Project aims to take renewable, recycled rebar into production

University of Southern Queensland has shared details of a collaboration between its researchers and building materials company Inconmat, supported through the latest round of Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) grants. The team’s work is focussed on an answer to the corrosion issues that come with steel reinforcement bars used in concrete structures. The project is…

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Ampcontrol rebrands all its businesses Electrical engineering group Ampcontrol has rebranded its various subsidiaries to ‘meet the growth and response to industry needs for innovative power solutions and service’. Wholly owned and operated by Ampcontrol is Austech, Burn Brite, Captech, CPS National and Verico. From 1 February 2023, these businesses will be rebranded to Ampcontrol…

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Australia and US to boost high-tech cooperation

Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has met with United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo in Washington to further strengthen commercial ties, cooperation and Australia’s economic integration with the US. Husic said in a statement: “This meeting provided an opportunity to reinforce Australia as a safe, secure partner in scientific and technological collaboration.…

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AML3D breaks into US submarine construction

By Peter Roberts Adelaide’s AML3D has built on its Australian maritime manufacturing work to sell a large-scale, industrial Arcemy ‘X-Edition 6700’ Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing metal 3D printing system (pictured) to support the US Navy’s submarine industrial base. Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing is an additive process similar to welding that will be used to produce…

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