New materials and better products regularly go together. In this part of @AuManufacturing’s “technologies and tools” series, Michael Grogan looks at some standout local adopters.
There are some big advantages to reshoring. Marks Peters discusses the topic, its job-creating impacts, and some recent Australian success stories.
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: how to approach Industry 4.0 by Nico Adams
Our “technologies and tools” series continues with a look at Industry 4.0 for SMEs. Nico Adams writes about some business model possibilities, and the questions a manufacturing company should begin asking before they “get into” Industry 4.0.
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: If we can’t find the skills here, we should be able to import them by Philip Ewen
@AuManufacturing’s “technologies and tools” series continues with a frank look at skills shortage issues from Philip Ewen, the former head of a successful Australian SME manufacturer.
Imagion Biosystems have announced they will commence the first human trials of their MagSense cancer imaging system in Australia in the fourth quarter of 2020. The company is focused on identifying multiple trial sites for an initial enrolment of 15 to 20 patients subject to Human Research Ethics Committee approvals. Imagion’s MagSense is a new…
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: Robotics and automation post-Covid-19 by Colin Thomas
As we map out how SME CEOs can benefit from a resurgence in manufacturing, Colin Thomas offers this guide to help to identify opportunities and advantages of automation.
Stealth Technologies has released an udate on its continuing development of a fully autonomous security vehicle (pictured) for the Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison in Western Australia. The company, owned by listed business Strategic Elements, is developing the vehicle to inspect, test and confirm the integrity of the security perimeter of the jail. The technology will…
PPK Group has invested in novel lithium sulphur battery technologies through its Li-S Energy subsidiary. PPK announced that Li-S had invested US$1.7 million into Texas-based Zeta Energy which is commercialising energy packs using graphene carbon nanotubes and lithium sulphur. At the same time Zeta Energy is investing US$1.4 million into Li-S, meaning the companies will…
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: companies are rethinking waste, disrupting their markets and profiting by Michael Sharpe
In this installment of our “technologies and tools…” series, Michael Sharpe highlights some manufacturers that are playing a part in the circular economy trend.
Lockheed Martin Australia has released a new set of R&D topics for the Future Submarine Combat System Programme. Up to $75,000 will be provided to successful projects with potential funding available for up to $1 million in Stage 2. Lockheed Martin Australia has partnered with with the Department of Defence and Naval Group Australia to…