A demonstration gasifier project in Loganholme, Queensland has attracted $6.2 million in Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) funding, and will turn sewage sludge into energy and agricultural products.
By Katherine Wynn, CSIRO Growing interest in healthy and sustainable lifestyles could be worth about A$25 billion and make up about 10% of the value of Australia’s food and agribusiness sector by the end of next decade. These projections are made by Australia’s industrial research agency, CSIRO, in an economic analysis published today. The high…
A new Swinburne University-based centre linking researchers with industrial problems has been launched, supported by $4.9 million in federal funding.
The first major roll out of acoustic listening devices to monitor the health of wind turbines will go live in Australia today.
Mars Wrigley is contributing “more than $100,000 for an initial six months of research” into a University of Queensland invention that can rapidly diagnose disease in cocoa plants and elsewhere.
By Jim Plouffe A website that consolidates legal and regulatory information for Australia’s burgeoning space industry has been launched by the University of Adelaide. Called the Australian Navigational Guide Explaining Laws for Space (ANGELS), the www.spacelaws.com website was developed by Adelaide Law School at the University of Adelaide and law firm International Aerospace Law and…
By Andrew Spence Milk exports to Asia, yoghurts flavoured with indigenous fruits and booming local sales are helping a small South Australian dairy company thrive in a tough market. Fleurieu Milk Company achieved 35 per cent growth in sales for the financial year to July 2019, taking its production to about 140,000 litres a week to…
ARENA has approved u to $9.41 million in funding to help construct a plant with capacity to produce 100 tonnes per annum of hydrogen from sewage.
Cook Medical Australia is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Two new South Australian technologies have combined to create what researchers claim to be the world’s most efficient air-cooled carbon dioxide refrigeration system.