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AMCRC rebid receives enthusiastic support from manufacturing industry and research organisations

July 15, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

Advanced Manufacturing CRC (AMCRC) Managing Director Bruce Grey has announced that the organisation was successful in submitting its rebid to the Federal Government earlier than the deadline. In a message released on AMCRC’s website Mr. Grey revealed this was due to the enthusiastic response given by the industry and research participants. “The strong

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Coalition needs to support auto industry if they win this year’s election, says AMWU

July 13, 2013 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) says the auto-industry needs the support from both sides of the Government or the country will face the risk of losing 200,000 jobs. The statement comes after shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey questioned the

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

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