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Orora records ‘solid earnings growth’ for the half year

February 14, 2019 • UncategorizedComments (0)

Orora’s net profit after tax (NPAT) for the six month period ended 31 December will be up 7.6% on the same period last year, driven by return on investments in the Australasian Fibre Packaging and Beverage businesses, as well as improved manufacturing efficiency. The company’s NPAT for the half year stood at $113,7 million, with …

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Austal USA awarded new post-delivery contract

January 29, 2019 • World NewsComments (0)

Austal’s US arm has secured a multimillion, post-delivery contract from the US Navy to perform sustainment services on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 20, the future USS Cincinnati. The US$16.3 million contracts adds to the US$22.1 million drydocking

The World Economic Forum welcomes a further seven factories into its community of “Lighthouses”

January 14, 2019 • News, World NewsComments (0)

The World Economic Forum has welcomed seven new factories to its network of “Manufacturing Lighthouses” which have been designed to help industries adopt and integrate the cutting-edge technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  The new factories,

Daimler and Bosch to trial automated on-demand ride-hailing service in San Jose

November 14, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

San Jose has been selected to be the pilot city for trials of the highly and fully automated driving (SAE Level 4/5) on-demand ride-hailing service recently announced by Bosch and Daimler. Targeted to begin during the second half of 2019, the trial will see

ABB to build a cutting-edge flexible robotics factory in China

October 30, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

ABB will invest A$210 million to build the world’s most advanced, automated and flexible robotics factory in Shanghai. Located near ABB’s expansive China robotics campus, the new Kangqiao manufacturing centre will combine connected digital technologies,

ABB secures $18m transformer contract from Indian Railways

October 22, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Pioneering technology leader ABB will supply customised traction transformers to Indian Railways under a $18 million agreement announced last week. The project, which is part of the ‘Mission Electrification’ initiative of the Indian Railways, aims

Kleos, Airbus to collaborate on In-Space manufacturing technology

October 17, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

ASX-listed Kleos Space and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the In-Space manufacture of structural elements. The MoU covers the companies’ agreements to collaborate on In-Space technology that was developed by