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Supporting SME opportunities in defence sector

DMTC was delighted to host a delegation of Australian companies at the National Manufacturing Week event in Melbourne. The event provided an opportunity for SMEs that have completed the first phase of DMTC’s Industry Capability Development program to network with each other, with defence primes and with leaders from Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) in Defence.

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Posted by Harry Baxter on May 20th, 2019 Tagged: , , , , , ,

International recognition for “quiet achiever”

Former DMTC Director, Emeritus Professor John Norrish, has been made a Fellow of the American Welding Society in recognition of his distinguished contribution to the discipline.

The AWS is the peak body for welding and joining technology in the United States, with about 70,000 members industry, national research labs, universities and training organisations from the US and around the world.

Being elected a Fellow of the Society is a recognition of the distinguished contribution of individual members in the field of welding science and technology, in John’s case over more than 50 years.

Earlier this year John was also made a Fellow of DMTC, at which time DMTC Chair Tony Quick acknowledged John for his “unquenchable energy, vitality, willingness and ability to get involved in the detail of so many of our critical programs.”

There are more details on the University of Wollongong’s website here.

Posted by Harry Baxter on December 20th, 2018 Tagged: , , , , ,

Welding workshop activity underway in Rockhampton

The DMTC Welding Capability for Defence Platforms Workshop was conducted on 25 September in Rockhampton.

Attendees at the DMTC workshop were particularly interested in the scale of potential opportunities to bring their significant experience and welding skills from the resources sector to bear in Defence projects.

Supported by Defence Industries Queensland, this first workshop covered a number of topics including the latest technology in automated welding and welding applications in Defence platforms.

Attendees at the workshop included key regional SMEs including Berg Engineering, Adnought, Monadel, Craig Harney and Moloney & Sons Engineering.

The activity is one of the workshops made possible by the Queensland Government’s commitment of funding for DMTC’s Industry Capability Development Program.

 

Posted by Harry Baxter on September 30th, 2018 Tagged: , , , , , ,