CSR secures new Queensland gas supply

Building products manufacturer CSR (ASX: CSR) has secured the first domestic gas supply deal from Queensland’s new Project Atlas natural gas development. The contract, with Atlas’ developer Senex Energy (ASX: SXY), will secure 260 jobs and production at three CSR factories making PGH bricks, Gyprock plasterboard and Bradford insulation. Under the initial three year agreement,…

Orica brings digital technologies to mine blasting

Global explosives, chemicals and fertiliser manufacturer, Orica (ASX: ORI) has further developed its world-leading digital BlastIQ mine blasting system. Orica Global Digital Product Manager, Angelo Labriola outlined numerous updates to the system, which automates the complex sequential blasting of ore bodies to maximise mine processing productivity. Labriola said: “Inspired by our customers’ feedback, the latest…

Elsight launches Halo secure communications devices

Wireless video and data transmission technology company, Elsight Limited (ASX:ELS) has begun manufacturing what it hopes will be its’ breakthrough product, the Halo communications platform. The hardware platform incorporates the company’s unique algorithms that facilitate secure and highly reliable communications from remote cameras to control rooms and command centres. Halo will be available from June…

Second battery storage company opens in Adelaide

Canadian home lithium ion energy storage system manufacturer, Eguana has opened in Adelaide, according to CEO Justin Holland. Holland tweeted about the opening, posting posting a photograph of founder Brent Harris in Adelaide taking partners through the features of the Eguana Evolve system as part of training. Holland said: “The Eguana Evolve will be manufactured…