All posts by Melanie Stark

Airbus A380 production to stop in 2021

Airbus will end production of its A380 aircraft by 2021 after delivering on final orders of the aircraft. On February 14, Airbus announced the decision to cease making A380s after disclosing a “lack of order backlog” with airlines worldwide. Following a review of its operations, and in light of developments in aircraft and engine technologies, … Continue reading Airbus A380 production to stop in 2021

Universal Robots appoints new ANZ country manager

Collaborative robots (cobots) specialist, Universal Robots, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Peter Hern in the role of ANZ country manager. The appointment brings his experience in the technology, automation and robotics industries to the company, as well as his local knowledge of ANZ manufacturing. Hern will be responsible for customer support, lead generation, … Continue reading Universal Robots appoints new ANZ country manager

Infrastructure Priority List welcomed by ALC

The Australian Logistics Council says that the Infrastructure Priority List released by Infrastructure Australia highlights continued need for targeted investment in freight infrastructure projects that will enhance supply chain efficiency and safety, and make Australia more internationally competitive. “It is essential that Australia makes infrastructure investment decisions that are based on sound principles and evidence-based assessments regarding … Continue reading Infrastructure Priority List welcomed by ALC