A South Australian IoT leader and cloud-based environmental platform have launched a global partnership to provide direct-to-orbit water meter connectivity.
China’s BYD Co and Adelaide’s Evant have signed a memorandum of understanding to import and adapt electric vehicles, with an aim to increasing the amount of local content in the vehicles over time.
Sundrop, a world leader in the use of solar concentrator electricity generation to power horticulture production, has sold out to a New Zealand based investment firm. ABC news reports that Sundrop has sold its operating solar powered farm near Port Augusta and two overseas pilot operations to NZ’s Morrison and Co. Private equity firm Kohlberg,…
A new report containing research by Siemens, PwC, Swinburne University and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has been released, identifying the ways Australian manufacturers can transform to seize the opportunities presented by the global Industry 4.0 movement.
Perth HD camera systems manufacturer Spectur (ASX:SP3) is enjoying sales increases of 90 per cent in six months as it deals with burgeoning orders. The company recently hit the $1 million a quarter sales mark, with numerous bodies in a testing phase set to boost future sales further. Ten systems are on trial in the…
Australian Clean Energy Electric Vehicle Group (ACE-EV) has signed a deal to begin assembling carbon fibre composite and plastic electric vans at the Aldom manufacturing plant in Wingfield, north of Adelaide’s CBD, this year.
Analysis by Peter Roberts No country can hope to have a sustainable manufacturing sector without the ability to make its own industrial machines, and Australia is no exception. Australia’s premier manufacturing and machine tools exhibitions kicked off in Melbourne today, demonstrating renewed vitality in Australian made equipment. Austech, the leading advanced manufacturing and machine tool…
While the gas crisis should arguably be a priority for whoever wins the next election, there is also room for Australian companies the help themselves. According to the International Energy Agency, Australian manufacturers are more energy-inefficient than those of any other developed nation, measured by energy per dollar of output.
A privilege of this role is that we at the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) get to see Australian ideas of all kinds evolve into high-value products and jobs.
The federal opposition has pledged $2 million for a pilot sodium ion battery manufacturing plant in Geelong as part of a $57 million electric vehicle policy announced yesterday.