SA iron ore port at old power station site signs first customer

23 March, 2020

The former Port Augusta power station site in South Australia has signed on the first customer to use the iron ore export port set to be established there.

Belgian start-up achieves multi-metal powder bed fusion

23 March, 2020

Belgian start-up Aerosint has been the first to achieve multi-metal powder bed fusion (PBF), successfully 3D printing a single part made up of two materials.

Coronavirus and the emperor's new clothes

23 March, 2020 by Glenn Johnson, Editor

Will the economic stimulus help manufacturing in a time of crisis?

Coronavirus reveals weakest links in supply chains: report

20 March, 2020

Tech market advisory firm ABI Research has forecasted a worldwide cut in manufacturing industry revenue of US$15 trillion.

COVID-19: Two more major events postponed

20 March, 2020

Advanced Manufacturing Expo has announced the event planned for 13–15 May has been postponed, as has the Workplace Health and Safety Show.

Aussie learning platform trains Indonesian miners

16 March, 2020

Mining companies in Indonesia are using immersive learning software developed in South Australia to train workers.

ABB number one for Swiss patent applications in 2019

16 March, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB made 689 patent applications for 2019, the majority geared towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy and operations efficiency.

Science to support regional Australia facing mine closures

13 March, 2020 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

A new Collaborative Research Centre will provide a research opportunity to support regional communities facing mine closures.

Siemens expands APS Industrial distribution partnership to NZ

13 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Two years after launching the APS Industrial master distributor partnership in Australia, the partnership will be extended to New Zealand.

Emerson and QRI to deliver AI-based analytics for oil and gas

12 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson and Quantum Reservoir Impact are to develop applications for AI-based analytics and decision-making tools for oil and gas exploration and production.

Virus fears drive exports for SA hand sanitiser manufacturer

10 March, 2020

Hand sanitiser orders are exploding for a South Australian manufacturer as the threat of coronavirus empties supermarket shelves of the product worldwide.

Schneider Electric signs new Authorised Service partners

10 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric (Aust) Pty Ltd

Schneider Electric has announced that ENGIE Electrical & Communications and Intelli-Systems have both joined Schneider Electric's Authorised Service Reseller Program.

More women in engineering could help solve skills shortage

09 March, 2020

Increasing the numbers of women in engineering could be the solution to Australia's infrastructure boom skills shortage.

Manufacturing tech: Britain leads where America lags

09 March, 2020

Australia does well in research assessing how manufacturers in North America, Europe and Australia have progressed in adopting new technologies.

Omron appoints new Managing Director

09 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Omron has appointed a new Managing Director for its operations in the Oceania Region.

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