Orange City Council approved a development application on Tuesday night for an aluminium factory at the former Electrolux site.
The NSW government has announced it will provide $5 million in support of personal protective equipment manufacturing in the state.
The world is hoping a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine will soon become available. So far, more than 160 candidate vaccines are in development.
The plan to block any research and development tax incentive claims on JobKeeper payments has been labelled “absurd” and damaging to tech companies at the “worst possible time”, with several prominent experts railing against the proposal.
A world-leading technique developed in Adelaide for manufacturing lightweight armour for soldiers and law enforcement officers is being rolled out in Ohio to allow its maker to supply the US defence force.
Medical technology startup Field Orthopaedics has raised a further $5 million, with the backing coming from Ilwella, the family office of resources billionaire Brian Flannery.
Former opposition leader Bill Shorten has supported new gas investments as a way to help “double down” on manufacturing in the post-pandemic economic recovery.
The Victorian government has announced grants of between $50,000 and $300,000 to support projects using recycled glass, paper, cardboard, plastic and rubber.
US researchers have used machine learning and computer vision to develop a tool for real-time quality assessment of parts being built in a 3D printer.
Australia and the United States have moved to strengthened their history of collaboration through a senior-level dialogue on science and frontier technologies led by Industry Minister Karen Andrews.