Researchers at Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials have worked with Ford to create a new wool-based insulation, which they say has environmental and other benefits over synthetic materials currently in use.
Researchers at the USA’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have demonstrated a new single-step production technique that can produce wire, rod and tube parts directly from aluminium powder, and which they say could be useful in the automotive industry.
Australian anti-drone security company, DroneShield (ASX: DRO) has entered an agreement with R&D Capital Partners Pty Ltd which will enable it to access the equivalent cash to the R&D tax incentive long before they would otherwise receive it from the government. DroneShield has received the R&D tax incentive, most recently $500,000, each year it has…
Manufacturing optimism has picked up following the election, but an overall loss of momentum beginning mid-2018 persists, according to the long-running Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Westpac Survey of Industrial Trends.
Vital to Ego Pharmaceuticals’ enduring success is remaining in the family’s hands, believes Dr Jane Oppenheim. Oppenheim is the company’s scientific and operations director and was the winner of the Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year Award last Thursday.
Comment by Peter Roberts If you can have more farewells than Melba, then can you have more inaugurations that Rio Tinto? The media was ablaze over the weekend with reports that Rio had completed the inauguration of its $950 million autonomous rail system carrying iron ore in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The remotely…
Australian 3D printer manufacturer SPEE3D has announced increased sales of their “supersonic 3D deposition”-based machines, with five units installed in the last three weeks.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose the acquisition of Steelforce Holdings, a deal which would make GFG Alliance Australia (Liberty) the biggest distributor of long steel products in Australia.
Australia Post has announced a five-week trial of Australian-assembled three-wheeled electric vehicles, to take place in the Melbourne suburb of Lilydale.
There is a handful of Australian watch brands, but only one with a claim to producing their own components in-house. Since 2016 – and based on trial and error, given the intense secrecy of their international watchmaking peers – Nicholas Hacko Watchmaker has been developing its in-house manufacturing capabilities. It has invested around $4 million…