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The Northern Territory news Wed 13 Jan 2021



The Northern Territory news Wed 13 Jan 2021

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.

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16 BUSINESS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13 2021 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 SPEE3D in focus in Brazil DARWIN company SPEE3D, which has the worlds fastest metal 3D printing technology, is continuing to rapidly expand globally into new markets inking a reseller agreement with Brazils Infocus Laser Systems. The addition of SPEE3D technology now means Infocus can offer clients expertise in the worlds leading cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) to help them lead in the additive manufacturing market. Infocus will provide the technical sales and after-sales service including installation, training and day-to-day support of SPEE3D machines. Infocus is a technology company based in Sao Paulo which has successfully developed metal additive manufacturing markets in aerospace and defence, universities and research and development, oil and gas/energy, medical and automotive industries. Vice president and general manager for the Americas region Bruce Colter said Infocus is excited to have a company of such high technical calibre representing SPEE3D in Brazil. Our cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) technology will benefit many industries in Brazil and provide our customers with a competitive advantage, he said. SPEE3D has won the confidence of Australian Defence. Late last year it took part in a successful in the field metal parts trail with the Australian Army. The federal government funded the $1.5 million trial which included the training of army craftsmen and engineers in 3D printing at Charles Darwin University. The program resulted in a range of parts that the army is now able to print and finish in the field at a fraction of the cost and time of current supply chains. The Royal Australian Navy has installed its own WarpSPEE3D metal printer at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin. Soldier Naythan Ryan inspects a newly 3D-printed part from the WarpSPEE3D printer. GARY SHIPWAY Darwin 3D technology proves a world success THE fruit picking season is so dire in Victoria a plea has gone out urging people to help out during the harvest in a lastditch attempt to fill vacant fruit picker positions. Crop losses across Australia caused by labour shortages have topped $38 million. Fresh Produce Group reported losses to its Queensland blueberry operations of just under $3 million. Pinnacle Hill Lychees outside Ingham, in Queensland, was only able to recruit two seasonal workers for its harvest. Fruit Growers Victoria is desperate for people to relocate and take on harvest work where its needed. SOS from Victorian fruit farms ASICs key reporting for firms ASIC has highlighted key focus areas for financial reporting by companies for the year ending December 2020. ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour said the quality of financial reports and related disclosures is more important than ever. Under COVID-19 conditions, ASIC expects directors, preparers of financial reports and auditors to pay attention to: asset values; provisions; solvency and going concern assessments; events occurring after year end and before completing the financial report; disclosures in the financial report and Operating and Financial Review (OFR). No Fees with our Fleet Fuel Cards and now include our Free Online Customer Portal! Roystonea Ave and Temple Tce, Palmerston 46 Coonawarra Road, Winnellie 08 8947 6733 sales@fuelxpress.com.au http://fuelxpress.applyeasy.com.au/credit XYZ Contracting Isuzu FXR CD123456 Diesel Only FX FUEL XPRESS