An Australian company estimates there’s $600 in valuable material sitting unused in every tonne of winery waste. Brent Balinski spoke to Professor Enzo Palombo about what’s trapped in there, and how to get it out.
Comment by Peter Roberts It was business as usual for the federal coalition last week as its denial of climate change and determination to burn fossil fuels – no matter the consequences – were on show. In a series of actions the government stated clearly that it was not its policy to decarbonise the economy…
Food machinery manufacturer, Foodmach has been tasked with building another four mask production machines for Victorian producer, Med-Con, bringing the total to seven. The seven machines will increase Med-Con’s annual production of the protective masks from two million to 160 million a year, with delivery of the first 60 million to the Federal Government by…
Quantum technology is set to transform electronics, communications, computation, sensing and other fields. In the process it can create new markets, new applications and new jobs in Australia.
Comment by Peter Roberts Dear industry minister Karen Andrews, Your government is to be commended for supporting key sovereign industrial capabilities in defence and, now in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, extending that thinking to broader strategic national manufacturing capabilities. With respect, there can be no manufactured product more crucial to Australia’s national sovereign…
Systems integrator CAE Australia has earned a $26 million contract to upgrade a C-130J aircraft training simulator and training systems at the Richmond air force base in western Sydney.
Australia won’t be the same post-coronavirus, but parts of the picture are falling into place. One concerns our approach to trade. It’ll be a reset, not a rejection.
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.”
A “matchmaking platform” originally developed for manufacturers and others to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak has been expanded, with a goal to “continue to provide solutions long after this pandemic.”
IoT business Movus has raised $2.5 million to support its continued expansion.