In day three of @AuManufacturing’s Robotics adoption matters series Matthew Adams discusses collaborative robots and where they can help SME manufacturers.
Rare earths producer Lynas Corp has reported its processing operations and sales are recovering from Covid-19 pandemic levels, and foreshadowed the possibility that governments in Australia and elsewhere may provide assistance to extend its strategic processing operations. The Perth company, which mines rare earths at Mt Weld in Western Australia and operates a controversial processing…
Resources and chemicals group Australian Vanadium has extended its option to purchase land for a value-adding metals processing facility close to the port of Geraldton in Western Australia. The company is developing a vanadium, iron and titanium resource at Gabanintha south of Meekatharra, where it will undertake crushing, milling and benefaction of the magnetite ores.…
The Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus 2020 has been launched, aiming to attract foreign investment to help value-add to raw materials.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has emphasised its focus on renewable energy and made scant reference in its future plans to so-called transitional technologies such as carbon capture and storage and gas which are favoured by the federal government.
In Australia, we are seeing traditional industrial robots utilised in a growing number of areas that they had not really been designed or imagined for, as Greg Sale explains in the second instalment of @AuManufacturing’s Robotics adoption matters series.
The owner of a particle board factory in Benalla has had an additional 11 charges laid against it by Victoria’s EPA, bringing the number of charges to 18.
Hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear has regained some of the massive slump in business as implant surgeries were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the company cautions business risks remain high. In a first quarter trading update, Cochlear told investors that cochlear implant or bionic ear revenue in the quarter was 94 per cent of…
Wireless control company Kord Defence has earned a $3.4 million contract through the Defence Innovation Hub.
Australian plant-based meat manufacturer v2food has announced a series B funding round of $77 million featuring new and existing investors, which it aims to use in completing its Wodonga factory, building its workforce, and launching new products.