QuantX’s atomic clock gets support

QuantX, the company that has developed some of the world’s most accurate clocks, has won $1 million from SmartSatCRC to develop a new atomic clock designed to operate in space. The Adelaide technology company will accelerate development of a new atomic clock designed to provide the most precise timing for satellites in space, according to…

Victorian budget to add to industry investment fund

The Victorian Budget 2022/23 to be delivered today includes a number of industry initiatives, including $40 million over two years to help fast-growing companies expand further through the Victorian Industry Investment Fund. The fund supports companies in health, food production, technology, advanced manufacturing and business services to develop more products, create jobs and boost sales,…

Excellence in maritime manufacturing – communication is the key

Today @AuManufacturing’s editorial series Excellence in maritime manufacturing coinciding with the Indo Pacific 2022 International Maritime Exposition turns to the issue of communications. Here Peter Roberts talks with Matthew Jones of Electro Optic Systems. If Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has taught us anything, it is that good communications are critical to success, according to Matthew…

Swoop Aero drone logistics serving Singapore Straits

Urban aviation infrastructure company Skyports is leveraging Australian Swoop Aero’s technology-based drone logistics system, successfully completing ship to shore landings in the Singapore Straits (pictured). The feat represents a significant milestone for both organisations, who are pushing the boundaries of drone innovation, creativity and technological ingenuity, according to Swoop. “Over the coming months, Swoop Aero…

Adbri aims for net zero, tests breakthrough cement technologies

Cement and lime manufacturer Adbri has launched an ambitious plan to decarbonise its emissions intensive processes and operations and has announced a goal of net zero emissions by 2050. The company’s detailed net zero emissions roadmap released today calls for action on reducing emissions, developing new products and collaborating with Australian low emissions technology company…

Excellence in maritime manufacturing – touring Osborne naval shipyard

Kicking off @AuManufacturing’s editorial series Excellence in maritime manufacturing we visit the Osborne shipyard in Adelaide where nine Hunter class frigates are under construction. Covid-19 and defence concerns have kept journalists away from the shipyard, but here, Peter Roberts reports on an exclusive first-tour. A tour of Australia’s biggest investment in naval shipbuilding facilities begins…

Launch of our new editorial series – excellence in maritime manufacturing

Today @AuManufacturing launches its new editorial series Excellence in maritime manufacturing coinciding with the Indo Pacific 2022 International Maritime Exposition. Maritime industries are booming as Australia builds new naval vessels at a rate unprecedented in peacetime. In a separate story Peter Roberts tours the Osborne shipyard in Adelaide, while here he sets the scene. Australia’s…