By Professor Heng Wang, Co-Director of the Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law Centre (CIBEL), University of NSW A temporary truce in the ongoing economic conflict between the two largest global economies has been reached with phase one of the new trade deal between China and the US. As a first step, the…
Boeing has announced a full-year net loss of $US 636 million, its worst-ever result, and that it will cut production of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft from 14 to 10 per month.
An annual survey from the Australian Industry Group released today found a low proportion of leaders planning to increase business investment.
Recreational vehicle builder Zone RV has made its third site move since getting started in 2015, and relocated to an $8 million purpose-built factory at Coolum Business Park.
Research supporting the production and export of green hydrogen is among projects sharing $7.5 million in ARC Linkage Program funding.
Another circular economy initiative has been announced by a large Australian business, this time by Woolworths Group (ASX:WOW), which will use overripe bananas in bread.
On just and sustainable terms: new research highlights importance of manufacturing in a changing world
Research by Western Sydney University and the University of Newcastle, studying ten companies within the state, has considered the future of manufacturing and its role in addressing “challenges of growing inequality, social exclusion and environmental degradation.”
Two WA companies, First Graphene (ASX: FGR) and boot-maker Steel Blue, announced a 24-month supply agreement, with graphene additives to enhance an upcoming release of safety boots. This nanomaterial will be incorporated in boot components, including a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) sole. Graphene is a single layer of hexagonally-arranged carbon atoms, first successfully created in…
Pact Group (ASX:PGH) announced on Tuesday that it had appointed Citigroup to oversee the sale of its contract manufacturing division, which is worth an estimated $200 million.
Engineering skills underpin the functioning of our societies and economies. As we face the global challenges presented by a changing climate, food and water scarcity, loss of biodiversity and globalisation, these skills will only become more important.