Clean energy investment collapses as government policy falters

One of the few successful ways Australia has been cutting greenhouse gas emissions – large-scale wind and solar energy installations – is collapsing as a lack of federal government policy hits investment. Figures from the Clean Energy Council show investment commitments in large-scale renewable energy projects have collapsed by more than 50 per cent, falling…

Aurora Labs in independent audit of its 3D metal printed parts

Additive manufacturing technology company, Aurora Labs Limited (ASX: A3D) has signed an agreement with DNV GL to provide certification services for parts made with the company’s 3D metal printers. The Perth company will offer certification and audit services for parts through DNV GL, which will develop an independent certification process. Aurora has developed 3D metal…

EMVision stroke detection instrument used in patient trials

Medical technology group EMVision Medical Devices (ASX: EMV) has begun clinical trials of its novel stroke detection instrument (pictured). The company announced that it had received the green light for trials which have now begun at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. EMVision CEO Ron Weinberger said: “Taking a prototype of our complexity from the…

REDARC enters defence market

Family-owned vehicle systems business REDARC Electronics has established a dedicated defence business following five years of market research and partner building in the defence sector. Owner of the Adelaide company, Anthony Kittel has established REDARC Defence Systems Pty Ltd to provide build to plan and company developed products to the defence vehicle sector. Established in…