AFESS successfully tested in Korea ahead of Australian assembly for LAND 8116

Hanwha Defense Australia (HDA), Sydney’s HIFraser and Busan, South Korea-based DNB have announced the successful demonstration of fire and explosion suppression systems in testing for the Huntsman family of vehicles. In a statement from HDA on Wednesday on the latest round of testing for the LAND 8116 Phase 1 program, it said the trio successfully…

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Lockheed Martin muscles up local defence

Lockheed Martin Australia’s supply of key defence equipment comes with extensive economic benefits, according to the Lockheed Martin Australia 2022 Economic Impact Report, produced by Deloitte Access Economics. LMA supplies the F-35 Joint Strike fighter, Sikorsky helicopters and Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft among others supports 3,422 jobs nationally, according to DE. Highlights from…

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Titomic enters partnership with Stärke AMG

Two leading Australian manufacturers with complementary technologies and client lists have entered into a manufacturing partnership – metal additive manufacturing company Titomic and diverse, vertically integrated company Stärke Advanced Manufacturing Group. Titomic is a leader in producing cold spray metal 3D printers, while Adelaide’s Stärke is involved with tooling production locally and in the United…

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ACCC releases eight-point guide to avoid greenwashing

Following a sweep of questionable product claims and releasing draft guidance in July, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has published final guidance on avoiding misleading environmental marketing and advertising claims. The set of eight principles convey “ACCC’s view of good practice when making environmental claims”, and tell businesses of their obligations under consumer law,…

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