Innovate to Grow: Digital Technologies and Artificial Intelligence program connects businesses working on solutions in digital technologies to learn …

First Australian workers depart for Pearl Harbor AUKUS training

Skilled submarine workers from ASC are the first to depart for AUKUS submarine sustainment training at Pearl Harbor in the …

State Budget unveils investment into TAFE NSW

Manufacturing is among the industries that will benefit from a $2.5 billion investment into TAFE NSW to strengthen the skills …

State Budget set to drive opportunities for the next generation of Queenslanders

The 2024-25 Queensland state budget has aimed $1.5 billion to support skills, training, employment and small businesses.

TECHNOLOGY

Businesses are embracing and investing in AI, research reveals

A new report revealed that companies are significantly boosting their investments in artificial intelligence (AI), identifying it as a key …

Packserv and SMC Corporation serve up next-generation machine success

The opportunity to add an electronically driven machine in its range has been embraced by Sydney-based packaging machinery leader Packserv …

The first chip-based 3D printer has been demonstrated by researchers

MIT and University of Texas researchers have developed what they say is the first chip-based 3D printer, a major step …

Australia’s first National Robotics Strategy announced

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has released Australia’s first National Robotics strategy at the Australian Financial Review AI …

Australian made lunar rover tours Australia

The ‘ELO2 Consortium,’ an Australian Made Moon rover prototype is touring the country, hopping from state to state to undertake …