Australian start-up jets 3D-printed engine technology into France

The Australian team behind the world-first 3D-printed jet engine has launched a new venture to manufacture components for a leading French aerospace company. Melbourne-based start-up Amaero Engineering and partner Monash University have signed an agreement with global aerospace and defence company Safran to print turbojet components at its factory in Toulouse, France. The company’s 3D…

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$3.2 million to support Asia-Pacific industry and research collaboration

The Turnbull Government will invest $3.2 million, under the National Innovation and Science Agenda, to help Australian researchers and businesses collaborate with their counterparts in Asia-Pacific to develop new products and solutions. Research organisations, universities and R&D intensive businesses working with Asia-Pacific partners are encouraged to apply for the first funding round of the Regional…

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CSIRO to support NASA’s journey to Mars with Deep Space Station 36

NASA and other international space agencies will be able to better support robotic and future human missions into the cosmos with the completion and full operation of a new 34-metre antenna dish at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC). The project, managed and operated by CSIRO, is part of NASA’s Deep Space Network and…

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RN Breakfast interview with Hamish Macdonald

E&OE… Topics: Hazelwood; Arrium; meeting with Posco; HAMISH MACDONALD: We'll get to Arrium in a moment. First, though, a few questions on Hazelwood. This announcement later this morning about the future of the power station, its closure, 1000 job losses as we understand it. The Victorian Government is stumping up $40 million as an adjustment…

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