Australian Representative at the ISEF

When 15-year-old Angelina Arora started investigating bioplastics almost two years ago, she never imagined her investigations would earn her world-wide attention. Now, Angelina and her shrimp bioplastic will be representing Australia at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania alongside over 1,800 high school students from 75 countries, regions, and territories. … Continue reading “Australian Representative at the ISEF”

Amazon’s New Fulfilment Centre

Amazon has announced a new fulfilment centre in Moorebank. The 43,000 square metre facility provides easy access to the M5 and M7 motorways. This facility builds on the capabilities of their first centre in Dandenong South in Melbourne. The Sydney fulfilment centre is planned to start operations in the second half of 2018.

National Manufacturing Week

National Manufacturing Week is on this week at Sydney’s Olympic Park – the showcase of the latest technology and equipment. Chamber president Craig Hingston will be visiting tomorrow and meeting up with our friends at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Institute (AMTIL). Admission is free.

Increasing Demand for Australia’s Energy Sources

The 2018 edition of the Australian Energy Resources Assessment (AERA) shows domestic and international demand for Australia’s energy resources continues to rise and the energy mix is changing. There is good potential for further growth of the non-renewable resource base through new discoveries. Identified resources of crude oil, condensate and liquefied petroleum gas are more … Continue reading “Increasing Demand for Australia’s Energy Sources”

Good News for Victoria… But What About NSW?

Victoria’s manufacturing industry is doing well despite the demises of the car industry with new figures showing the state government’s $120 million investment in manufacturing has created more than 5,000 jobs and is driving $1.4 billion in private investment from manufacturers. This news has come out at the same time as reports that the Australian … Continue reading “Good News for Victoria… But What About NSW?”

Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund

Supported by the Commonwealth Government, the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is calling for Australian manufacturers to submit their project ideas, with the new $4 million Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund (AMESRF) to help take their concepts to the next level. The fund will run from 2017/2018 to 2020/2021 with up to $1 million … Continue reading “Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund”