Robert Bosch Australia has begun construction of a new $17 million Melbourne plant to house its Bosch Manufacturing Solutions operation which advises manufacturers on automation strategy and builds automation equipment and special purpose machines The company announced today that the first sod had been turned on the construction which will also house the company’s Rexroth…
Hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear today reported strong growth in both implant numbers and sales revenues in the first half of the financial year which did not translate into profit growth, despite a boost from revaluing its portfolio of innovation investments. The Sydney company reported the number of Cochlear implants sold was up 13 per cent…
Composites company XTEK (ASX:XTE) has officially opened its new Adelaide manufacturing facility on Tuesday, enabling commercial quantities of ballistics equipment to be produced for local and international markets.
Monday’s announcement from General Motors, Holden’s US parent, that the brand brand will be “retired” and local design and engineering operations cease is doubtless based on strong financial reasoning, but poor brand management is also part of it.
A new smart compost specially formulated to grow healthier, longer-lasting fruit, vegetables and crops will soon be trialled by an innovative South Australian organics company.
Following weak sales and an apparent backlash from Australian consumers after General Motors Holden ended local manufacture in 2017, GM is ending the Holden brand altogether at the end of the year and closing its Australian design and testing operations.
As the world shifts away from fossil fuels, we will need to produce enormous numbers of wind turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles and batteries. Demand for the materials needed to build them will skyrocket.
The first elements of the new Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in southeast Queensland will be handed over to Rheinmetall Defence Australia on Monday, ahead of the planned official launch of the site in July.
The recent “circular economy” push will fail without significantly more market pull, according to the founder of Plastic Forests. Brent Balinski spoke to David Hodge.
Comment by Peter Roberts One by one the bastions protecting the fossil fuel industries are falling, driven by economics it seems as much as by a wish to protect the planet. Household and grid-scale solar and wind plus battery and pumped hydro-storage have displaced the necessity of using dirty oil and gas from our homes,…