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CSIRO-led team earns spot at US robotics competition  

October 11, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

A research team from CSIRO’s technological arm, Data61, is the only Australian entry competing in the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subterranean (SubT) Challenge, which aims to explore new approaches to rapidly map, navigate, and search underground environments. The SubT Challenge team – which one of seven teams to receive up

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Indra to manufacture a deployable forensics system for the Army

October 10, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Indra Australia has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture a Level 2 deployable forensic laboratory capability that is being procured under Project LAND 154 Phase 2 for A$36 million.  The system will facilitate the rapid collection, analysis and

Boeing Defence Australia to consolidate operational Chinook support in-country

October 10, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Boeing Defence Australia has signed a new partnership agreement with the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group that could see Australia become an international centre of Boeing Chinook expertise. Murray Brabrook, general manager, Boeing Defence

Decmil secures $277m solar EPC contract

October 9, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Construction and engineering company Decmil Group has announced that it has been awarded by an EPC contract by Maoneng Australia to deliver the company’s Sunraysia Solar PV project. Located near Balranald in New South Wales, the 255MW Sunraysia

Toyota Australia recalls Prius and Prius V vehicles due to software issues

October 9, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Toyota Australia is recalling 8476 Prius and Prius V vehicles produced from October 2008 to November 2014 due to software related issues. The problem was traced back to an issue with a software controlling the hybrid system, known as the Power Management ECU,

Manufacturing SMEs pessimistic about revenue, according to study

October 9, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Market research and analysis firm East & Partners has released the Scottish Pacific SME Growth Index, providing a national snapshot of the thoughts of 1252 businesses with $1-20m revenues, across all states and major industries. The study has found that

Sitael, Australian Space Agency sign space industry agreement

October 8, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Space Agency has signed a statement of strategic intent with Sitael Australia, a subsidiary of Sitael S.p.A, the largest privately-owned space company in Italy. Signed during the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC2018), the