The nation’s medical research institutes have called on government to fund an additional 300 investigator grants over three years to support early and mid-stage career scientists to remain in the sector.
The launch of a fire-proof and waterproof building wrap designed for high-rise buildings and homes in bushfire zones is set to drive growth for its South Australian manufacturer.
Australian manufacturing achieved back-to-back months of overall growth, driven by its two biggest sectors, according to the Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index.
Melbourne contract microfluidics business Schott Minifab announced this week that it had delivered 20 million eye test cards for US-based client TearLab since 2007.
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has been awarded $2 million to manage a new Innovation Hub for the prefabricated building industry. A feasibility study for the hub was announced in June last year. Federal industry minister Karen Andrews said on Friday that the new hub would be part of a “coordinated national network of Innovation Labs” to…
Increased copper production at Olympic Dam has helped mining giant BHP boost its global production for the 2020 financial year.
RMIT researchers have developed a blend of recycled rubble and tyre rubber which they say is the first such mix precisely optimised to meet road engineering safety standards.
Perseverance: the Mars rover searching for ancient life, and the Aussie scientists who helped build it
Every two years or so, when Mars passes close to Earth in its orbit around the Sun, conditions are right to launch a spacecraft to the red planet. Launches during this period can complete the seven-month voyage using a minimum of energy.
Reed Exhibitions discontinues National Manufacturing Week, AMTIL announces Australian Manufacturing Week
Reed Exhibitions has announced it will no longer be holding the annual National Manufacturing Week event, following a “thorough and extensive review” of its events portfolio.
A two-year, $6 million project linking Boral, UTS and Southern Highland Concrete Construction will focus on low-carbon concrete production, formulating products that use a large amount of alternative, lower-CO2 binders.