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144MW wind farm in Tasmania edges closer to construction

November 16, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

TasNetworks and Goldwind Australia have signed a connection agreement for the Wild Cattle Hill project in Tasmania, paving the way for the construction of a 144MW wind farm. TasNetworks Chief Executive Officer, Lance Balcombe, said agreement sets out the terms and conditions through which the 49-turbine wind farm is able to successfully connect to

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SAGE launches new global HQ in SA

November 15, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

SAGE Automation recently launched its new corporate headquarters and Advanced Manufacturing Facility at the Tonsley Innovation Precinct, a state government initiative that has transformed the former Mitsubishi manufacturing site into a hub that combines

Puf Ventures Australia files for cannabis manufacturing licence

November 15, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Puf Ventures is moving forwards with its plan to establish a 1,200,000 square foot greenhouse operation on a 27-hectare parcel of land near the town of Casino in NSW.   The Canadian company announced that its majority-owned Australian subsidiary – Puf

Australia’s Chief Scientist officially launched Innovation Week 2017

November 14, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has officially launched Innovation Week 2017, an annual celebration of STEMM innovation and entrepreneurship led by the Australian Science and Innovation Forum (ASIF) in partnership with the Australian Academy of

Premier reaffirms support for Townsville Lithium-ion Gigafactory

November 14, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has made an election pledge to support the development of a huge battery manufacturing plant in Townsville, North Queensland. If constructed, the proposed factory will have an annual capacity to produce up to 250,000

Driverless bus trial to kick off in Victoria

November 14, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

An automated driverless shuttle will transport students around La Trobe University as part of a Government-backed trial that is expected to set the groundwork for the broader introduction of driverless vehicles across Victoria. The project brings together

Bega Cheese to pay $12m for leading peanut supplier

November 13, 2017 • NewsComments (0)

Bega Cheese has tabled a $12 million takeover offer for Peanuts Company of Australia (PCA), the nation’s leading supplier of locally grown peanuts to domestic and overseas customers. Bega Cheese Executive Chairman Barry Irvin said the move will allow the