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QUT and Rheinmetall Defence launch research partnership on autonomous systems

August 18, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has entered into a research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) that will initially focus on the University’s pioneering research into autonomous systems. Rheinmetall – which is bidding for the $5 billion Land 400 phase two contract – said it would commit $80 million in funding to finance

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Siemens announces $135m grant to digitalise Swinburne’s Factory of the Future

August 18, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Engineering giant Siemens have announced a record $135 million industrial software grant for the Swinburne University of Technology to create Australia’s first fully immersed Industry 4.0 facility. The grant will be used to digitalise Swinburne’s Factory

Universal Robots & ADDE launch Australia’s first automated, collaborative palletising system

August 18, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Universal Robots’ Certified System Integrator, Andrew Donald Design Engineering (ADDE), has developed a standardised palletising solution using Universal Robots’ UR10 collaborative robot. Dubbed the Zero Footprint Palletiser (ZFP), the new palletising

Cairns steel fabricator wins Qld Government grant to improve manufacturing practices

August 17, 2017 • Grants, NewsComments (0)

CSF Industries has been awarded a $713,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government’s Made in Queensland program to achieve ‘a new level of precision and efficiency’. In making the announcement, Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said that

New solar power drone technology gets Government backing

August 17, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Praxis Aeronautics, an Adelaide company developing capability for the commercial manufacture of solar powered drones, has received $150,000 in support under the South Australian State Government’s Early Commercialisation Fund. The company has developed a

Milspec Services partners with US defence contractor to up its support for Australian Defence sector

August 16, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Australian defence contractor Milspec Services has signed a teaming agreement with US based Associated Aircraft Manufacturing (AAMSI) ‘to better serve the needs’ of the Australia Defence Market. Milspec – a supplier of logistical services and spares

Conlay Press selected to print all official Australian Made merchandise

August 16, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Melbourne-based commercial printer Conlay Press has been appointed as the preferred printer for all official Australian Made merchandise, the Australian Made Campaign announced on Tuesday. The company, which was established in 1975, will now print the