Phoslock Environmental Technologies (ASX: PET) this week demonstrated the potential of a new route for local innovation – go from Australian idea to successful product entirely within the China market. As China’s economy grows this route will become increasingly common for manufacturers, especially as Phoslock’s shares have leapt 25 per cent this week on news…
The Foreign Investment Review Board has approved a $10 million investment in listed Adelaide SME Micro-X (ASX:MX1) by Thales, with the companies to collaborate on new technology development for imaging systems for airports and elsewhere.
Brent Balinski spoke to Charles Kovess, Secretary of the Australian Industrial Hemp Alliance and CEO of Textile & Composite Industries, about the potential of industrial hemp.
The manufacturing sector contracted in June according to the Australian Industry Group Performance of Manufacturing Index – ending a 33-month streak of stable or growth results – and it is experiencing the weakest conditions in nearly three years.
Advanced Circular Polymers’ new plastics recycling facility at Somerton, which is Australia’s largest, officially opened this morning.
A three-year project between Deakin University, Xefco and Proficiency Consulting to scale an advanced coating technology has been announced, and is being supported by a $505,231 Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre grant.
Leaders of building products group CSR (ASX: CSR) have marked the completion of a new $75 million factory at the company’s annual general meeting. The company recently completed its new Somersby plant in New South Wales to manufacture Hebel autoclaved aerated concrete blocks and panels. Chairman John Gillam told the AGM the new plant was…
Number of Australian automotive manufacturers up since 2015, “positive signs are emerging,” says new report
An investigation into automotive manufacturing in Australia by ACA Research has found the number of companies increased from 260 to 300, employing 9,800, and with a combined value of $4 billion.
The NSW and Victorian governments should be following the Queensland government’s lead and opening up new gas supplies for industrial users, according to Manufacturing Australia.
Brent Balinski speaks to Michael Wilkinson, co-founder at Minifab, about how it has prospered by taking tricky fluid problems off the hands of others.