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Artificial intelligence in Australia needs to get ethical, so we have a plan

09 May, 2019 by Emma Schleiger, CSIRO and Stefan Hajkowicz, Data61*

The question of whether technology is good or bad depends on how it’s developed and used. Nowhere is that more topical than in technolgies using AI.


Deakin welcomes Labor commitment to Geelong battery facility

09 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Deakin University

Deakin University welcomes the federal Labor Party's pledge to, if elected, work with the university to support a battery manufacturing plant in Geelong.


SA Future Factory starts new era for Australian manufacturing

07 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Flinders University

A proposed Flinders University-led Australian Centre for Innovative Manufacturing will be the nation's first reconfigurable 'Future Factory'.


Western Murray Irrigation to digitalise water supply to farmers

07 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Western Murray Irrigation (WMI) has selected Siemens to help digitalise the water supply to hundreds of farmers across an area of 5000 hectares.


A third of manufacturing workers clock off work and on to their passion

06 May, 2019

Are you a worker in the engineering and manufacturing sector that has a side project you are passionate about?


Smart design for electric and autonomous vehicles an opportunity

03 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Deakin University

Australia needs to take a smarter, more strategic approach to vehicle use and design practices, according to a Deakin advanced manufacturing expert.


Scientists create new process for recycling rare earth metals

30 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Deakin University

Scientists at Deakin University and Spain's Tecnalia Research and Innovation have improved the process for recovering rare earth metals (REMs).


Mining industry still well behind in gender equality: report

29 April, 2019

The Responsible Mining Foundation has reported that there is still little effort being made to address gender imbalance in the mining workforce.


Cameco receives uranium mine approval under challenging conditions

26 April, 2019

The approval of the Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia is not without controversy and may be impacted by an adverse market.


Taking sustainability to the next level

26 April, 2019

New efforts to reduce and re-use waste to boost a 'circular' economy.


Is China the worst place for industrial accidents?

26 April, 2019

If recent events are anything to go by, China must currently be the worst place for industrial accidents.


Australian space industry research growing

23 April, 2019

The SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) is the biggest investment in space industry research development in Australia's history.


Bottled nitrogen to become a thing of the past, according to Oxair

18 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Oxair Gas Systems Pty Ltd

Oxair says that shipping in cumbersome cylinders or tankers is an outdated option now that on-site nitrogen membrane system technology is available.


GWI announces winners of the 2019 Global Water Awards

16 April, 2019

Sydney Water and Yarra Valley Water receive awards.


Melbourne to host Corrosion and Prevention 2019

15 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Australasian Corrosion Association

The Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) will host its C&P 2019 conference on 24–27 November at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne.


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