The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has announced a weekly series covering the themes and advice from its Ten Ways to Succeed In Australian Manufacturing report, released this week.
Round two of the Manufacturing Efficiency Funding program is open to NSW businesses.
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: Lessons to shape the future by Carl de Koning
On day two of our new series, aimed at helping businesses transform their operations to compete and grow through new tools and technologies, we hear from Carl de Koning. He lays out eight characteristics important to advanced manufacturers. Over the past 40 years, I have had the privilege of working for three exceptional companies: Air…
It’s being reported that Sanjay Gupta has begun a review of GFG Alliance’s Whyalla steel plant, which has suffered losses exacerbated by the Covid-19 downturn, in an attempt to make it run as leanly as possible ahead of a planned new plant opening in 2024.
Change, a 1985 paper argued, can be characterised as a “punctuated equilibrium”: long periods of relative calm and small incremental alterations that are interrupted by brief, but radical, seismic shifts. COVID-19 means that we are now living through one of those revolutionary moments.
Lion has announced an increase in efforts to become carbon neutral, made public in November, with a goal of 100 per cent renewable energy powering its breweries by 2025, and initiating a “whole brewery” carbon reduction approach throughout the company and its supply chain.
A new deal plan for manufacturing – now is the time for a Circular Economy in the manufacturing industry
Our campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing has welcomed comment on any topic relevant to Australian manufacturing now and into the future. Today, Anna Minns reminds us that the circular economy movement should not be forgotten. There is a pool in London that has been used by recreational swimmers since…
Our campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 moves onwards. Alex Kingsbury discusses how our advanced manufacturers have responded to necessity in the current crisis, and how we can encourage a flexible and sophisticated manufacturing sector into the future.
A new deal for manufacturing – a strategy to support a new era in Australian manufacturing by Shay Chalmers
Our crowd sourced new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 continues. Here Shay Chalmers writes about what we can do to turn this economic downturn into a manufacturing success story. Research and evidence shows that the current economic downturn could result in the resurgence of local manufacturing – a new era in Australian manufacturing. To…
The Building 4.0 Cooperative Research Centre has been awarded $28 million in federal funding, and will apply technologies from the world of manufacturing to help modernise the building sector.