A three-year project between Deakin University, Xefco and Proficiency Consulting to scale an advanced coating technology has been announced, and is being supported by a $505,231 Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre grant.
An 18-month Melbourne trial of 200 railway sleepers, made by Integrated Recycling of Mildura, began today.
Brent Balinski speaks to Michael Wilkinson, co-founder at Minifab, about how it has prospered by taking tricky fluid problems off the hands of others.
Researchers at Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Materials have worked with Ford to create a new wool-based insulation, which they say has environmental and other benefits over synthetic materials currently in use.
Researchers at the USA’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have demonstrated a new single-step production technique that can produce wire, rod and tube parts directly from aluminium powder, and which they say could be useful in the automotive industry.
Australian anti-drone security company, DroneShield (ASX: DRO) has entered an agreement with R&D Capital Partners Pty Ltd which will enable it to access the equivalent cash to the R&D tax incentive long before they would otherwise receive it from the government. DroneShield has received the R&D tax incentive, most recently $500,000, each year it has…
A project in Sydney’s Alexandria will test the performance of geopolymer concrete on a stretch of road containing recycled material from coal-fired electricity and steel production.
Vital to Ego Pharmaceuticals’ enduring success is remaining in the family’s hands, believes Dr Jane Oppenheim. Oppenheim is the company’s scientific and operations director and was the winner of the Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year Award last Thursday.
It is increasingly obvious Australia’s economic competitiveness is fading, but where to from here – Australian Manufacturing Forum member viewpoint by Iain Wicking. Focusing on the historically slow rise and relatively fast fall of the Australia’s manufacturing sector is important, but it misses the point in today’s economic environment. If the main objective is to…
Bioastronautics company Human Aerospace has been established to solve medical and life science issues in space in a bid to improve life on earth.