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EOS to open a new US manufacturing plant

June 8, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Australian technology company Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has announced that it will open a flagship US manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Alabama. Headquartered in Hume, Australia, EOS provides a range of Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) that incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on its core technologies in software, lasers, electronics,

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Neometals secures site for its proposed lithium processing plant in WA

June 8, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Neometals has signed an option agreement with the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder to sub-lease a 40 hectare site for its proposed lithium hydroxide facility. The agreement provides Neometals with a two-year option over the site, during which time the company will

Volgren and Deakin University launch research into lightweight electric bus development

June 7, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Volgren, Australia’s largest bus body manufacturer has teamed up with Deakin University to investigate how scandium, a rare earth mineral, can be used to help produce the next generation of lightweight electric buses. The Bus Optimisation Project, which

Improved manufacturing efficiency cuts Coca-Cola Amatil’s annual water consumption

June 7, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced that it has reduced its annual water consumption in manufacturing by 430 megalitres – enough to fill 172 Olympic swimming pools. According to the company, three-quarters of the 2017 water savings – or around 320 megalitres

UniSA partners with Siemens to prepare students for Industry 4.0

June 7, 2018 • Grants, NewsComments (0)

Students at the University of South Australia (UniSA) will have the opportunity to work with some of the most advanced Product Lifecycle Management software, thanks to a $450 million commercial value grant provided by software giant Siemens. Making the

Flinders University joins forces with BAE Systems to train shipbuilding force of the future

June 6, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

BAE Systems Australia and Flinders University have formed a strategic alliance aimed at training the shipbuilding force of the future. BAE Systems, which is one of three contenders for the Commonwealth’s multibillion SEA 5000 project, is proposing an

Magnis secures new partners for Townsville battery “gigafactory”

June 6, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Magnis Resources has secured new project partners to fast track the Townsville Lithium-ion Battery Plant. The company has announced that SIEMENS, Celgard, Probuild, Norman Young & Disney, Ausenco and WT Partnership will join the Imperium3 consortium,