Osborne digital naval shipyard nears completion – photo essay

The federal government’s $535 million redevelopment of the Osborne South naval shipyard on the Port River in Adelaide is nearing completion with landscaping works underway in preparation for the handover. The yard, complementing facilities where Collins Class submarines, Hobart class air warfare destroyers and Arafura class patrol boats have been constructed, will be used in…

Titomic in new sale to Airbus

Industrial scale metal additive manufacturing company Titomic has won a new customer in aerospace manufacturer Airbus. The Melbourne 3D printing company will develop processes and materials to demonstrate the use its Titomic Kinetic Fusion (TKF) production system to manufacture parts and components. The company will be paid $50,000 to create the first demonstration parts. Managing…

Productivity Commission sidelined in Canberra’s focus on manufacturing

Comment by Peter Roberts In a move which will be welcomed by most in the manufacturing sector the Productivity Commission has been sidelined in the federal government’s programme to map out a future for the sector post Covid-19. As reported by @AuManufacturing on Friday, former Dow chemical CEO Andrew Liveris has been called up by…

Cochlear adds remote monitoring to its hearing implants

Hearing implant company Cochlear has won US Food and Drug Administration approval for its Remote Check software which will allow hospitals and physicians to remotely monitor their patients. Remote Check will now be rapidly rolled out via the internet, allowing healthcare providers to identify those in need of audiological care during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.…