Ampcontrol part of novel wound care collaboration

Engineering firm Ampcontrol has shared some details of its latest project, developing wound care solutions in a recently-announced $5.67 million, three-year collaboration with Whiteley Corporation, University of Newcastle, and Western Sydney University. Ampcontrol has its roots in the mining sector, but has diversified into projects ranging from radar systems to electric vehicle charging to renewable…

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Ampol and SEA Electric partner for commercial vehicle fleets

Oil company Ampol has partnered with Australian commercial electric vehicle manufacturer SEA Electric to support the transition of companies to zero-emissions commercial electric vehicle technology. Through the partnership, SEA Electric and Ampol will work together to develop charging options to support the uptake of lower emissions commercial vehicles in key parts of the transport sector.…

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ACE EV ends ‘exceptional year’ with order from Woolworths for EVs

Australian electric vehicle developer ACE EV Group secured a contract with Woolworths to produce custom designed trolley collectors for trial evaluation, the ACE V1 Transformer TC Series (pictured). Managing director Greg McGarvie wrote to supporters who have pre-ordered the company’s long-anticipated locally manufactured EV’s, telling them of the news and thanking them for their support.…

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NIOA’s new group structure reflects business ‘inflection point’

Australian munitions company NIOA today unveiled a corporate reorganisation and new executive appointments that Group CEO Rob Nioa said reflected an inflection point in the company’s development. The reorganisation comes hot on the heels of the Queensland company’s acquisition of US-based rifle manufacturer and designer Barrett. Nioa said the family-owned NIOA was at an inflection…

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Deakin team recycles old solar panels into valuable nanomaterials

Deakin University researchers have developed what they say is a “highly-lucrative” way to salvage end-of-life silicon panels and convert them into nanomaterials with use in “breakthrough energy storage” technologies and elsewhere. According to a statement from the university on Monday, “years of research” led by Alfred Deakin Professor Ying (Ian) Chen have helped enable a…

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Osteopore to purchase distribution businesses

Bone reconstruction technology company Osteopore is to purchase its distributors in South Korea and key South East Asian markets, taking control of sales and distribution in its most lucrative markets. The company, which manufactures Osteoplug and Osteomesh bioresorbable implants which encourage bone regeneration, will buy Lomic Korea, 3D Aesthetic Solutions, 3D Healthcare, and 3D Aesthetic…

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