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First autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

31 January, 2019

Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype.


Airobotics receives CASA approval for BVLOS drone flights

30 January, 2019

Automated drone start-up Airobotics has received CASA approval to fly remotely piloted drones beyond line of sight in Australia.


Setting the standards for the Australian oil and gas industry

29 January, 2019

Lack of standardisation has had a severe negative effect on the efficiency of the LNG industry.


2019 CEO Insights: Michael Bacon

29 January, 2019 by Michael Bacon, Executive Director & CEO, Control Logic Pty Ltd | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Michael Bacon, Executive Director & CEO, Control Logic Pty Ltd, discusses the challenges presented by greater connectivity, upskilling and smart cities.


Victoria to trial automated vehicles on country roads

24 January, 2019

Automated vehicle technology will be tested in rural Victoria this year in the first on-road trial approved under a new permit scheme.


2019 CEO Insights: David Hegarty

22 January, 2019 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

David Hegarty, Managing Director of APS Industrial, discusses the challlenges presented by digitalisation and energy management.


Australian company's continued success in fast charging

16 January, 2019

Australian company Tritium has become a major supplier of EV fast charging technology across the US, Europe and Australia.


New Year tariff cuts to improve Australian exports

15 January, 2019

Further trade tariff cuts this year are set to boost Australia's competitive advantage in two major export markets.


2019 CEO Insights: David Crossley

15 January, 2019 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

David Crossley, Managing Director of SICK Australia and New Zealand, discusses Industry 4.0 and his company's direction in relation to technology and training.


Scientists develop first cold storage road/rail container

14 January, 2019

Researchers in the UK and China have collaborated to create a shipping container that stores 'cold energy'.


Hitachi to buy ABB's Power Grids business

18 December, 2018

Decline in nuclear power business and growing renewables market a central driver for the decision.


Liberty announces significant Whyalla expansion plans

17 December, 2018

Plans to build one of the world's largest steel manufacturing operations.


Missing gas pipeline link complete

17 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Jemena

A new pipeline will transport gas from NT gas fields to Mount Isa in north-west Queensland, with gas to be used as a crucial feedstock by local businesses.


GE Additive signs 10-year MoU with University of Sydney

17 December, 2018 | Supplied by: GE Additive

Agreement signed to support additive in Australia and drive commercial and economic opportunity, education, skills and job development.


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.


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