Grants totalling $10.5 million and going to 15 organisations through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund have been announced.
The redevelopment of Coles Horsham has featured the first commercial application of PolyRok, a product by Australian company Replas using soft plastic in place of aggregate minerals.
Dr Cathy Foley has been named as Australia’s Chief Scientist and will begin a three-year term in January 2021.
Graphene manufacturer and solutions provider Graphene Manufacturing Group has announced completion of a $3 million Series C raise, with just over $1.7 million from TSXV-listed capital pool company Cuspis Capital of Canada.
Air Fab has been awarded a $1.3 million contract with Boeing Defence Australia to design, fabricate and supply safety stands used in maintaining the Air Force’s Air Force’s F/A-18F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growler planes.
Product design and engineering company Tekt Industries has announced that Andy Atkinson has joined s Head of Engineering.
Drive system technology company SEA Electric has announced it closed $20 million of its $30 million series A round last week, led by San Francisco-based investment bank GCA Global.
The Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index has suggested a strong recovery for the country’s manufacturing sector in October.
Swinburne University has credited training developed with manufacturers as leading to a new cloud technologies course with Amazon Web Services to begin next year.
Energy Renaissance has announced Dr Bruce Godfrey as its new chair, replacing Su McCluskey, as it prepares to begin production of lithium ion batteries at its Tomago site. Godfrey’s roles include Fellow of Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and Director at the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre Limited (FBI CRC.) McCluskey will stay…