Mining & Manufacturing

Mining and manufacturing is vital to Australia’s current and future prosperity.  Read news posts below highlighting some of the latest advances in the mining and manufacturing sectors.

15 August 2022

myScience, Other, 15/08/2022 Moderna will build its first mRNA production facility in the Southern Hemisphere at Clayton in Melbourne’s south-east, […]

8 August 2022

Asumetech, asumetech.com, 06/08/2022, Peter Blunt A team of researchers led by Professor Akbar Ramdani of Swinburne University of Technology has […]

2 August 2022

Associations Forum, Other, 01/08/2022 Robotics, ai, and design-led manufacturing centre the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub has been awarded […]

26 July 2022

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 25/07/2022 Media Release by IEC Group Pty The Modern Manufacturing Expo, which takes place at the Sydney […]

25 July 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 20/07/2022, Brandon How The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub in Brisbane is the first independent manufacturing innovation hub […]

13 July 2022

Australian Mining, Other, 12/07/2022 The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) has launched its flagship project the Cathode Precursor […]

13 July 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 12/07/2022, Brandon How CSIRO has secured the largest government contract to date from the Defence Innovation Hub to […]

21 June 2022

Pump Industry, Other, 20/06/2022 The Western Australian Government has committed up to $2 million for a detailed study into producing […]

14 June 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 13/06/2022, Brandon How Radiation shielding for South Australia -based Fleet Space Technologies’ Alpha satellites is being provided by […]

9 June 2022

Contact Air Land & Sea, Other, 08/06/2022, Mike Hughes Budding entrepreneurs are set to pitch their ideas to potential Defence […]

6 June 2022

Renew Economy, Other, 03/06/2022, Sophie Vorrath Australian researchers have found a way to boost the energy efficiency and longevity of […]

16 May 2022

When it comes to problem solving and ingenuity, our E&T team members have it in their DNA! They partner with […]

13 April 2022

S&P Global, Other, 06/04/2022, Anthony Barich Antofagasta’s Centinela copper mine in the Antofagasta region of northern Chile, where hydrogen technology […]

13 April 2022

Australian Financial Review, Other, 10/04/2022, Kanika Sood, Anthony Macdonald and Sarah Thompson Chrysos Corp has secured $180 million for its […]

4 April 2022

Defence Connect, Other, 31/03/2022, Nastasha Tupas Defence businesses across the state will be supported to engage in active research and […]

28 March 2022

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 23/03/2022 The Federal Government has announced a $42 million investment in a series of space, science and […]

21 March 2022

Cosmos Magazine, Other, 18/03/2022, Amalyah Hart Critical minerals are vital for the world’s economic wellbeing; nickel, manganese and cobalt, all […]

21 March 2022

The Chemical Engineer, 19/03/2022, Amanda Jasi The Australian Government has announced an updated strategy which it expects will make the […]

6 March 2022

HVAC&R News, Other, 03/03/2022, Matt Dillon CSIRO researchers have developed a technique that addresses the challenges inherent in transporting temperature-dependent […]

6 March 2022

myScience, Other, 03/03/2022 Researchers from Monash University have taken another step towards the holy grail of renewable energy: the ability […]

6 March 2022

The Fifth Estate, Other, 03/03/2022, Rose Mary Petrass It might sound counterintuitive, but soon we may be able to make […]

6 March 2022

ABC Online, Other, 04/03/2022, Hamish Cole & Hugh Hogan A US-based recycling company has announced plans to build the largest […]

6 March 2022

University of Toronto, Other, 05/03/2022 A mine straddling the border of Saskatchewan and northern Manitoba will be the first in […]

14 February 2022

Centre for Future Work 8 Feb 2022 | Report | Economics, Technology This paper suggests that Australia’s natural resource endowments […]

14 February 2022

Parliament of Australia 7 Feb 2022 | Report | Economics This inquiry report examines the role that the Australian manufacturing […]

7 February 2022

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 02/02/2022 The Morrison Government’s $2.2 billion University Research Commercialisation (URC) Action Plan hopes to translate Australian research […]

17 January 2022

Cyprus Shipping News, cyprusshippingnews.com/category/energy/, 15/01/2022 McDermott International and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia’s premier national science organization, […]

20 December 2021

EGlobal Travel Media, Other, 18/12/2021, Stephen Morton Boeing and CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have launched a new five-year, AU$41M […]

14 December 2021

RMIT University, Other, 13/12/2021 A new surface that kills bacteria more than 100 times faster and more effectively than standard […]

13 December 2021

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 13/12/2021, Staff Writers Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Sydney, […]

8 December 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 08/12/2021, Peter Roberts Agribusiness FMC Corporation and CSIRO-backed start up RapidAIM are to deploy internet of things sensing […]

7 December 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 07/12/2021, Peter Roberts Australian businesses of all sizes can take practical steps that will “kick-start the commercialisation engine” […]

6 December 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 03/12/2021 Tasmanian climate change tech company, Sea Forest Limited, took home three trophies at InnovationAus’ inaugural Awards […]

8 November 2021

Australian Mining, Other, 04/11/2021, Hayley Ralph Powerful and counterintuitive insights into the future supply and demand of critical metals have […]

1 November 2021

Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia, Other, 01/11/2021 Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has unveiled its latest state-of-the-art research facility, the […]

1 November 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 01/11/2021 In discussion with Professor Will Browne, chair in Manufacturing Robotics at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) […]

27 October 2021

MiningNews.net, Other, 27/10/2021 CSIRO has formally opened its latest state-of-the-art research facility, the Geoscience Drill Core Research Laboratory, at the […]

27 October 2021

The Pick, Other, 27/10/2021 Western Gold Resources has partnered with Australian scientific research body the CSIRO as an industry partner […]

26 October 2021

Australian Financial Review, Other, 25/10/2021, Tony Davis It sounds like a classic tech origin story: two men in a garage […]

25 October 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 25/10/2021, Peter Roberts In the past the model for Australian industrial technology companies was to first establish themselves […]

19 October 2021

Infrabuddy.com, 18/10/2021 The Federal Government has launched the CSIRO-developed Supply Chain Benchmarking Dashboard, which provides detailed data and interactive modelling […]

18 October 2021

Australian Mining, Other, 15/10/2021 Northern Star has joined forces with technology innovator Emesent to enhance data capture and processing at […]

18 October 2021

AzoMining, Other, 15/10/2021 There are plenty of opportunities within the mining industry to automate core processes, making a digital transformation […]

29 September 2021

Sydney Morning Herald, Other, 28/09/2021, Peter Milne The Northern Territory government is promoting the capture of carbon dioxide and its […]

28 September 2021

The Assay, Other, 27/09/2021, Colin Sandell-Hay Lithium Energy Limited (ASX:LEL) has engaged leading Australian science body the CSIRO to undertake […]

28 September 2021

Mining Monthly, Other, 27/09/2021, Noel Dyson A team made up of Emesent, CSIRO Data61 and the Georgia Institute of Technology […]

27 September 2021

Hunter Headline, Other, 25/09/2021 The ARC Centre of Excellence for Enabling Eco-Efficient Beneficiation of Minerals (COEMinerals) will develop and commercialise […]

21 September 2021

Mining News, www.miningnews.ir, 17/09/2021 The University of Newcastle has opened a $35 million research centre to develop and commercialise sustainable […]

17 September 2021

Australian Aviation Magazine, Other, 16/09/2021, Robyn Tongol As chief remote pilot at the CSIRO, Amanda Meys has trailblazed through a […]

13 September 2021

Space Australia, Other, 11/09/2021, Ruth Harrison Melbourne based manufacturing company, Titomic Ltd, has been awarded a 2.35 million funding grant […]

13 September 2021

West Australian, Other, 13/09/2021, Greta Andrews-Taylor Designed, prototyped and tested by CSIRO, James Cook University and Room11 Architects, One House […]

8 September 2021

International Mining, Other, 08/09/2021, Daniel Gleeson A Curtin University research team will work to bring leading broadband fibre optic acoustic […]

8 September 2021

Australian Design Review, Other, 07/09/2021 Victorian treasurer Tim Pallas will be launching this year’s Be Summit, which will be held […]

2 September 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 02/09/2021 Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed a novel process for turning inexpensive alloy waste into […]

31 August 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 27/08/2021, Peter Roberts The federal government is pressing ahead with development of autonomous vehicle capability, which could have […]

30 August 2021

Utility Magazine, Other, 30/08/2021 National Energy Resources Australia (NERA), CSIRO’s Data61 and SixDe have supported WA-based robotics firm, Nexxis, to […]

27 August 2021

Advisor News, Other, 27/08/2021 The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation issued the following news release: Australia could develop […]

26 August 2021

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 25/08/2021 ReleaseChemistry Australia and members LyondellBasell Australia and Qenos have collaborated with CSIRO on a new report […]

16 August 2021

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 16/08/2021 CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has released a new Roadmap that highlights the opportunity for Australia […]

16 August 2021

ABC Online, Other, 14/08/2021, Melissa Maddison and Angel Parsons Like a scene from a science-fiction film, a drone makes its […]

12 August 2021

Small Caps, Other, 11/08/2021, Lorna Nicholas Monger Gold anticipates the CSIRO technology will boost its exploration success at Mt Monger […]

3 August 2021

Industry Queensland, Other, 02/08/2021 The Christmas Dome at NorthX’s rare earth project in Central Queensland. Scale rather than grade is […]

27 July 2021

Engineering360 by GlobalSpec, Other, 26/07/2021 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, has developed a […]

27 July 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 26/07/2021 The Federal Government has announced $5 million in funding for a new ARC Research Hub for Functional […]

26 July 2021

Illawarra Mercury, Other, 24/07/2021, Glen Humphries BlueScope could use wind power as a sustainable way of making steel, according to […]

23 July 2021

SMH, July 22 2021 Home-grown biotech startups and small businesses have joined pharmaceutical giants like CSL in pitching to the […]

23 July 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 22/07/2021 Fifteen Australian manufacturers have received $7.1 million among them in federal government funding under the Commercialisation […]

23 July 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 22/07/2021, Dr Jason Coonan By now we are all acutely aware of the impact that COVID-19 has […]

22 July 2021

ZDNet, Other, 21/07/2021, Aimee Chanthadavong The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has developed silicone resins suitable for 3D […]

21 July 2021

Renew Economy, Other, 20/07/2021, Michael Mazengarb Through the $1.48 million project, Energy Renaissance will establish a pilot lithium ion manufacturing […]

21 July 2021

Forbes, Other, 21/07/2021 Everledger CEO Leanne Kemp talks to CSIRO’s Professor Claudia Vickers to explore the vast possibilities for synbio […]

13 July 2021

Defence Connect, Other, 12/07/2021, Charbel Kadib A new initiative has been launched by Defence, aimed at tapping into creativity among […]

5 July 2021

Manufacturers Monthly, Other, 02/07/2021 The federal government will provide $100 million via the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Grants program in […]

2 July 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 01/07/2021, Peter Roberts The federal government has announced $39 million in funding to an ambitious project linking researchers, […]

28 June 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 24/06/2021, Brent Balinski Different types of additive manufacturing, like any other production technology, have things they do well […]

22 June 2021

Kalkine Media, Other, 16/06/2021 The International Energy Agency has estimated that transitional metals will be increasing in demand significantly over […]

15 June 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 10/06/2021 A new research published by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and partners at the University of Melbourne […]

15 June 2021

Central Queensland News, Other, 14/06/2021, Kerry-Lee Ferguson Industry experts and regional business leaders discussed how to manage challenges associated with […]

9 June 2021

Queensland Mining & Energy Bulletin, Other, 08/06/2021, Richard Szabo Researchers have found a way to extract resources without needing to […]

9 June 2021

International Mining, Other, 08/06/2021, Paul Moore Numerical simulation research that modelled the behaviour of particles on a conventional banana screen […]

8 June 2021

Innovate to Grow is a 10 week online program, designed to boost SME growth through increased R&D engagement. We are looking […]

31 May 2021

Australian Mining, Other, 27/05/2021 The Western Australian Government has provided $1.5 million to the state’s research teams and small to […]

31 May 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 28/05/2021 Csiro, Australia’s national science agency, has launched a new Hydrogen Industry Mission to help support the world’s […]

31 May 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 28/05/2021 An early release of calculations from a CSIRO supply chain analysis report has suggested $171 million in […]

25 May 2021

ABC Online, Other, 25/05/2021, Hugh Hogan A company in the New South Wales Central West is hoping to cash in […]

24 May 2021

Kimberley Echo, Other, 24/05/2021, Matt Birney Australia’s premier research institution, CSIRO has delivered a key report on Ardea Resources Goongarrie […]

20 May 2021

Engineering News, Other, 20/05/2021, Tasneem Bulbulia TSX-listed Deep-South Resources has appointed the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation to conduct […]

20 May 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 19/05/2021, Peter Roberts Australia’s mining and manufacturing sectors working together is key to unlocking our potential as a […]

11 May 2021

Stockhead, Other, 06/05/2021 A spin-off battery minerals company with ground potentially sitting above the same lithium-rich brine aquifers as Orocobre’s […]

11 May 2021

Parkes Phoenix, Other, 07/05/2021 The Parkes SAP is located on 4,800 hectares of land ear-marked for a range of uses […]

3 May 2021

Business News WA, Other, 03/05/2021 A new mining method that uses ‘electromigration’ to unearth metals could replace traditional digging, according […]

3 May 2021

Get Stem, Other, 30/04/2021 Our Australian Steel Products business has entered into a new partnership with the NSW Department of […]

31 March 2021

Scimex, Other, 31/03/2021, Joseph Milton Aussie and German scientists have built a robotic reptile to learn more about how lizards […]

31 March 2021

Kalgoorlie Miner, Other, 31/03/2021, Matt Birney Just 24 hours after demonstrating the flexibility of its rechargeable battery ink by fabricating […]

31 March 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 30/03/2021 DMTC and Boron Molecular have announced a project that they say could lead to onshore manufacturing of […]

16 March 2021

The Conversation, Other, 16/03/2021, David Howard & Charles Martin Authors David Howard Research Scientist, Data61 Charles Martin Lecturer in Computer […]

15 March 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 15/03/2021, Brent Balinski It’s one of the six manufacturing sectors the federal government acknowledges as holding “comparative advantage […]

12 March 2021

Mining Weekly, Other, 11/03/2021, Esmarie Iannucci The federal government on Thursday announced A$30-million in funding to support Australian manufacturing, with […]

1 March 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 25/02/2021, Peter Roberts CSIRO is to develop new medicinal cannabis products to help people with a variety of […]

1 March 2021

Funding for innovative proposals covering integration of composites, adhesives for structural joining, joining high temperature structures and improving armour systems. […]

23 February 2021

Australian Financial Review, Other, 23/02/2021, Toby Hagon Combustion engines, computer chips and the internet helped shape the 20th century; batteries […]

22 February 2021

BN Western Australia, Other, 18/02/2021, Matt Birney First-pass drilling at Oar Resources’ Gibraltar project in South Australia has delivered a […]

22 February 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 19/02/2021 The Morrison Government has opened its $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) intended to “super-charge” manufacturing and […]

14 February 2021

Australian Energy Council, Other, 11/02/2021 The way 2021 has started, you could be forgiven for thinking it is the year […]

10 February 2021

Adelaide Now, Other, 10/02/2021, Claire Bickers It could put South Australia at the heart of the race to develop technological […]

10 February 2021

A program for Small to Medium enterprises in the Mining and METs sectors is launching March 2021. With the help […]

27 January 2021

Technology Decisions, Other, 25/01/2021 The WA Government has invested $1 million in nine initiatives which, when fully implemented, will divert […]

27 January 2021

PS News, Other, 26/01/2021 A new roadmap setting out strategies for creating jobs and reclaiming billions in economic value from […]

27 January 2021

Contact Air Land & Sea, Other, 26/01/2021, Mike Hughes Hobart company cbg Systems developed the potentially life-saving marine structural fire […]

13 January 2021

The Lead (South Australia), Other, 13/01/2021 The South Australian Department for Energy and Mining has produced a geological map in […]

12 January 2021

Mining Monthly, Other, 11/01/2021 Queensland-based drone autonomy spin-out from the CSIRO, Emesent, has helped Africa-focused miner Petra Diamonds save millions […]

12 January 2021

Engineering News, Other, 12/01/2021 The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has confirmed the suitability of natural flake […]

21 December 2020

Australian Mining, Other, 17/12/2020 Australia has the potential to be a global leader in the environmentally responsible supply of critical […]

7 December 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 07/12/2020, Peter Roberts The Department of Industry Science, Energy and Resources had opened applications for round two […]

1 December 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 30/11/2020, Brent Balinski What are the brilliant Australian ideas that will create the next wave of growth? […]

23 November 2020

nationalresourcesreview.com.au, Other, 22/11/2020 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has partnered with US-based GTI in a Joint Industry […]

16 November 2020

ArchitectureAU, Other, 16/11/2020 The NSW government has announced it will build a 13,000-square-metre Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility at the centre […]

16 November 2020

Construction & Property News, www.construction-property.com , 12/11/2020 Strategic Elements Ltd (ASX:SOR) subsidiary Stealth Technologies has licensed world leading CSIRO technology […]

10 November 2020

TheUrbanDeveloper.com, Other, 10/11/2020 The NSW government is forging ahead with plans for a state-of-the-art research facility at the centre of […]

9 November 2020

Australian Financial Review, Other, 09/11/2020, Ronald Mizen Productivity gains by moving to more re-use and recycling, or the so-called circular […]

1 November 2020

The West Australian, Online, 28/10/20, Matt Birney Strategic Elements has been grabbing the headlines recently with its advancements in robotics […]

1 November 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Online, 30/10/20 CSIRO is teaming up with Australian food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor […]

1 November 2020

As part of the 2020-21 Budget the government will invest $1.5 billion in a Modern Manufacturing Strategy. The Strategy is […]

25 October 2020

Proactive Investors USA, Other, 23/10/2020 Previous channel sample results from known mineralized structures in the Baldo area include 14m at […]

25 October 2020

International Mining, Other, 22/10/2020, Daniel Gleeson Gold Fields, Orway IQ, CSIRO, Curtin University and Gekko Systems have come together to […]

25 October 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 23/10/2020 A new CSIRO report has found that Australia is on the verge of developing significant capability […]

22 October 2020

Australian Mining, Other, 21/10/2020 Mineral explorer Ardea Resources teamed up with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, to investigate the unlikely […]

20 October 2020

smallcaps.com.au, Other, 19/10/2020, Danica Cullinane Diamond drilling has begun at Lighting within the Castlemaine project, with Kalamazoo planning to move […]

20 October 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 19/10/2020, Dr Cori Stewart Australia is in a global race to secure its manufacturing future. As a […]

19 October 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 14/10/2020 The collaboration was supported through an Innovation Connections grant, and supports Amaero’s recent diversification into printed […]

18 October 2020

MiningNews.net, Other, 16/10/2020 Repetitions of the small but rich Wattle Dam gold deposit, about 25km out of Kambalda in a […]

18 October 2020

clarencevalleynews.com.au, Other, 18/10/2020 Scientists in Australia have stumbled across an unusual way to observe colour that had previously gone unnoticed. […]

12 October 2020

austmine.com.au, Other, 12/10/2020 A new alliance with Maptek, a global developer of mining hardware and software, will boost Emesent’s ability […]

12 October 2020

International Mining, Other, 07/10/2020, Daniel Gleeson Having shown potential in lab-based test work to increase head grades at the Razorback […]

12 October 2020

australianminingreview.com.au, Other, 07/10/2020 The Australian Government’s 2020-21 federal budget has prioritised the development of northern Australia and Australia’s gas and […]

12 October 2020

The Australian government is examining options to further support and strengthen the aviation industry, both to manage the current impacts […]

6 October 2020

stockhead.com.au, Other, 05/10/2020 Pooled Development Fund Strategic Elements is poised to take advantage of the opportunities presented by COVID-19. […] […]

6 October 2020

smallcaps.com.au, Other, 05/10/2020, Danica Cullinane Navarre’s 12,000m air core drilling campaign will begin at Langi Logan before moving to test […]

6 October 2020

australianminingreview.com.au, Other, 05/10/2020, Kate Christian Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is firming up as a key technology to achieve energy […]

1 October 2020

Mining Magazine, Other, 01/10/2020 Danish engineering and equipment supplier FLSmidth has taken a lead in the collaboration between academia, companies […]

1 October 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Other, 01/10/2020, Peter Roberts Welding technology developer K-TIG has established its operations in the United States through a […]

1 October 2020

We examined how the pandemic has created or intensified opportunities for economic growth across six sectors benefiting from science and […]

1 October 2020

As part of the JobMaker Plan to rebuild the economy, create jobs and recover from the COVID-19 recession, PM has […]

30 September 2020

defenceconnect.com.au, Other, 30/09/2020, Stephen Kuper Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, has responded to growing public concern about the nation’s […]

29 September 2020

smallcaps.com.au, Other, 29/09/2020, Robin Bromby A collaborative research project has revealed several new prospective sites along the flanks of the […]

29 September 2020

Dynamic Business, Other, 28/09/2020, Ellie Dudley Drone company Emesent is taking pilotless aircraft to new heights, with autonomous technology allowing […]

29 September 2020

Australian Defence Magazine, Other, 28/09/2020 A new project to drive advances in hyperspectral imaging technology for defence applications has commenced. […]