Titomic in disruptive aerospace partnership

Large-scale additive manufacturing company Titomic has announced a new partnership with Ascent Aerospace which it believes could disrupt the global tooling industry. Ascent is the largest aerospace tooling supplier in the world and utilises advanced techniques to provide very large, high-quality tool solutions. It also supplies the commercial, defense, and space industries. In a two…

FYI Resources moves ahead on Kwinana alumina plant, secures new equity

Perth materials technology group FYI Resources has announced a positive result from its definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its Western Australian high purity alumina (HPA) project. The company, which plans a kaolin mine at Cadoux, WA and a processing plant at Kwinana south of Perth, has also secured $80 million in development equity financing for…

Archer progresses quantum chip measurement

Quantum computing materials development company Archer Materials has begun performing measurements required to build an operational, room-temperature quantum computing chip. The company said today in a statement that measurements related to control of qubits, the basic unit of quantum information, on ‘components’ of its future quantum chip, known as a CQ chip. Archer expanded its…

eSAT Global to provide global connectivity for Smart Paddock’s cattle tags

By Stuart Corner eSAT Global — a US company planning to use existing geostationary satellites for IoT applications — has scored its first Australian customer: Smart Paddock, developer of a livestock monitoring tag. Together, the two companies say they will seek to provide over $9 billion in benefits to the Australian meat and livestock industry.…

ANCA to develop new hybrid additive-subtractive machine tool

Australia’s leading machine tool manufacturer ANCA is to develop a novel hybrid additive-subtractive manufacturing platform to manufacture Tungsten custom designed cutting tools. The new line of machines (pictured), being developed with CSIRO, Sutton Tools and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), has the potential to disrupt the global Tungsten cutting tool market. Successful completion of…