Chemicals and blasting manufacturer and service provider Orica has significantly upgraded its global communications network by moving to utilise the cloud.
Rapid HIV test manufacturer Atomo Diagnostics will have its handheld test device more widely available in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) through an agreement with healthcare company Viatris Inc. Sydney’s Atomo has agreed to a multi-year expoansion of HIV tself-testing using its kits through global health agency Unitad and Viatris’subsidiary Mylan. The Mylan HIV Self-Test…
4 reasons insects could be a staple in Aussie diets, from zesty tree ants to peanut-buttery bogong moths
Today, we’ve taken a leap towards bringing insects into mainstream Australian diets, with the launch of CSIRO’s Edible Insects Industry Roadmap. It carves out a comprehensive plan exploring the challenges and opportunities for Australia to become a player in a global industry worth A$1.4 billion by 2023.
University of Wollongong researchers have developed a new type of DNA-inspired artificial muscle, with potential applications in miniature robotics.
In this part of our Fibres and composites transforming industry series, Innovync looks at carbon fibre, including how it’s made, its history, how it’s being used in Australia.
Anteotech to raise $16 million to fund Covid test Surface chemistry group Anteotech has received commitments from sophisticated investors to raise $12 million in new capital, and now plans a $4 million share purchase plan from existing shareholders. The company, best known for its nano-coating technology for battery lithium, will use the proceeds to scale…
Electronic warfare group DEWC Systems and rocket manufacturer Gilmour Space Technologies are to collaborate to build prototype satellites equipped with electronic warfare payloads.
Research and market development of value-added metals is bearing fruit with Lepidico and Australian Vanadium (AVL) both reporting new company milestones. Today resources and chemicals group Australian Vanadium confirmed positive results from its Cooperative Research Centre CRC-P grant studying the production of value-added vanadium chemicals. Also today lithium chemicals company Lepidico announced it was negotiating…
In May 1926, the Australian inventor of the Sunshine Harvester, Hugh McKay, died. His homegrown invention had created the largest factory in Australia at the time, peaking at 3,000 workers, and transformed Australian agriculture.
Mohammad Alhawamdeh, Omar Alajarmeh, Tristan Shelley, Xuesen Zeng, Peter Schubel explain pultrusion, its usefulness and its growth in adoption in this installment of our Fibres and composites transforming industry series.