Safety issues are being seen, but not addressed – study

@AuManufacturing rarely reports the plethora of surveys and studies promoted by vendors who have a vested interest in gaining attention for their products. But occasionally we come across a study such as that from global technology company SafetyCulture, that reveals some uncomfortable facts about how workers feel about their workplaces. SafetyCulture is a company which…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among @AuManufacturing’s readers, October 23 – 27, 2023

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. 5) Boeing and Ferra to develop longer range gliding munition Boeing and Australian manufacturer Ferra Engineering have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to continue production of Joint Direct Attack Munition Extended Range (JDAM ER) wing kits for local and…

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Austal’s massive order book in year of more ups than downs

By Peter Roberts The Chairman of Perth international shipbuilder John Rothwell has celebrated a year of massive ups and the occasional down in an upbeat address to the company’s annual general meeting. Rothwell first and foremost celebrated the growth in Austal’s order book to $11.6 billion, if all contract option agreements are exercised. Driven by…

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The crocodile bite that led to a pain relief gel – ATSE awards

Weaving Traditional Knowledge with western science for a new approach to pain relief headlined the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering’s (ATSE) annual national Awards announced tonight. The winning engineers and technologists were recognised for their work spanning climate change, mining, plastic waste, battery tech and food security among others. Nyikina Mangala West Kimberley…

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