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Australian tech giant to create 500 jobs in Geelong

November 24, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Leading Australian software company LiveTiles has announced that it will establish its new global innovation centre and Asia-Pacific headquarters in Geelong, Victoria. The Melbourne-born company said the regional headquarters and innovation centre will be a major part of its global operations, providing service and technical support to thousands of

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World’s biggest lithium ion battery enters testing period

November 24, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

The world’s largest lithium ion battery, located near Jamestown, is set to enter a phase of regulatory testing. Built by Tesla under a historic agreement with French renewable energy giant Neoen and the South Australian Government, the 100MW / 129MWh

New biofuel facility in NSW to advance cost-effective ethanol production

November 24, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Australian biofuel company Ethanol Technologies Limited has been awarded $11.9 million in funding from ARENA to finalise the development and demonstration of its groundbreaking advanced biofuel technology. The $48 million project will see Ethtec build a

Ferndale Confectionery awarded $500,000 grant to develop a world-class manufacturing facility

November 23, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Victoria-based manufacturer Ferndale Confectionery has received a $500,000 grant through the State Government’s Future Industries Manufacturing Program to begin a major expansion of its business and take on 17 new workers. The funds will go towards the

Fastbrick Robotics raises $A35m to fast-track commercialisation of its bricklaying machine

November 23, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Australian robotic technology company Fastbrick Robotics announced that it raised $35 million through the placement of 184,210,526 shares at an offer price of $0.19 per share. Fastbrick said the shares were placed with a small group of international and

SA-based advanced manufacturing company signs MoU with German naval powerhouse

November 23, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

South Australia’s REDARC Electronics has extended its involvement in the defence sector with a view to securing work on future Australian naval projects. The company has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with German naval navigation systems

New research centre to transform Australia’s automotive industry

November 22, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

A major new research centre aimed at transforming Australia’s automotive industry has been launched yesterday at RMIT University. The ARC Training Centre in Lightweight Automotive Structures (ATLAS), which was officially opened by Senator James