3ME battery technology headed for the battlefield

3ME Technology has positioned itself as a veteran run manufacturer supplying advanced battery technologies for mining, military and marine systems, as this case study explains. Justin Bain, former Army Signals Officer and now CEO and part owner of 3ME Technology was recruited to accelerate the commercialisation of the company’s battery vehicle systems for the mining…

Steelmakers keen to cut emissions, but remain behind the cutting edge

Comment by Peter Roberts Steel is the second-most produced industrial commodity after cement, and like cement is a major contributor to global emissions of carbon dioxide that are causing possibly irreversible changes to the climate. With steel contributing up to nine per cent of total global emissions, both Liberty Primary Steel and Mining Australia and…

Why good manufacturing practice has protected food factories from COVID-19

COVID-19 clusters have appeared in abattoirs but the same can’t be said for other food manufacturers – the National Food Institute explains. Over 2020 we’ve seen many industries affected by COVID-19. With the infectious nature of COVID-19, it has left many Australians concerned about how safe their food is. One sub-sector that’s received a lot…

Australia’s Good Design Council Re-established

Peak design and industry body the Australian Design Council was re-established today with the support of high profile business men and women. The re-established Australian Design Council brings together the nation’s top captains of industry, innovators, entrepreneurs and thinkers to reshape the nation post-COVID-19. Championing design to reinvent and kickstart Australia’s economy in a post-COVID-19…