The idea of robots taking our jobs is not radically new.
There is no shortage of Aussie manufacturers applying great ideas. However, I would argue they could do a better job of putting their cleverness forward.
Strong growth in non-alcoholic grape juice products is helping a South Australian winery increase its presence in Asia.
The $28 million, 28-member Building 4.0 Cooperative Research Centre bid will be announced on Friday, led by Monash University, Lendlease, Donovan Group and University of Melbourne.
Three circular economy-themed events will take place at New England August 1, bringing researchers, government and businesses together to discuss the opportunities presented by smarter waste management.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have won the global Pose Estimation Challenge, a competition to accurately determine the position of a space object.
Applications are open for Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure grants worth $22.3 million for private, not for profit and council organisations wanting to make capital investments in waste and recycling infrastructure.
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub has been opened in Brisbane, supported by $7.71 million in state government funding over four years, and will provide advice and guidance on adoption to companies.
Mark Bernhard, the former chairman and managing director at GM Holden until August last year, has joined Carbon Revolution ahead of its planned listing on the stock exchange.
Brisbane company Tritium has signed a deal with SSA Marine to deliver and install 33 fast DC chargers at the Port of Long Beach to power a new fleet of terminal tractors.