Cochlear recovers as hospital surgeries resume

Hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear is recovering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic which interrupted surgical procedures, reporting today half-year earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) down only four per cent on the previous corresponding period. The Sydney company reported EBIT of $175.6 million with 17,377 implant units sold in the half compared to 18,894…

Australia and the UK collaborate to improve armour systems

Funding from Australia and the United Kingdom has been revealed for a major research program to improve armour systems for the military. The UK Government announced a bilateral international program to accelerate the integration of advanced materials into military platforms. Funding covers integration of composites, adhesives for structural joining, joining high temperature structures and improving…