$2.2 million Titomic machine installed at UK R&D organisation

Cold spray additive manufacturing business Titomic has announced the completed installation of one of their machines at the TWI research institute near Cambridge, England, where it will play “a key role” in the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) program. The machine, a TKF1000 additive manufacturing system, would be used to create industrial-scale parts and complex surface…

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Orthocell grants licence for bone regeneration in dental implant market Bone and tissue regeneration company Orthocell has signed a global exclusive licence and manufacturing agreement for its Striate+ resorbable collagen membrane product with leading dental implant company BioHorizons Implant Systems. In consideration for the licence, BioHorizons will pay Orthocell $23.1 million. Orthocell will supply BioHorizons…

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Infrabuild increases throughput at Sydney steel mill

Integrated steel manufacturing, distribution and recycling business InfraBuild has increased the throughput rate of its billet caster at its Rooty Hill, Sydney Steel Mill, boosting efficiencies and promising benefits for its customers. The company, which operates electric arc furnaces in Sydney and Laverton, Melbourne, conducted an engineering study with the billet caster’s Original Equipment Manufacturer…

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Novafast and Century Engineering secure frigate contracts

Adelaide-based SME businesses Novafast International and Century Engineering have been contracted by BAE Systems Australia to manufacture parts to support the Hunter Class Frigate Program’s prototyping phase which is well underway. Composite product and material manufacturer Novafast has been awarded a contract to manufacture 331 composite pipe spools that will be used for water systems…

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Audit office slams Morrison government entrepreneurs program

The Australian National Audit Office has severely criticised the design and management of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources government’s largest value procurement program in 2019-20. In a scathing report tabled in Parliament, the ANAO said the $492.4 million Entrepreneurs Programme failed on most of the criteria demanded of government grant schemes. Tenders…

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Changing the global landscape of sustainable agriculture with Siemens technology

ADVERTISING FEATURE Agricultural industries around the world are facing the challenge of sustainably increasing productivity to meet the demands of a growing population. As consumer focus leans towards organic, ethically grown produce, land stewardship and environmentally responsible farming practices prove central to economic growth and export potential. In 2022, Siemens is celebrating 150 years of…

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