Myriota IoT monitoring project wins environment award

An Internet-of-Things (IoT) and low-cost satellite telecommunications system developed by Adelaide’s Myriota has won the Environment and Sustainability award from the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards. The company and its partners NGIS, FrontierSI and the South Australian Department for Environment and Water, developed the system that improves groundwater bore monitoring and management, dramatically increasing understanding…

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Osteopore heads for China market

Bone reconstruction technology company Osteopore is heading for the China market, signing a distribution agreement with Kontour (Xi’an) Medical Technology Co. Ltd to market and sell its products within the People’s Republic. Kontour is listed on the Shanghai stock exchange and is a leading manufacturer and distributor of surgical supplies across mainland China. It manufactures…

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Austin Engineering to buy Mainetec

Austin Engineering will expand its range of mining excavator buckets, purchasing the business of Mainetec for upwards of $19.6 million, funded through existing debt facilities. Mainetec designs, builds and refurbishes mine buckets including the Hulk bucket range (pictured), and has significant overseas markets in the Americas which complement Austin’s own. It also manufactures rope shovels…

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First GREENSTEEL pellets made at Whyalla steelworks

GFG Alliance’s mining arm, SIMEC Mining has produced its first high quality GREENSTEEL pellets that will underpin the future of steel production utilising hydrogen rather than coal at GFG’s primary steelworks at Whyalla, South Australia. The pellets were produced from the company’s Duchess South drill core in the Southern Middleback Ranges using innovative technologies proposed…

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GREENSTEEL expansion plans underway at Whyalla – video

In a separate story here, @AuManufacturing reports on the production of the first GREENSTEEL pellets at the Whyalla operations of Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance. In this video, Gupta explains the current expansion, his ambitions for Whyalla, and the technology that will be used to make green steel using hydrogen rather than coal at Whyalla in…

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