Former Electrolux site on the way to hosting new aluminium products factory

A development application has been lodged for the recently-purchased former Electrolux site in Orange, with the company behind it saying around 25 jobs will be created through a new aluminium extrusion operation.   According to a statement from Orange City Council, the DA is for “a set of concrete footings to support the equipment required”…

DMTC gets $3.8 million to support industrial R&D projects

DMTC has signed a $3.8 million contract with the Defence Innovation Hub for collaborative R&D activities.   The announcement was made on Thursday, and includes four projects to increase industrial capability, according to a release from the Department of Defence. It describes these as “aimed at enhancing land vehicle design and build; additive manufacturing of…

South Australian companies reusing and recycling to beat global crisis

By Angela Skujins South Australia has embraced the circular economy with a state-wide ban of single-use plastics, a commitment to renewable energy and a roster of reputable companies driving reuse. Although the United Nations reports that less than 10 per cent of all the world’s plastic is recycled, South Australia diverts more than 80 per cent…