Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

More rocket launches planned for Koonibba Test Range German rocket manufacturer Hyimpulse is negotiating further space launches from Southern Launch’s South Australian launch facilities following the successful launch its SL1 sub-orbital vehicle from the Koonibba Test Range near Ceduna, SA (pictured). The launch tested Hyimpulse’s novel propulsion technology. The company now plans further launches from…

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The high road or the low road – by Dario Valenza

@AuManufacturing’s series Towards 3% R&D has been noticed from Canberra to business. Here, Dario Valenza charts some of the impediments to manufacturing and asks whether there is a path ahead, without sacrificing the things we value about Australia. Let’s start by acknowledging that we have a high cost base in Australia because of geography, regulation,…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, May 27 – May 31, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers report now available Following last month’s heavily-anticipated announcement of the Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers list for 2024, @AuManufacturing is now making a report based on the five-month campaign freely available. Download the 36-page e-book for…

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