Four ways to overcome the labour shortage

ADVERTISING FEATURE By ECI Media outlets, think tanks, and employers have come to a consensus: the nation is suffering one of its worst labour shortages in history. Since the early 2000s, the Australian labour market has been projected to slow due to our ageing population according to the Australian Government’s Productivity Commission. This is a far…

MITS Alloy powers ahead after award win

Vehicle utility tray and canopy manufacturer MITS Alloy has powered ahead after being named Manufacturer of the Year (50 employees or more) for 2022 in the Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA). Following extensive R&D, the company’s engineers developed a method using interlocking structural frame construction which enabled MITS Alloy to move away from the conventional aluminium…

We are closer than ever to being able to 3D print medicines. Here’s why that’s important

By Amirali Popat, The University of Queensland; Jared Miles, The University of Queensland, and Liam Krueger, The University of Queensland 3D-printed medicine could be the future of personalised healthcare, with research now suggesting printed tablets have reached a sufficient quality to match the standards set for conventionally manufactured tablets. Our new study, published in the…