Bisalloy to supply steel into US navy shipbuilding

Armour steel manufacturer Bisalloy Steel has broken into the US military shipbuilding market, snaring a purchase order for processed Australian steel from Newport News Shipbuilding. Newport News is a division of HII, the largest military shipbuilder in the US and one of two US companies that designs and builds nuclear-powered submarines. Bisalloy, which processes steel…

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Borcat Trailers goes green with lower carbon aluminium

Australian trailer manufacturer Borcat Trailers has taken a significant step towards sustainability by embracing Capral Aluminium’s LocAl Green lower-carbon aluminium. Borcat Trailers has partnered with Capral Aluminium, embracing LocAl Green lower carbon aluminium as the new standard for extruded aluminium supplied into its business. Capral’s LocAl offer includes two lower carbon aluminium options: LocAl Green…

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iAccelerate says its startups achieved $75.3 million in revenues last year

The University of Wollongong’s innovation hub iAccelerate has calculated that its companies generated $75.3 million in sales in the 2023 calendar year, and a total of $416.5 million since its establishment in 2016. According to a statement from UoW on Thursday, its iAccelerate 2023 Impact Report calculated that companies paid $22.3 million through salaries and…

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Wagners launches new composite utility poles

Construction Materials manufacturer Wagners has launched a new 356mm Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) utility pole for electricity networks feeling the pinch of timber shortages. Wagners Composite Fibre Technologies’ (CFT) launch comes in the wake of rising costs, declining quality and reliability of supply for traditional timber utility poles, due to deforestation and bushfires in 2002…

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China has finally removed crushing tariffs on Australian wine. But re-establishing ourselves in the market won’t be easy

By Weihuan Zhou, UNSW Sydney and James Laurenceson, University of Technology Sydney China’s Ministry of Commerce has finally ended its tariffs on Australian wine, which had been imposed for more than three years at rates as high as 218.4%. The measures have had a catastrophic impact on Australia’s wine exports. In 2019, Australia sold A$1.24…

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