Electronic warfare company DEWC Systems will look to use a planned launch facility in South Australia for the deployment of its defence satellite constellation.
The Queensland government is promoting some of the leading companies in the state’s burgeoning manufacturing sector through this week’s “Inside Advanced Manufacturing” series of events.
Materials technology business Lithium Australia (ASX: LIT) has successfully generated a high purity lithium phosphate from waste materials using its SiLeach process. Previously Lithium Australia has successfully produced LFP batteries from unrefined, SiLeach generated lithium phosphate. Now in association with ANSTO, the company has announced a simple means of removing impurities resulting in a product…
National Manufacturing Week 2019 wrapped up late on Friday afternoon, with over 11,000 manufacturing professionals attending the 20th edition of the biennial Melbourne event.
China’s BYD Co and Adelaide’s Evant have signed a memorandum of understanding to import and adapt electric vehicles, with an aim to increasing the amount of local content in the vehicles over time.
Australian Clean Energy Electric Vehicle Group (ACE-EV) has signed a deal to begin assembling carbon fibre composite and plastic electric vans at the Aldom manufacturing plant in Wingfield, north of Adelaide’s CBD, this year.
Analysis by Peter Roberts No country can hope to have a sustainable manufacturing sector without the ability to make its own industrial machines, and Australia is no exception. Australia’s premier manufacturing and machine tools exhibitions kicked off in Melbourne today, demonstrating renewed vitality in Australian made equipment. Austech, the leading advanced manufacturing and machine tool…
While the gas crisis should arguably be a priority for whoever wins the next election, there is also room for Australian companies the help themselves. According to the International Energy Agency, Australian manufacturers are more energy-inefficient than those of any other developed nation, measured by energy per dollar of output.
A privilege of this role is that we at the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) get to see Australian ideas of all kinds evolve into high-value products and jobs.
If you were thinking of casting your vote in the 2019 federal election on the basis of the innovation policies of the major parties you now have a choice between proven failure and halfhearted and misguided action. As I have argued, the Coalition’s research and innovation policies have been missing in action, with our national…