Adelaide Brighton turns a page to become ADBRI

Construction materials and industrial minerals business Adelaide Brighton is to change its name to ADBRI to better reflect the evolving nature of the business. Shareholders an the company’s annual general meeting overwhelmingly backed the name change. While the company retains its SA businesses, including the Birkenhead cement works on Adelaide’s Port River (pictured), which marks…

Australian manufacturing post-Covid not about complete self-sufficiency, reliving golden era

Today federal industry minister Karen Andrews will discuss local manufacturing’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what happens next, and is expected to argue for government’s role in procurement of critical supplies and the removal of red tape, but not in promoting “complete self-sufficiency.”

Massive water truck takes to the road

Two Australian firms have joined forces to develop and build a revolutionary minesite water spray truck (pictured) to improve dust control and enhance mining operational safety. Mobile equipment provider Australian Diversified Engineering and mining equipment supplier Austin Engineering have delivered two new ‘stairway access tank’ trucks to the McArthur River silver, lead and zinc mine…