Digital Manufacturing Workshop at Swinburne University of Technology scheduled for next Wednesday

A Digital Manufacturing Workshop, titled “A German approach for digital transformation in engineering and manufacturing within INDUSTRY 4.0” is scheduled to take place next Wednesday (February 22nd) at Swinburne University of Technology’s [...]

Pentagon awards $2.1bn tanker aircraft contract to Boeing

As part of an initial 2011 contract to design and develop the US Air Force’s next- generation tanker aircraft, Boeing has been awarded a $2.1 billion for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spare engines and wing air refuelling pod kits. Under the [...]

dorsaVi Limited to establish new manufacturing facility in Melbourne

After receiving a $350,000 grant from the Andrews Labor Government, wearable medical device company dorsaVi Limited will establish a new manufacturing facility in East Melbourne. The company will also purchase and install new equipment, create [...]

Ecoult commercialises CSIRO developed UltraBattery

In its system called UltraFlex, Sydney-based company Ecoult has been commercialising a new lead acid battery that was developed by a consortium with the CSIRO. The UltraBattery is a hybrid, long-life lead-acid energy storage device containing [...]

Samsung and MakerBot team up to bring 3D printers to Europe’s classrooms

As part of its digital skills programme, Samsung has partnered with 3D printing industry giant MakerBot to equip Europe’s schools, colleges and museums with 3D printers. “In response to the alarming skills gap and high levels of youth unemployment [...]

Irish researchers develop new process for 3D printing bone tissue

Irish researchers at AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland funded materials science centre, hosted in Trinity College Dublin, have developed a new method for 3D printing large and complex bone structures. This new 3D printing technique could [...]

WA Government cuts solar industry red tape

The Government of Western Australia has announced that it intends to enforce new regulatory measures aimed at boosting the uptake of rooftop solar panels in the state. WA Minister for Energy, Dr Mike Nahan said the new package will help bring the [...]

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