Goanna Ag and Myriota combine for farm sensor solutions

Farm sensor manufacturer Goanna Ag and IoT nanosatellite operator Myriota have combined to launch two innovative products to help farmers manage water resources, Go Rain and GoTank. GoRain allows farmers to monitor rainfall at remote locations, providing information on rainfall variability that enables data driven decision-making. GoTank updates livestock farmers via the industrial IoT on…

PPK Group looks to divest mining equipment business, focus on technology

Technology commercialisation business and mining equipment manufacturer PPK Group has suffered a drop in profit as the company continues to aggressively expand its portfolio of businesses. The company reported today earnings before interest tax amortisation and depreciation of $924,000 in the first half year, down from a profit of $3.1 million. Total revenues were hit…

Anti-microbial coating tested on the International Space Station

An antimicrobial surface coating developed by an international team including researchers from the University of Queensland is now being tested on the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. Teams led by Boeing’s Jason Armstrong and UQ’s Professor Michael Monteiro have collaborated on an antimicrobial coating designed to help fight bacteria and viruses, including the virus…