Hospitality, event and medical supplier Clets Linen & Co has earned a contract to produce disposable isolation gowns for the National Medical Stockpile.
Wild Child Laboratories has received a $1.7 million order from the West Australian government for hospital hand sanitiser.
March crude steel production figures have highlighted the impact of the Covid-19 across the world, with production for the month down 6 per cent compared to 2019.
Adelaide’s Axiom Precision Manufacturing has begun producing face shields designed by Defence Science and Technology Group.
The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre has released a map and state-by-state breakdown of submissions to its Manufacturer Response Register, launched last month to coordinate a response by the industry to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Queensland’s $20 billion manufacturing sector has achieved recognition by the World Economic Forum as an Advanced Manufacturing Hub. In a statement over the weekend, manufacturing minister Cameron Dick said this recognised the ingenuity and potential of Queensland’s sixth biggest sector, which was currently standing tall to address to Covid-19 pandemic. “We’re seeing distillers making sanitiser, plastics…
A group led by Chief Defence Scientist Professor Tanya Monro has been established to boost the availability of invasive ventilators in Australian hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Engineers at RMIT’s Advanced Manufacturing Precinct have stepped up to address the PPE shortage among frontline workers, have used the precinct’s 3D printing equipment to create 950 prototype face shields so far, and are seeking manufacturing partners to scale up their efforts.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is accepting expressions of interest in its $70 million Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round. The round will support “two or more large scale renewable hydrogen projects, with electrolysers of a minimum of 5 MW capacity, with a preference for 10 MW or larger.” The electrolysers must be powered by renewable electricity. “With…
Australian technology company SPEE3D has released news of lab tests showing the effectiveness of their copper 3D printed coating against Covid-19.