Bringing manufacturing home: government grants explained

24 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Open IIoT

It's time to take back Australia's manufacturing, and there are a number of government funding initiatives to help.

BlueScope invests in NSW manufacturing

23 November, 2020 | Supplied by: BlueScope Steel

BlueScope is backing the NSW Government's renewable infrastructure plan through a $20 million investment in a Renewable Manufacturing Zone at Port Kembla.

Konica Minolta partners with Edith Cowan University on AM

19 November, 2020

Konica Minolta has partnered with Edith Cowan University to boost the university's capability of meeting the growing need for advanced manufacturing in WA.

CSIRO signs agreement on supercritical CO2 power development

19 November, 2020 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

CSIRO signs new agreement with US partners for a transformational power generation technology.

Predicting distortion and performance of AM-made parts

16 November, 2020 | Supplied by: ANSTO

Researchers have discovered that build orientation has an effect on the formation of residual stresses in parts made by additive manufacturing.

Flow batteries and tidal power to produce continuous hydrogen

16 November, 2020

Vanadium flow batteries provide the necessary performance to allow green hydrogen to be produced continuously by tidal generation.

4D printing demystified

15 November, 2020 by Chau Hon Ho, ABB Future Labs | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

By combining advances in 3D printing with new engineered smart materials, top universities and labs are creating analog autonomous objects that evolve over time.

BHP to partner with China Baowu on low-emission steelmaking

13 November, 2020

BHP has announced that it has signed an MOU with steel producer China Baowu, with the intention to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in steelmaking.

Dr Cathy Foley appointed Australia's next Chief Scientist

10 November, 2020

Renowned physicist Dr Cathy Foley AO has been appointed Australia's next Chief Scientist, taking over from Dr Alan Finkel AO after his tenure comes to an end in December.

The key reasons Aussie businesses miss out on innovation

09 November, 2020 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

A new report from the CSIRO reveals the fundamental barriers to innovation adoption for Australian businesses.

Funding boost for South Australian green ammonia project

09 November, 2020

A project to build the world's largest green ammonia plant in South Australia has been launched.

TEXEL and Curtin University agree to develop next-generation battery

06 November, 2020

Curtin University has developed a new battery technology that does not include any rare earth elements and does not consume any of the planet's resources.

Partnership to provide electric charging stations for mines

06 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens Australia and Murray Engineering are partnering to provide vehicle-agnostic underground electric charging stations.

Flexible power consumption for production facilities

02 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer Institute for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV

Researchers say part of the solution to the volatility of renewable energy is to adapt the power consumption of production plants to the fluctuating output from wind and solar generation.

Smarter AI models use built-in uncertainty

29 October, 2020

Artificial intelligence isn't perfect. In fact, it's only as good as the methods and data built into it.

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