Two new South Australian technologies have combined to create what researchers claim to be the world’s most efficient air-cooled carbon dioxide refrigeration system.
Brent Balinski spoke to Professor Sharath Sriram, RMIT’s Co-Leader, Functional Materials and Microsystems Research Group, about commercialising a novel way to detect heart disease from saliva.
Analysis by Peter Roberts One of the biggest issues about moving to a carbon-free future has been how to eliminate dangerous emissions from products such as cement and steel that are absolutely vital to the economy. In a sense electricity production was an easy problem to solve using clean renewables compared to the greater industrial…
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges that Bluescope Steel engaged in cartel behaviour in the supply of flat steel products, and has launched civil proceedings against the company and a former sales and marketing executive
We are entering a new era of business related technologies that will change how very many of us work, how business models operate, and which of these business approaches wins and loses.
The world’s largest food manufacturer Nestle is investing in supply chain transparency through a collaboration with OpenSC, a blockchain platform that allows consumers to track their food back to its source. The company, also Australia’s largest food manufacturer with six factories, is the first major food and beverage company to pilot open blockchain technology. Founded…
The Fonzarelli NKD electric motorbike and its charging stations will be manufactured in Adelaide, South Australia.
Federal health minister Greg Hunt was among attendees at the official opening of THC Global’s Southport factory, which is expected to begin significant production next year and make the company Australia’s first commercial supplier of medicinal cannabis.
Swinburne University has announced the installation of a new supersonic deposition-based 3D printer made by Australian company SPEE3D.
A Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology team has demonstrated a process for “cost-effective and scaleable” laser printing of stretchable, washable textiles able to store energy. A 10 centimetre by 10 centimetre patch of graphene-based smart textiles could be printed in three minutes using the technique, according to work published in the journal Scientific Reports. …