Going it alone

07 January, 2021 by Glenn Johnson, Editor

The past year has shown clearly the need for local sustainable manufacturing and energy self-sufficiency.

Sydney University and GE to accelerate advanced manufacturing

21 December, 2020

GE Additive and the University of Sydney have entered into a strategic five-year agreement to advance Australia's manufacturing capability.

Australian lunar mission launched

18 December, 2020

After a year in stealth mode, SEVEN SISTERS, Australia's first Lunar Exploration Mission, has been unveiled by satellite start-up Fleet Space Technologies.

3D printers may be toxic for humans: research

16 December, 2020

The base materials used in 3D printers include thermoplastics, metals, nanomaterials, polymers and volatile and semi-volatile organic chemicals.

Controlling aim points for heliostat fields in operation

15 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer Institue for Solar Energy Systems ISE

Researchers in Germany have developed a calibration and control system for heliostat fields that is based on digital image processing.

ABB granted ECH2A membership

14 December, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Peter Terwiesch, President of ABB Industrial Automation, will become an executive member of the EU Alliance established to kick-start the European hydrogen industry.

First commercial green ammonia plant to be built in Denmark

14 December, 2020

Green ammonia has huge potential in the global effort to substitute fossil fuels with sustainable alternatives.

Renewables still the cheapest new-build power in Australia

11 December, 2020 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

A new report from CSIRO has found that solar and wind continue to be the cheapest source of energy in Australia.

The reshoring debate in Australian manufacturing

11 December, 2020 by John Young, APAC Director, EU Automation | Supplied by: EU Automation

A lack of self-sufficiency and a dependence on China for many key supplies has been demonstrated to be a greater problem than many previously assumed.

Audi turns to AR for logistics planning

08 December, 2020

Premium carmaker Audi is turning to augmented reality to plan complex logistics processes.

Rockwell Automation holds 29th Automation Fair At Home

07 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The first hybrid live and virtual Automation Fair At Home saw over 40,000 participants registered from 146 countries.

IICA Functional Safety Engineer training courses 2021

04 December, 2020 | Supplied by: IICA (Institute of Instrumentation Control & Automation)

Register now to increase your skills and qualifications.

Santos announces goal of net-zero emissions by 2040

01 December, 2020

Santos has today announced ambitious new emissions reduction targets that include becoming a net zero emitter by 2040.

Innovative digital diploma scoops national defence award

30 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Flinders University and ASC Shipbuilding have won the Training and Mentorship Program of the Year in 2020 in the Australian Defence Industry Awards.

Going public helps Mayfield bring manufacturing home

30 November, 2020

Electrical manufacturing business Mayfield Group has publicly listed in a bid to boost its manufacturing in South Australia and grow its business.

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