Circular Experts directory launched

NSW Circular has released a directory of 200-plus circular economy experts, in an effort to link their expertise with business, government and the public. “These world-leading experts are solving problems and removing barriers to a circular economy,” said NSW Circular CEO Lisa McLean in a statement about the launch of Circular Experts on Monday.  “Transitioning…

Orica and Epiroc automate underground mine blasting

Australian explosives group Orica and Swedish equipment supplier Epiroc have combined to develop the world’s first semi-automated explosives delivery system for underground mining. Their new Avatel system (main picture and below) will remove people from the blasting face – the most dangerous place underground – providing a safer, more efficient and productive blasting environment when…

Manufacturing for green hydrogen’s Soft Grid – by Stan Thompson

A green hydrogen economy looks more likely to develop every day. Here Stan Thompson, Co-founder of the Mooresville Hydrail Initiative, compares the advent of hydrogen to that of electricity, and asks who will manufacture all the components, tools, test gear, safety apparatus and as yet unanticipated ancillary hardware needed for the new soft grid? While…