RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS TO DELIVER PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Three University of Wollongong-led research projects have been awarded close to $1 million funding to develop blockchain and electric powertrain technologies. The grants, through the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Projects scheme, are designed to bring university researchers together with industry partners. Professor Willy Susilo of UOW’s School of Computing and Information Technology received $199,857 for…

Austal’s USS Oakland completes acceptance trials

The future USS Oakland (pictured) the 12th littoral combat ship built for the US Navy by international shipbuilder Austal has completed its acceptance trials. Austal chief executive David Singleton said the completion of the trials during the Covid-19 pandemic demonstrated the company’s capability and reliability under challenging conditions. He said: “Austal USA has clearly answered…

A new deal plan for manufacturing – countdown to launch

We are on the countdown to the launch of the Australian Manufacturing Forum and @AuManufacturing new deal plan for manufacturing. The plan, crowd sourced from readers and Forum members, will be released on Monday and available for download through @AuManufacturing news. We received close to 50 substantial submissions, numerous emails and phone calls, and hundreds…