The current economic crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, has exposed the decay in Australia’s manufacturing capability and highlighted the need for increased investment in innovation.
Green Distillation Technologies, best known for its process that turns end-of-life tyres into carbon, oil and steel, has announced the development of a new technique to further process reclaimed materials into hydrogen.
A deal between NASA and the Adelaide-based SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre could lead to emergency beacon technology developed in South Australia for the next moon missions.
Gilmour Space has announced its first Australian customer, Space Machines Company, for a maiden launch scheduled for 2022.
AML3D Ltd, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre and Dematec Automation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to co-develop industrial internet of things (IIOT) solutions for AML3D’s Adelaide additive manufacturing modules and Arcemy 3D printers. The project aims to support AML3D’s distributed manufacturing business model strategy focused on the deployment of Arcemy units close to…
Perth materials technology group FYI Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with alumina producer Alcoa of Australia for ‘the potential strategic development’ of FYI’s high purity alumina (HPA) project. FYI has completed a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its Western Australian HPA project involving a kaolin mine at Cadoux, WA and a processing…
Toowoomba Regional Council is closer to adopting a homegrown waste-to-energy solution with a recommendation that it formalise a trial with local company Pyrocal.
As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run entirely emissions-free.
Advanced Composite Structures Australia has developed a number of large-scale animatronic components for one of the world’s leading creators of attractions for large theme parks. The Melbourne company used a resin infusion technique to develop the components for Creature Technology Co., another Melbourne firm that builds life-like animatronics for arena spectaculars, theme parks, exhibitions, stage…
CSL will manufacture approximately 85 million doses of two Covid-19 vaccines, beginning early next year, if their clinical trials are successful.