Advanced Manufacturing Trade Mission – Up to eight advanced manufacturing SMEs and startups from across the State are being offered a major business development opportunity in India under the NSW-India Advanced Manufacturing Trade Mission, a joint initiative by the NSW Government and Western Sydney University.
Due to the recent bushfires, the NSW Government would like to hear from anyone that may have capability and capacity to provide goods and/or services in affected regions. A supplier list is being established that covers any goods or services. A NSW Procurement have launched a portal through which small businesses can register their interest in … Continue reading “Want to bid for NSW bushfire rebuilding work?”
5 helpful things business should know about managing energy costs. From getting under the bonnet of price comparison services, sources of advice, how the NSW Government financially incentivises businesses and households to invest in energy saving projects, Energy Saver Training Courses (some are free!) through to what you need to know before you jump into a Solar PV system.
The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue has welcomed the establishment of the Western City and Aerotropolis Authority (WCAA), to be led by CEO Sam Sangster, announced today. The new authority will be responsible for the master-planning of the Aerotropolis and also have a key role in driving investment, education and employment opportunities across the Western Parkland … Continue reading “Establishment of Western City Aerotropolis Authority”
The Australian Industry Group’s PMI released this morning recorded a result of 58.3. It is down a fraction of a point, but still well above 50, the line separating contraction and expansion. It continues the best run of 50-plus results since 2005. According to the PMI, only one sub-sector, machinery and equipment, did not grow … Continue reading “Australian Manufacturing Notches up 25th Straight Positive Result”
Victoria backs new electric truck manufacturing facility. The Victorian government has announced financial support to electric truck maker SEA Technologies to build a new plant in Victoria’s La Trobe Valley. The facility is expected to employ 500 La Trobe Valley locals, and assemble 2,400 vehicles a year – specialising in the production of electric delivery … Continue reading “New Electric Truck Manufacturing Facility in Victoria”
The future of manufacturing – indeed the future of most industries – is becoming increasingly automated. Many rote tasks are now being performed by machines and artificial intelligence (AI) with human oversight, and many of the applications that will be needed to manage production in the future have not yet been developed or even imagined. … Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence – The Future of Manufacturing”
New technology developed by researchers from RMIT’s School of Science and the University of Wollongong, allows super-fast internet by harnessing twisted light beams to carry more data and process it faster. Broadband fiber-optics carry information on pulses of light, at the speed of light, through optical fibers. But the way the light is encoded at … Continue reading “New Technology Developed To Create High-Speed Internet”
The NSW government, in conjunction with industry and a number of institutional partners, has officially launched the NSW Defence Innovation Network (DIN) to increase the state’s position as a defence industry hub. Officially launched by NSW Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair and Assistant Minister for Defence David Fawcett, DIN will provide a range … Continue reading “Launch of the NSW Defence Innovation Network”
The Australia-Sino Engineering Partnership has been launched as an alliance between the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) and the Excellence 9 League of Universities (E9). The ATN signed a network to network Memorandum of Understanding with the E9 at an event at Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xi’an. The MoU, formally signed by Prof Wang … Continue reading “The Australia-Sino Engineering Partnership has been Launched!”