Sienna appoints Brazilian distributor

Sienna Cancer Diagnostics (ASX: SDX) has appointed a Brazilian distributor for its breakthrough bladder cancer detection test. The appointment of Inside Diagnosticos as its exclusive agent selling to pathology labs follows the recent appointments of distributors in Korea and Singapore. Sienna has the first ever in vitro diagnostic (IVD) for detection of telomerase as an…

Would an Australian merchant fleet help manufacturing?

Analysis by Peter Roberts If the ALP is elected at the upcoming national poll, as seems likely, Australia just may see the revival of Australian-owned shipping. Opposition leader, Bill Shorten has promised to re-develop maritime skills training, establish an investigative task force, and develop a core, privately-owned, Australian ‘strategic fleet’. Made up of perhaps a…

NEW National body to promote stair and balcony safety

The construction industry is in the spotlight over multiple issues to do with compliance and safety, especially of cheap imported substitute products. Industry leaders have responded by launching a new professional body to promote safety and certification standards for balustrades – the supported railings that are found everywhere in our cities and homes. The main…