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Another Austal-built vessel completes acceptance trials

August 10, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Austal has announced that the future USNS Burlingon, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 10) successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The trial, which involved the execution of comprehensive tests of the ship’s major systems and equipment by the Austal – led industry team, was the last major milestone required for the vessel to

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Australia’s first demonstration and application centre – a cloud-based Industrial IoT operating system – launched at Swinburne

August 9, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

MindSphere – Australia’s first demonstration and application centre – has been officially launched at Swinburne’s Factory of the Future. The cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things operating system has been developed by Siemens and is actually a

Thanks to CSIRO’s hydrogen breakthrough, Australia may become a renewable energy superpower

August 9, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Scientists have spent years working on the production of ultra-high purity hydrogen that can be transported safely and used as an energy source on a global scale. Now, thanks to the revolutionary membrane technology developed by the Commonwealth Scientific

Packaging manufacturer Amcor acquires US rival Bemis for $5.25bn

August 8, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Amcor has struck a deal to acquire US company Bemis in a deal that will create global leader in consumer packaging with a US$13 billion. The $5.25 billion transaction, which was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of both companies, will see Amcor

Australian Steel Institute calls for bi-partisan support for NEG

August 8, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) is urging that partisan interests be set aside as Labor States – the ACT, Queensland and Victoria – continue to mull over the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) policy. Proposed by the Turnbull Government in 2017, the NEG

Local manufacturing commences on Victoria’s largest train project 

August 7, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Evolution Rail consortium has begun manufacturing Melbourne’s new fleet of 65 new High Capacity Metro Trains at the Newport manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s west. The consortium, comprising Downer Rail, CRRC, and Plenary, is building the

Shaping the future of warehousing and intralogistics industry at CeMAT 2018

August 7, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

More than 2,500 renowned industry leaders and delegates attended this years’ edition of CeMAT Australia, the world’s leading trade fair for materials handling, intralogistics and supply chain management. Comprising of three full days of expert