Incitec Pivot announced yesterday that its Gibson Island ammonia factory will continue running, and that gas supply had been secured through until the end of 2022.
Chemicals and explosives manufacturer Orica (ASX: ORI) has released a new automated rock sizing measurement technology called FRAGTrack. The automated fragmentation measurement device is part of the company’s BlastIQ digital blast technologies suite used to control blasting in mines worldwide. FRAGTrack uses binocular cameras and a 2D/3D image processing algorithm to capture real-time fragmentation measurement…
Coca-Cola Amatil has announced the sale of its SPC fruit cannery business to a Melbourne-based joint venture for $40 million.
Trans-tasman mobile crane manufacturer, TRT has launched its newest crane, the TIDD PC28 pick and carry crane on the Australian market. The Kiwi-based company, which also manufactures at Murarrie in Brisbane, launched the TIDD PC28 to 100 government and industry representatives gathered at its Brisbane site. Lawrence Baker, TRT’s COO said the company was proud…
The Australian manufacturing sector continued to grow during May’s federal election month, recording its 33rd straight month of stable or growth results according to the Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index.
This time around our Meet a Member guest is Shay Chalmers, who tells us about her passion for manufacturing and the shifts in her career, which includes managing an Ohio steel mill during the GFC, returning to Australia to work in medical device manufacturing, and founding her consultancy.
Ask different people and you’ll likely get different answers about how well Australia does industrial design.
Analysis by Peter Roberts There are Australian biotechnology companies, and there are Australian manufacturers. And then there is CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). What began in 1991 as a division of the Australian department of health, has grown today into a global colossus, and an Australian biotechnology manufacturing success story. Listed in 1994 at $2.30 a…
Listed Australian additive manufacturing technology business Titomic (ASX: TTT) has announced Nathanael Miller as its new chief technology officer, following the aerospace engineer’s 13 years at the US’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
“We’ve only scratched the surface of the opportunity.” An interview with the new AFCG CEO about Geelong’s fibre future
It is hard to think of carbon fibre in Australia and not think of Geelong. It’s a material with countless uses – in cars, sporting goods, exoskeletons and beyond – and Victoria’s second city is home to the scientific, engineering and commercial expertise needed to develop it into the products of tomorrow.