The NSW government has approved a new industrial precinct, one of 12 planned for the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.
Online submissions are open for the design of a national Hydrogen Certification Scheme. which will monitor production of the gas and the environmental impacts of this.
Industry minister Karen Andrews has announced that a patent system review will be launched some time in the next few months and be delivered to the federal government by May 2021. The review would run for six months, be chaired by Emeritus Professor Raoul Mortley, and “consider the accessibility for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)”. It…
Today federal industry minister Karen Andrews will discuss local manufacturing’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what happens next, and is expected to argue for government’s role in procurement of critical supplies and the removal of red tape, but not in promoting “complete self-sufficiency.”
Healthcare PPE, standard protocols and contingency planning: How do we flatten the curve of demand for PPE as we flatten the curve of infection rates?
How then have we managed to have decades of WHS processes and procedures, outsourcing and supply chain protocols, and pandemic and emergency planning, yet no-one has run a scenario of the risk of completely running out of single-use PPE, (in particular, gowns and masks), locally, nationally and globally?
ASX-listed cannabis products company Medipharm Labs Australia has earned Good Manufacturing Practice certification and licence from the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions has earned a $1 million contract to make test equipment required for invasive ventilators under a recently-announced project.
AMTIL, the peak body for manufacturing technology suppliers and users, has added itself to the list of voices requesting that manufacturing be designated an essential industry during the Covid-19 pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim victims around the world, the race is on to produce the right medicines to fight it. This includes developing a vaccine to stop people from falling ill in the first place, testing kits and drugs to treat those that fall ill with COVID-19.
As Australian manufacturers step in to provide enough protective masks during the Covid-19 crisis, imports of faulty personal protective equipment (PPE) are also on the rise, according to a report.