A three-year project between Deakin University, Xefco and Proficiency Consulting to scale an advanced coating technology has been announced, and is being supported by a $505,231 Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre grant.
An Australian sports drink developed at leading universities will use its latest round of funding to expand nationally ahead of a US launch next year.
Leaders of building products group CSR (ASX: CSR) have marked the completion of a new $75 million factory at the company’s annual general meeting. The company recently completed its new Somersby plant in New South Wales to manufacture Hebel autoclaved aerated concrete blocks and panels. Chairman John Gillam told the AGM the new plant was…
Canberra-based Xtek (ASX: XTE) has earned a $1 million Sovereign Industry Capability Priority grant, which will assist the company in establishing a composites manufacturing facility for its combat armour products.
An 18-month Melbourne trial of 200 railway sleepers, made by Integrated Recycling of Mildura, began today.
A sale of Casella Family Brands, best known for its Yellow Tail range of wines, is reportedly being considered.
Researchers at Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials have worked with Ford to create a new wool-based insulation, which they say has environmental and other benefits over synthetic materials currently in use.
More than a dozen South Australian wine companies were among the businesses to use the South Australian Export Accelerator (SAEA) program to help them market and sell their products overseas.
New Zealand-based but Australian-listed dairy manufacturer, Keytone Dairy (ASX: KTD) has agreed to buy Byron Bay contract dairy manufacturer, Omniblend for a minimum of $22.6 million. In a deal which could be worth an additional $30 million to Omniblend should the business reach agreed milestones, Keytone will increase its production capacity by more than 5,000…
Vital to Ego Pharmaceuticals’ enduring success is remaining in the family’s hands, believes Dr Jane Oppenheim. Oppenheim is the company’s scientific and operations director and was the winner of the Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year Award last Thursday.