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Eagle Health jump on coronavirus bandwagon Food supplement manufacturer Eagle Health Holdings is the ltest Australian-listed company to attempt to profit from the outbreak of coronavirus. The company has teamed up with hand sanitiser manufacturer Zoono to distribute its products, and has begun making face masks at its factory in Xiamen, China. Eagle’s first order…

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Canberra in new STEM skills push for women and girls

The federal government has stepped up its efforts to boost the number of girls and women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Industry minister Karen Andrews marked International Women’s Day with announcements that build on the government’s 2019 Advancing Women in STEM strategy. She lauched an Advancing Women in STEM Action Plan 2020…

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eSAT Global to provide global connectivity for Smart Paddock’s cattle tags

By Stuart Corner eSAT Global — a US company planning to use existing geostationary satellites for IoT applications — has scored its first Australian customer: Smart Paddock, developer of a livestock monitoring tag. Together, the two companies say they will seek to provide over $9 billion in benefits to the Australian meat and livestock industry.…

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