Former federal opposition leader Brendan Nelson will become president of Boeing Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific, effective February 11, replacing Maureen Dougherty in the role.
By Andrew Blakers, Professor of Engineering, Australian National University In the 1980s, a global race was underway: to find a more efficient way of converting energy from the sun into electricity. Some 30 years ago, our research team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) came up with a breakthrough, called the PERC silicon…
Grants totalling $4.7 million and shared among nine companies under the federal Accelerating Commercialisation program have been announced.
A new Australian-made medical device, a balloon for drug delivery for atherosclerosis sufferers, is moving closer to commercialisation.
A digital welding platform for an earthmoving attachment manufacturer is among projects being assisted through round two of the WA government’s Regional Economic Development program.
The BioMar Australia aqua feed mill in Tasmania’s north-west is on schedule to open in April, according to the company, with the site to employ 55 and have an annual capacity of 110,000 tonnes. The Advocate reports that commissioning at the Wesley Vale site is expected to begin “dry commissioning” in February, running machinery and…
Wine baron Warren Randall has purchased his first vineyard in Australia’s largest grape growing region, the latest target in a string of acquisitions aimed to fuel his booming Chinese sales.
Recently-listed carbon fibre wheel manufacturer Carbon Revolution (ASX: CBR) is on track to become profitable this year, increase annualised production to 32,000 units by June, and grow its workforce to 1,000 “within the next three to five years.”
A fully compostable shrink-wrap developed in South Australia for cucumbers is being adopted by other food sectors and a global airline.
University of Sydney researchers have shown the way for new steel alloy designs to combat brittleness caused by exposure to hydrogen.