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Cyclopharm raises $20 million, seeks another $2 million Radiopharmaceutical imaging company Cyclopharm has successfully completed its institutional placement, raising $20 million before costs. The Placement attracted strong demand from both existing shareholders and from new institutional and sophisticated investors in Australia, Hong Kong, and the UK. A share purchase plan to raise up to $2.0…

Austin spruiks global order book momentum

Mining equipment manufacturer Austin Engineering has revealed it has been awarded purchase orders for significant previously anticipated programmes that will contribute to a growing order book for the current and subsequent financial years. Austin in Chile has been awarded the first tranche of purchase orders for OEM style truck trays worth circa $7 million to…

Austin Engineering shows how business improvement can pay off

By Peter Roberts For those hesitating on embarking on a company improvement process hesitate no longer – Perth mining equipment manufacturer Austin Engineering has shown the massive benefits available from reorganising and streamlining operations and investing in new machinery and manufacturing processes. The company, which manufactures large dump truck bodies for the mining sector and…

Gekko Systems and Evident boost gold process monitoring

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) specialist Evident Industrial and Ballarat, Victoria mining equipment manufacturer Gekko Systems have joined forces to enable Gekko’s Carbon Scout device to conduct multi-element, real-time analysis of carbon in gold extraction circuits. The Carbon Scout is an automated sampling system that measures carbon concentration, as well as multi-elements analysis of pH, dissolved oxygen…

UniSQ and Mining3 combine on underground composites

Mining research organisation Mining3 and the University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ) have partnered to develop a novel carbon fibre composite rock bolt through support from the Australian Coal Industry’s Research Program (ACARP). This ground-breaking development aims to replace traditional steel and fibreglass rock bolts, offering improved performance and cost-effectiveness in mining and tunnelling engineering. Rock…