VRA and Rafael move to manufacture Spike missile

Varley Rafael Australia (VRA) is continuing to progress its sovereign guided missile capability and its readiness for local manufacture and support of the Spike LR2 anti-tank and anti-personnel guided missile (pictured). The Spike missile has been selected by the Australian Defence Force and is available in man-portable, vehicle-launched, and helicopter-launched variants. Varley Rafael Australia (VRA)…

Australian Vanadium backed to produce critical battery materials

Resources and chemicals group Australian Vanadium Limited (AVL) will receive a $49 million grant from the federal government to support a major project in Western Australia to produce critical battery metals and electrolyte for vanadium redox storage batteries. The grant, under the federal government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative Collaboration Stream, will fund development of the company’s…

Help Australian manufacturers fightback from floods

The Australian Made Campaign is encouraging consumers to help local businesses fight back across flood devastated Queensland and New South Wales through its new ‘Flood Fightback‘ product page. While rain is finally easing Australian Made is featuring almost 900 businesses across flood-affected communities, providing consumers with a way to discover new and exciting Australian Made…

ANSTO to manufacture skin cancer treatment

Nuclear science and technology organisation ANSTO has been licensed as the Australian manufacturing partner of a new non-invasive treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). Radioisotope developer OncoBeta and ANSTO will establish local manufacturing of the company’s epidermal radioisotope therapy, Rhenium-SCT (Skin Cancer Therapy) for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer. ANSTO operates the OPAL nuclear…