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Energy crisis threatening manufacturing, jobs: report

14 December, 2018

Australia's lack of effective energy policy is threatening the existence of many manufacturing industries, according to a new report from University of Sydney.


Treotham offers special parts production service

11 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

New laser sintering printers expand the 3D printing capacity for the production of durable wear-resistant parts.


Start-up wins awards for new metal manufacturing technology

10 December, 2018

MELD's radical new 3D printing technology does not involve melting metal.


Creating digital twins of materials

07 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer-Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

A materials data space developed by Fraunhofer researchers has laid the groundwork for creating digital twins of materials.


Free online course explores AI, robotics and the future of work

07 December, 2018

The open online course is designed to arm employees and businesses to work in a rapidly evolving world affected by artificial intelligence, big data and robotics.


Prelude FLNG to start operating this month

06 December, 2018

Prelude, the world's largest floating liquefied natural gas facility, is expected to enter full production by the end of 2018.


Monash pours energy into clean water future

04 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Monash University

Engineers at Monash University have created technology that can purify water faster and more energy efficiently than ever before.


AMMA report calls for flexible regulation for future work

03 December, 2018

Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA has released a report sparking a fresh debate on workplace regulation.


Sonnen begins battery production in former Holden plant

30 November, 2018

German energy storage provider Sonnen has begun assembling batteries in South Australia.


Siemens to deliver solar farm synchronous condenser in Vic

27 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The 265 MW solar farm located near Ouyen, Victoria, is expected to be the largest in the state when it starts commercial operations in late 2019.


Boeing and SparkCognition to build autonomous air navigation

27 November, 2018

Companies to build AI- and blockchain-powered airspace management software platform.


Lithium battery cathode material produced from mine waste

26 November, 2018

New process removes the requirement for generation of high-purity lithium hydroxide or carbonate.


Sydney plastics manufacturer to build US plant

26 November, 2018

Australian polyeurethane producer to create jobs at new plant in North Carolina.


Queensland opens up domestic gas for manufacturing

23 November, 2018

The Queensland Government has opened up gas fields for exploration on the basis that the supply will be only for local manufacturing customers.


Hydrogen partnership to benefit R&D, jobs, exports

23 November, 2018 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

CSIRO has announced it will partner with Fortescue Metals Group on hydrogen technologies to support the development of new industries.


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