Osborne digital naval shipyard nears completion – photo essay

The federal government’s $535 million redevelopment of the Osborne South naval shipyard on the Port River in Adelaide is nearing completion with landscaping works underway in preparation for the handover. The yard, complementing facilities where Collins Class submarines, Hobart class air warfare destroyers and Arafura class patrol boats have been constructed, will be used in…

Ballarat mineral processing equipment firm to make ventilator

Leading mineral processing equipment manufacturer Gekko Systems has been funded by the Victorian government to further refine a new medical ventilator developed by the firm. The government, which is also supporting a ventilator being developed by Grey Innovation, has advanced funds to prepare the Gekko ventilator design for manufacturing readiness. Gekko, better known for its…

Titomic in new sale to Airbus

Industrial scale metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has won a new customer in aerospace manufacturer Airbus. The Melbourne 3D printing company will develop processes and materials to demonstrate the use its Titomic Kinetic Fusion (TKF) production system to manufacture parts and components. The company will be paid $50,000 to create the first demonstration parts. Managing…