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Constellation Technologies in new China sales Industrial internet of things hardware and software systems provider Constellation Technologies has entered into a number of new sales contracts incluiding in China. An update from the company revealed the company had been awarded four contracts for wastewater applications and a wetlands monitoring application in China. The company’s MeridianCT…

Elphinstone donates Ballarat-made ventilators to Tasmania

GeVentor emergency hospital ventilators made by Gekko Medical of Ballarat in Victoria have been delivered to Tasmania through a purchase by Dale Elphinstone’s Elphinstone Group. Dale Elphinstone made his fortune manufacturing mining equipment and is a major shareholder in the Gekko Group of companies, which also manufactures mineral processing equipment. Elphinstone has purchased six GeVentors,…

Black Sky Aerospace develops solid rocket fuel

Queensland’s Black Sky Aerospace has celebrated the successful launch of the first rocket powered by Australian-made fuel (pictured). The company was partly funded by the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to develop a process to manufacture solid-state rocket fuel, using it for the launch in outback Queensland earlier this month. AMGC chairman Paul Cooper said Back…