Friday, October 20, 2017 Friday, October 20, 2017

What’s the new National Energy Guarantee all about?

October 20th, 2017|

Energy is the biggest short term challenge for many Australian manufacturers. The Federal Government this week announced its policy framework to address energy costs, reliability and emissions. A summary of [...]

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Advancing Victorian Manufacturing – A Blueprint for the Future

October 3rd, 2017|

Victoria recently released its advanced manufacturing statement: Advancing Victorian Manufacturing – A Blueprint for the Future.  A copy of the statement can be found here: www.economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/advancing-manufacturing. A number of new [...]

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Wednesday, September 27, 2017

WEF GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT

September 27th, 2017|

Australia has again ranked outside the world’s 20 most competitive countries according to the 2017-18 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global competitiveness report released today.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Tuesday, September 26, 2017

National Space Agency announcement

September 26th, 2017|

Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council comment "Today's announcement by the Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Michaelia Cash, that Australia is to establish a national Space Agency, is an exciting [...]

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017

AAMC commends gas security initiative

June 22nd, 2017|

The Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council commends the initiative by the government to restrict gas exports and thereby counter domestic shortages. The government said on Tuesday it was taking action to [...]

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017

ANCA boosts Korean tool maker

June 22nd, 2017|

U.P. Tool, a specialist South Korean tool manufacturer, has invested in a dozen CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machines manufactured by Australia’s ANCA, boosting production and reducing labour costs as it creates medical [...]

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017

A revolution in global use of carbon fibre

June 22nd, 2017|

Deakin University has paved the way to dramatically cut the cost of carbon fibre manufacturing, joining forces with LeMond Composites in a $US44 million deal to revolutionise its use across [...]

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017

CSIRO’s roadmap to drive $90bn METS sector

June 22nd, 2017|

CSIRO has released a technology roadmap to underpin growth in Australia's $90 billion mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector, urging companies to take action to unlock five key opportunities. [...]

Thursday, June 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017

55th Export Awards applications open

June 22nd, 2017|

The Australian Export Awards (AEA), a national program that recognises Australian businesses for their export achievements and contribution to the nation’s economic prosperity, is taking applications for its 2017 honours. [...]