Liberty Steel sought government loan guarantee: report

There have been media reports that Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance approached federal and state governments for a government guarantee to aid the Whyalla smelter’s restructure and expansion. Todays’s report, in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, reported sources who claim an informal approach was made to a joint Commonweath/South Australian taskforce about the possibility of…

Today’s waste plastic, tomorrow’s prototype

Brent Balinski spoke to Chris Larkin, CEO and co-founder at PolyLab, about the startup’s origins in humanitarian work and its plans to close the loop for rapid prototyping.   3D printing for prototyping can be expensive and wasteful, with a large amount of unused support material and the prototypes themselves binned after they’ve outlived their…

USCOM reports higher sales after reorganisation

Cardiovascular disease monitoring technology company USCOM has posted a smaller loss for the 2019 financial year following the reorganisation of manufacturing. The company, founded in 2000 on cardiovascular research by at the University of Queensland, reported revenues of $3.64 million and total costs of $4.3 million. UNSCOM makes a range of non-invasive cardiovascular and pulmonary…