Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

Noxopharm reports new treatment for prostate cancer Pharmaceutical developer Noxopharm has claimed a combination of two existing drugs has emerged as a major new treatment for prostate cancer. The company said its Veyonda treatment for late-stage cancers combined with Novartis’ Lu-PSMA-617 resulted in half of patients suffering end stage (Stage 4) disease surviving at least…

No Women In Manufacturing? Think Again by Daen Simmat

Industrial designer Daen Simmat takes a look at the women working in manufacturing. Many women are deterred from participation in some of Australia’s most thriving and essential businesses, particularly in male-dominated industries such as manufacturing. This is due to organisations struggling to attract women to consider and apply for jobs. However, a recent focus on…