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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 …

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 …

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 …

Budget funding boost for Rockhampton Railyards rejuvenation

$23.7 million of funding in the Miles Government’s 2024-25 Budget  is set to provide a massive boost to the Rockhampton …

Why Product Carbon Footprinting is the key to emissions reduction in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Sustainability sits close to the heart for Australia’s Food and Beverage sector. To date the industry has made significant strides …

ARENA’s new $100 million challenge to solar innovators

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today launched its global $100 million ‘Solar ScaleUp Challenge’.

Jord International appoints new CEO

Privately owned multinational group Jord International has appointed Greg Jones as CEO, commencing 15 July.

Features

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 …

J-Tech’s journey through innovation and partnership with RSM | Case study

In the ever-evolving landscape of primary produce, J-Tech Systems has emerged as a pivotal player, providing crucial packaging materials to …

A Sign of Excellence – Hansen Signs Cut their labour time by 80% using tape.

In the signage industry, the best products look as good as they can perform. Unfortunately, mechanical fasteners can limit both …

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Manufacturing Experts

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 …

RSM thinkBig report: the pulse of the SME sector

In a report from RSM, Exit ahead provides the ultimate guide for business owners preparing for succession or sale. 

Manufacturing Opinion

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.

Comprehensive plan for local workforce growth in Cairns

Cairns and Far North Queensland will benefit from a new Miles Government workforce plan aimed at meeting the need for …

WA selected for first TAFE Clean Energy Skills National Centre of Excellence

The Albanese and Cook Governments are jointly investing $70.5 million over five years to establish Australia’s first TAFE Clean Energy …

TECHNOLOGY

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 …

New report forecasts semiconductor future in additive manufacturing

A new market study outlines the potential for additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to optimise the capabilities of the semiconductor industry. …