Brent is a co-founder and editor of @AuManufacturing.

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, July 8 – July 12, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Magnetite secures Japanese support for green iron project Magnetite Mines has secured Japanese financial support for its plans to develop a massive green iron ore mine and potential green iron or steel production near Port Pirie in South Australia. The…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, July 2 – July 5, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Responding to the loss of sovereign ability to make plastics While issues such as quantum computing attract political action, Australia is losing the sovereign ability to manufacture even basic products such as plastics and downstream products such as…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, June 17 – June 21, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Bosch to install automated heliostat line at RayGen’s facility by year’s end Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions (BAMS) has announced that it is working with solar cell manufacturer and renewable energy project developer RayGen Resources to automate production. In a statement from…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, June 10 – June 14, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Psychotropic medicines manufacturer bids for IDT Australia Psychotropic medicines manufacturer Mynd Bio Pty Ltd has made a surprise bid to acquire listed pharmaceutical developer, Melbourne-based IDT Australia. The bidder is part of a larger group which has already…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, May 27 – May 31, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers report now available Following last month’s heavily-anticipated announcement of the Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers list for 2024, @AuManufacturing is now making a report based on the five-month campaign freely available. Download the 36-page e-book for…

Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, May 20 – May 24, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) New battery strategy to drive battery manufacturing The federal government has released Australia’s first National Battery Strategy, supporting a Future Made in Australia as global demand for batteries is set to quadruple by 2030. According to a joint…

Celebrating Australian Made — for recycled paver maker, it’s about credibility

This month marks two years of manufacturing for Philip Goodman, who says his company has so far managed to turn about 300,000 kilograms of post-industrial plastic into new permeable pavers. The Director of Truegrid Australia came to manufacturing after a career as developer and builder, particularly of over-50s lifestyle resorts.  Goodman says he saw Truegrid…