Graphene Manufacturing Group plans aluminium-ion batteries

Brisbane’s Graphene Manufacturing Group is using graphene to produce aluminium-ion batteries utilising a patent-pending surface perforation technology developed by the University of Queensland. The company, which is listed on the Canadian TSX Venture Exchange following its’ merger with Cuspis Capital, is focusing on producing aluminium-ion coin cell battery prototypes for customer testing later this year.…

Celebrating Australian Made – advanced manufacturing is not rocket science – by Bll Ellerton

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – looks at the issues that manufacturers should focus on to survive and prosper in a fast-changing world. Here Bill Ellerton says we should focus less on the latest sexy buzz words, and more on solutions suited to our SME manufacturing structure. Many are affordable and accessible.…

Austin Engineering to undertake strategic review

Mining equipment manufacturer Austin Engineering is moving its headquarters from Brisbane to Perth, recruitiing a new CEO and embarking on a strategic review of its multi-national manufacturing operations. The company told investors the move to co-locate with its largest factory at Kewdale in Perth recognised to significance of its Western Australian and Asian operations which…