By Elizabeth Thurbon, UNSW; Hao Tan, University of Newcastle; John Mathews, Macquarie University, and Sung-Young Kim, Macquarie University The chaos of COVID-19 has now hit global energy markets, creating an outcome unheard of in industrial history: negative oil prices. With the world’s largest economies largely in lockdown, demand for oil has stagnated. Essentially, the…
First production of BLU-111 munitions has been completed by Thales Australia. The milestone was an important addition to Australia’s F-35A Joint Strike Fighter capability, said defence industry minister Melissa Price in a statement, adding that and 15 companies – including five small businesses – were involved in the work. “This work establishes a…
Ford Australia announced on Wednesday that it is making and donating PPE for healthcare workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
South Australian electronic warfare company DEWC Systems has been awarded a $3.1 million contract to advance its space tactical sensor system for the Australian Defence Force.
An emergency bed project linking US Fortune 500 US company Stryker with four Australian manufacturers has highlighted the strength and adaptability of the local sector, according to those involved.
A new deal plan for manufacturing – Manufacturing will languish without action to train a skilled Australian workforce
@AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing turns to the importance of VET skills. Gary Workman describes why these are vital for the industry’s future prosperity.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is calling for submissions to inform its Renewable Energy Roadmap, with a deadline in late-May.
An Australian space innovation program with the backing of Amazon and Deloitte will be expanded to the United Kingdom this year.
ANCA CNC Machines has announced that it is part of the Grey Innovation-led consortium of Australian manufacturers working to produce invasive ventilators
In the wake of COVID-19, we’re seeing intense international competition for urgently-needed supplies including personal protection equipment and ventilators. In Australia, this could extend to other critical imports such as pharmaceuticals and medicines. And when our manufacturing sector can’t fill unexpected breaks in supply chains, we all face risk.