Reece Pharmaceuticals scales up manufacturing

Synthetic antibiotic developer Recce Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: RCE) has scaled up its Sydney production facility to support its commercialisation activities. The company, which has patented a new class of antibiotics to tackle resistant superbugs, has increased capacity at Macquarie Park in Sydney fivefold to cope with increasing demand. The Company has developed an automated process…

Australia falls again in global broadband speed rankings

If fast broadband is essential to modern business including manufacturing, then you are all better off moving to that technology powerhouse Kazakhstan. The latest Ookla Speedtest Global Index places Australia’s $50 billion National Broadband Network (NBN) as the world’s 62nd fastest fixed broadband, down three places and falling behind the central Asian republic. The latest…

Manufacturing to benefit from Adelaide Commonwealth Games

Analysis by Peter Roberts The South Australian capital of Adelaide seems assured of being the host city for the 2026 Commonwealth Games, with manufacturers among the many beneficiaries of this global event. Commonwealth Games Federation president, Louise Martin gave the game away in a little-reported interview on BBC radio this week, according to games insiders.…

Global hemp manufacturer frustrated in Australia

The Australian-listed company that brought you the hemp burger remains frustrated in Australia despite being close to its goal of profitability internationally, according to the company. Elixinol Global (ASX: EXL), listed in Australia with a market capitalisation of $632 million but headquartered in the United States, just reported revenue of $11.7 million for the first…