Prefab car park company makes commercial progress with Bluescope subsidiary

Construction technology company PARKD has announced entry into Binding Commercial Terms with Fielders Steel Roofing (a division of BlueScope Steel) for the licencing of PARKD’s Metal Deck Support System (MDSS) and intellectual property.  The news follows a successful 120-day due diligence term announced in September 2023. Western Australia-based PARKD is a developer of modular, multi-storey…

Australia may spend hundreds of millions of dollars on quantum computing research. Are we chasing a mirage?

By Timothy Duignan, Griffith University The Australian government is going all in on quantum computing. After investing more than $100 million on “quantum technology” in 2021, it is now reportedly considering spending up to $200 million on purchasing a “quantum computer” from a US company. Is this a sensible decision? You might think so, if…