Record year for renewables powers energy sector

2018 was a record year for new large scale renewable energy generation plants built in Australia, according to new figures from the Clean Energy Regulator. The regulator’s December Large Scale Renewable Energy target (LRET) market highlights, reported that large scale photo voltaic projects were the major contributor to accredited national capacity which has reached 3.3…

Automated kitchen manufacture close to reality

Mystery surrounds a major new force in the cabinet making industry, with photographs revealed of a massive ‘almost fully automated kitchen manufacturing facility approaching completion’. Well known machinery and automation CEO Gavin Dunwoodie, of Products for Industry group, posted the photograph above of the facility which had finishing touches completed over the New Year. Dunwoodie…

Treasury Wines Estates sends COO packing

Treasury Estates Wines (ASX: TEW) the maker of Australia’s most prestigious wines has announced the sudden departure of its chief operating officer for unspecified ‘breaches’ of company policies. The company, which makes Grange hermitage, Wolf Blass, Lindeman’s and Rosemount wines announced yesterday that Robert Foyle had ‘left the company’. This was “…effective immediately, due to…