Best of the week — the five most popular stories among @AuManufacturing’s readers

Curious about what people were most interested in during the week just finished? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. NIOA WINS CONTRACT FOR NEXT GENERATION ARMY WEAPONS The Federal Government has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Queensland company NIOA to start acquiring and supplying the next generation of small arms for the…

Australian Engineering Excellence Award winners named

Engineers Australia has announced the winners of its Excellence Awards at an event in Sydney on Wednesday night, celebrating achievements in “space, safety, and skin printing”. Major winners included: The King Island UniWave200 Wave Energy Converter Project (pictured), “a world-leading proprietary technology that demonstrates conversion of the energy in ocean waves into clean and emissions…

Bundaberg wins top Queensland export award

Beverage company Bundaberg Brewed Drinks won the top prize at Wednesday’s night’s Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards Gala, also taking out the Agribusiness, Food and Beverages category. The family-owned Bundaberg was founded in 1960 and is best known for its ginger beer (pictured.) It currently exports to more than 60 countries. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said…

FFI announces $200 million green hydrogen deal

Fortescue Metals Group has told the ASX that its Fortescue Future Industries subsidiary has entered a global strategic collaboration with energy infrastructure developer Tree Energy Solutions (TES), aiming to accelerate development of a green hydrogen and green energy import facility in Germany and with a €130 million ($200 million) investment funded from FFI’s unutilised capital…