Austin invests $6.5m in mine equipment manufacturing

Perth mining equipment manufacturer Austin Engineering today announced a $6.5 million investment program in its Perth and Batam, Indonesia equipment design and manufacturing facilities. The company, which manufactures mining dump truck bodies, buckets, water tanks, tyre handlers and ancillary equipment, plans to transform its manufacturing facilities through automated processes and systems to deliver significant reductions…

The digital path to growth – handling information that is secret

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – the digital path to growth – looks at a case when sharing information widely across a company and with suppliers is not desirable. Here Peter Roberts profiles fast-growing sovereign defence manufacturer Electro Optic Systems. Space, communications and defence manufacturer Electro Optic Systems has come a long way from its roots…