More precise positioning with first new satellite dish completed

Consumers and business will be able to more precisely position their activities with the installation of the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network’s (SouthPAN’s) first satellite dish by Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) and ground station terminal manufacturer Av-Comm. The dish in Uralla, regional New South Wales, marks a milestone for the collaborative SouthPAN initiative between Geoscience Australia…

House Standing Committee delivers new report on “Driving advanced manufacturing in Australia”

Another report on the industry has been delivered, with the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Resources tabling Sovereign, smart, sustainable: Driving advanced manufacturing in Australia on Thursday. The committee began accepting written submissions early this year before holding public hearings.  According to the committee’s chair, Labor’s MP for McEwen Rob Mitchell, “the notion…

Victoria and Tasmania Welding Excellence award winners named

Industry body Weld Australia has announced the winners of its 2023 Victoria and Tasmania Welding Excellence Awards.  Winners were announced at an event held at Huntingdale Golf Club.  According to Weld Australia’s CEO, Geoff Crittenden, “This year’s winners feature businesses and individuals committed to the pursuit of innovative, sustainable solutions that minimise risk and maximise…

Adelaide University gets $38m to train nuclear power specialists

The University of Adelaide has received a federal government commitment to fund the training of hundreds more domestic undergraduate students to join the nuclear-related defence workforce of the future. Under the Federal Government’s Nuclear-Powered Submarines (NPS) programme the university has been allocated of $38,634,835 between 2024 and 2030 to deliver an additional 700 Commonwealth Supported…

New Insights from Old Factories – download the companion eBook

@AuManufacturing and software solutions provider Fusion5 will present our latest webinar webinar – New Insights from Old Factories – on Wednesday, 6th December at 10.00 (AEST) with manufacturing CEOs discussing ways to seamlessly and affordably integrate your factory. For more information and to register for the webinar go here. The webinar features Adam Amos, Director,…