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RMIT Student-built robot to make its competition debut

July 12, 2013 • Events, NewsComments (0)

A robot designed by students from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering will be competing in the Warman Design and Build Competition in September. The competition, which is held in Sydney, brings together the engineering minds of students across Australian and New Zealand – with the focus on harnessing and further

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Advanced manufacturer proposes incentive for companies that succeed in exporting

July 12, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The head of an advanced manufacturing company has proposed a scheme which will reward Australian businesses that successfully produce and sell their own products. “The Australian Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Incentive proposes that companies receive a

Harley-Davidson components maker to keep operations in South Australia

July 11, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The world’s most iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson has committed to keeping its New Castalloy factory in Adelaide open, saving more than 100 jobs, according to a report from The Australian. The decision to stay in South Australia is a reversal of the

If the workers say no to pay cuts we will shut it down – Holden

July 11, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Automotive Manufacturing sector is set for a major blow, after Holden has again insisted if the cost of production isn’t slashed, the car maker will cease Australian Manufacturing operations. The car maker has revealed, Holden’s

Researchers Build 3-D Structures Out of Liquid Metal

July 11, 2013 • News, TechnologyComments (0)

Researchers from North Carolina State University have reportedly developed three-dimensional (3-D) printing technology and techniques to create free-standing objects made of liquid metal at room temperature. The technique is said to be able to take 3D

CFMEU urges political parties to use Australian made paper products in campaign materials

July 11, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is urging political parties and candidates to support local jobs by committing to use Australian made paper for their campaign materials in the upcoming Federal election. According to a media release

Federal Government launches Anti-dumping Commission

July 11, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Federal Government has launched a new Anti-dumping Commission on Wednesday and has also announced the appointment of Mr. Dale Seymour as Anti-dumping Commissioner. Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice Jason Clare officially introduced the