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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Liberty announces significant Whyalla expansion plans

17 December, 2018

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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