Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

Covid-19 hits Cann Group’s outlook Medicinal cannabis manufacturer Cann Group has been hit by Covid-19 interruptions to supply chains, forcing the company to downgrade its earnings outlook for the year. International regulatory timelines for approval have blown out and third-party manufacturing and supply issues have caused temporary delays in shipments to local and export customers.…

Custom Denning Element E-bus now available

Australian battery electric bus manufacturer Custom Denning has announced that it is now taking orders for its much-anticipated Element electric bus (pictured). Transport for NSW procurement panel approved, and available for delivery from Q3, 2021, the first full production models are currently on the production line at the company’s St Marys, Sydney manufacturing plant. According…

Murray Engineering and Siemens partner on EV

Siemens and Western Australian partner Murray Engineering have unveiled a new light electric vehicle (eLV, pictured) designed and built in Australia. The vehicle was unveiled at the Austmine 2021 conference taking place in Perth, and follows the announcement of a new underground electric charging station for mines last year. The eLV, along with Siemens’ underground…

Celebrating Australian Made – Kingspan Insulation is cool (or warm)

Australian Made Week comes to a close this weekend. Here @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – profiles the company you turn to when you want thermally high performance buildings – Kingspan Insulation. Australia is rightly seen as a laggard globally when it comes to national policy to drive a zero-emissions future. But in…

Celebrating Australian Made – how AlphaFit represents made in Australia today

With Australian Made Week reaching its climax, @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Celebrating Australian Made – looks at a product Australians turned to during the Covid-19 pandemic – fitness equipment by AlphaFit. When Covid-19 hit the first products to run out in local shops were staples such as pasta and toilet paper, but consumers forced to…

Huge reaction to @AuManufacturing’s How It’s Made – Australia video series

(Advertisement) @AuManufacturing has seen a huge response to our announcement that we are launching How It’s Made – Australia – a multi-media video series showcasing the best Australian manufacturing has to offer. Presented in association with Cahoots and AusBiz, manufacturers can work with us on video presentations of their operations that will reach a qualified…