Labor’s renewable target is much more ambitious than it seems. We need the best bang-for-buck policy responses

By Bruce Mountain, Victoria University Earlier today, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese gave his first major climate change speech, touting Australia’s future as a renewable superpower and promising Labor’s ambitious new renewable target would “unlock $52 billion of private sector investment.” This follows Labor’s pre-election commitment to cut Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by 43% below 2005…

Magnium raises $3.24 million to progress green magnesium technology

Magnium Australia has raised $3.24 million as it continues to scale up its CSIRO-developed technology for carbon neutral processing of the lightweight metal magnesium.  The Australian Financial Review’s Street Talk column reports that the raise will support a new plant to prove Magnium’s process can run continuously, with completion planned for December. According to Magnum’s…

Frontiers in additive manufacturing: the challenges of design, innovation and commercialisation

In the final day of our Frontiers in additive manufacturing series, Glenn Rees, Head of Engineering at Conflux, discusses the many challenges that come with design freedom, the commercial sweet spots for metal AM, and more. You’ve come from a Motorsport background – can you tell me a bit about the differences and similarities in…