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Bundaberg bioHub gets underway A bioHub industrial development in Bundaberg, Queensland is bringing new life to a former wastewater treatment plant. A Bundaberg Regional Council water laboratory and a Utilitas biorefining centre are on site. Utilitas said its ‘unique delivery model includes integrating advanced anaerobic digestion (AD) as a platform for biomanufacturing’. Biogas will be…

Naval shipbuilding scholarships awarded

Thirty-five students studying at two universities have been awarded National Naval Shipbuilding Pipeline Scholarship, helping to strengthen the pool of future engineering talent available for Australia’s shipbuilding programmes. Twenty students from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and 15 students from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) were officially welcomed into the scholarship programme today…

AML3D to 3D print lifting device for Austal shipbuilding

Additive Manufacturing technology company AML3D has received a purchase order from Perth-based international shipbuilder Austal to produce a prototype Davit arm lifting device for mounting on its ships. The contract follows a MOU signed by Austal and AML3D as as reported by @AuManufacturing news. AML3D has now completed the design and optimisation phase of the…