Sunday 25th Aug, 2019

AGI invests $21M into tech company Farmobile

Ag Growth International (AGI) has invested $21.4 million (US$15 million) into independent agriculture technology company, Farmobile, Inc. The two companies…
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How can robots benefit bulk handling?

There are plenty of jobs in the bulk handling industry that are dull, dirty or dangerous, but soon humans may…
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Australian Govt calls for engineering expertise for Australian AI

Engineers across all disciplines have been encouraged to have their say in the further development of artificial intelligence.

Using hydraulic tools for the heavy lifting

Hydraulic tool technology specialist Enerpac has introduced to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea a range of hydraulic pumps…
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Crowdsourcing solutions for mining challenges

A new online platform allows participants to help solve real world challenges in the mining industry and win financial prizes.

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$50M GrainInnovate fund for grain tech startups

Grain industry technology start-ups are set to benefit from a new $50 million GrainInnovate fund. The Grain Research and Development…
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New production process for fertiliser phosphate from low value ores

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed a smelting process to produce soluble phosphate for fertiliser from low value ores,…
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What do I really need to know about pneumatic conveying?

In this regular column, experts from specialist bulk materials engineering firm Jenike & Johanson answer readers’ queries around problems at…
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Eight Queensland resource projects will now be prohibited from employing a fully fly-fin fly-out (FIFO) workforce, in order to support local jobs.

RCR’s mining business sold for $10M

NRW Holdings will purchase RCR Tomlinson’s mining and heat treatment divisions in the next two weeks for $10 million in…
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