Circle Awards launch for 2022

The Circle Awards AUS & NZ have returned, following an initial program that attracted 200 entries and more than 11,000 public votes. The awards are presented by TMRRW, JOLT and Purpose Conference, and aim to “recognise the businesses, organisations, and individuals taking positive steps forward to make a better future a reality.” Categories include Materials…

Calix and Pilbara Minerals progress lithium chemicals plant

Pilbara Minerals and low emission technology developer Calix will develop a demonstration plant for a new, low carbon lithium salt refining process. In the lead up to the federal election the companies were announced as recipients of a $20 million Modern Manufacturing Initiative grant – manufacturing Translation Stream to demonstrate the production of lithium salts…

Celebrating Australian Made – leadership and Austin Engineering

Our Celebrating Australian Made series turns today to leadership and the difference that a strong belief in the value of Australian manufacturing can make to a business. Here Peter Roberts profiles Austin Engineering and its CEO, David Singleton.  Mechanical engineer David Singleton had already amassed a stellar career in manufacturing when he first became involved…