Transforming energy technology

A new report released by the IEA looks at how technological advances could play out in the next four decades. Natalie Daniels reports.

A plastic Industry 4.0

The BPF’s Industry 4.0 summit looks to prepare the plastics manufacturing industry for the opportunities of the digital factory. Khai Trung Le reports.

Mining industry steadies ship

PwC’s Mine 2017 report on the mining industry finds 2016 was a strategically modest year

Best foot forward for gait recognition

Not only could CSIRO’s new wearable technology generate its power from footsteps – it could use a wearer’s gait for identification, too.

Patent of the month: Diamond aggregate sorting apparatus

Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes a machine that knows a boart from a gemstone.