Incitec chair Brian Kruger resigns

Fertiliser and explosives company Incitec Pivot announced on Monday morning that Brian Kruger has stepped down as Chairman and non-executive director, effective immediately, citing personal reasons.   Kruger had been a director at Incitec since June 2017 and Chairman since July 2019.  The company nominated delivery of sustained earnings for shareholders through COVID-19 and geopolitical instability…

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Low carbon aluminium a winner for Capral

Building products manufacturer Capral Aluminium’s lower carbon aluminium range, LocAl has been recognised at the 2023 Architecture and Design Sustainability Awards as the Green Building Product category winner. In an era where environmental consciousness is rising, Capral’s locally extruded, lower-carbon aluminium stands out for its more sustainable practices and aluminium stewardship, according to the company.…

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Search for industry partners for Surface Manufacturing CRC – series launch

@AuManufacturing today launches a new series on researchers led by UniSA who are seeking companies to develop surface processing capabilities, in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. Here, Peter Roberts sets the scene – what can manufacturers expect from a new Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC)? SMEs who collaborate with each other and…

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Search for CRC industry partners – Professor Colin Hall

Our editorial series on researchers led by UniSA’s search for companies to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC), talks to Professor Colin Hall, industry professor at UniSA. It is no coincidence that a proposal to establish a new Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre comes from an institution, and…

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Australian Manufacturing Forum passes 14,000 members

@AuManufacturing’s social media discussion and networking group, the Australian Manufacturing Forum on Linkedin, has passed an important membership milestone. The Forum, Australia’s largest professional social media group of Australian manufacturers, jumped past the 14,000 member mark last night with the admission of new members, bringing membership late yesterday to 14,012. New members in past days…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, November 6 – 10, 2023

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 1) Brisbane’s Tritium to move production to US NASDAQ-listed electric vehicle charger manufacturer Tritium has ended speculation about the future of its Brisbane factory and announced that it will move production to Lebanon, Tennessee, in a bid to…

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