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BAE Systems to supply 500 electric-hybrid systems to Canada’s ATUQ consortia

August 15, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

BAE Systems will supply nearly 500 electric-hybrid systems to Canada’s ATUQ consortia under a five year agreement announced on Tuesday. ATUQ, which represents the nine Quebec public transportation organisations serving the major urban centres of the province, has ordered 497 electric-hybrid buses using the BAE Systems Series-E electric drive propulsion

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CSIRO appoints new Chief Scientist

August 15, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Australia’s national science research agency has announced the appointment of Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO Chief Scientist. Dr Foley – a world-renowned physicist and science leader – will start in the role at the end of September. She

Austal kicks off PPB-R sea trials

August 14, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Austal has announced the commencement of sea trials for the first Guardian Class, Pacific Patrol Boat. Austal, which landed the $334 million  Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB-R) contract in May 2016, is to deliver 21 vessels to 13 Pacific Island nations from late

New Go Local Dairy campaign launched in Queensland

August 14, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Queensland Government and Industry have joined forces to launch a new state-wide promotional campaign that celebrates Queensland dairy farmers as the ‘Cream of Australia’. Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman yesterday

Silanna to establish advanced manufacturing research facility on the University of Adelaide campus

August 14, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Brisbane based advanced manufacturer Silanna Group has partnered with the University of Adelaide to develop new world-leading products through the engineering of new and innovative semiconductor technology. The new partnership will see Silanna set up a

Vossloh to acquire concrete rail sleeper manufacturer Austrak

August 13, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Leading global rail infrastructure specialist Vossloh has announced that it will acquire Laing O’Rourke’s concrete rail sleeper manufacturing specialist Austrak. Austrak designs and manufactures pre-stressed concrete sleepers, bearers and associated

University of Sydney joins Airbus Global University Partner Programme

August 13, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies has become the only Aussie university to be part of the renowned Airbus Global University Partner Programme that provides students with the best possible insights into the