RØDE Microphones launches super-small Wireless GO

Sydney professional audio manufacturer, RØDE Microphones, has launched Wireless GO, the world’s smallest broadcast quality microphone. The latest product from the leading sound engineering company will debut at NAB 2019, a media, entertainment and technology show in Las Vegas from 8 April. Measuring a compact 44mm x 45.3mm x 18.5mm and weighing only 31g, the…

Cannabis production facility gets major projects status

The federal government has granted major projects status to a massive project near Toowoomba in Queensland to grow cannabis for medicinal purposes. The $450 million project being developed by Asterion Australia would establish 40 hectares of fully automated glasshouses in three stages. Industry minister, Karen Andrews said the project could ultimately support 1,000 jobs, and…

Li-ion battery recycling boost from investment

Lithium metal technology company Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) is to invest in Melbourne li-ion battery recycling business, Envirostream, with plans to expand its capacity. The company has invested $600,000 to take 18.9 per cent of Envirostream which operates Australia’s only plant that shreds used batteries. The process produces a powder containing the critical metal components…

New space strategy to guide industry development

Canberra has launched a comprehensive space strategy outlining national priorities and regulatory reform needed create a viable local industry sector. The 10-year Australian Civil Space Strategy was launched as part of the 2019 federal budget. The head of the Australian Space Agency, Megan Clarke said the strategy laid the foundations for a local industry including…