Local partnership delivers world-leading ‘smarts’ to shipbuilding

Local partnership delivers world-leading ‘smarts’ to shipbuilding

Dr Wolfgang Mayer, Senior Lecturer UniSA, Dr Andrew Cunningham, Lecturer UniSA and Dr Anastasia Kuusk, BAE Systems are members of the research team. In a partnership set to deliver world-leading manufacturing technologies to the Hunter Class Frigate Program, Australia’s Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), the University of South Australia and BAE Australia’s shipbuilding business, […]

The Hon Karen Andrews MP Speech

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you to the Advanced Manufacturing Forum for the opportunity to address your inaugural conference. I am very proud to say Australia will always be a manufacturing nation. Yes, it may look a little different and we’ll come to that … but today’s attendance is testament to the fact Australia […]

Inaugural I4AMF identifies industry priorities

Priority strategies to transform Australia’s manufacturing industries and build global competitive advantage were today debated by leaders from business, research, education and training, unions and government attending the inaugural conference of the Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing Forum (I4AMF*). Essential to Australia’s transition to Industry 4.0 is a sufficient and growing supply of appropriately skilled people. […]

Embracing Industry 4.0 and the future of work

Embedding technology, driving jobs growth, backing Australian business A five point call to action 1. Dedicated leadership, clear goals. Managing the transition to industry 4.0, where businesses grow, jobs are secure and innovation thrives, requires leadership. Business, educational institutions, unions, standards bodies, and other decision-makers need to work together, now and into the future. All […]

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