Massive water truck takes to the road

Two Australian firms have joined forces to develop and build a revolutionary minesite water spray truck (pictured) to improve dust control and enhance mining operational safety. Mobile equipment provider Australian Diversified Engineering and mining equipment supplier Austin Engineering have delivered two new ‘stairway access tank’ trucks to the McArthur River silver, lead and zinc mine…

Amaero Additive pursues super alloy protection

Additive manufacturer Amaero International has progressed its application for patent protection for the company’s titanium alloy, Amalloy Beta Ti. The Victorian company announced its application had entered the final, national stage of the Patent Co-operation Treatment (PCT) process. The process allows patent protection to be granted simultaneously in a large number of countries instead of…

Australian Made partners with AFPA supporting forest products

The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) is partnering with the Australian Made Campaign to support the growth of Australia’s forest products industries. AFPA is the peak national body for Australia’s forest, wood and paper products industry, while Australian Made licenses the familiar green and gold logo. Australian Made Chief Executive, Ben Lazzaro, said the partnership…

Queensland industry shines in Covid fight

While manufacturers nationwide have rallied to fight Covid-19 the Queensland government has gone on the front foot with its support for the manufacturing sector. The government launched its very public #MakingItForQLD campaign to support the fight against COVID-19, with daily manufacturing highlights. We have had regular media releases from the federal government but no state…