A new battery technology that could significantly reduce the price of electric cars and home battery systems has taken a major step towards commercialisation.
By Pat Ranald, Research fellow, University of Sydney Australian prime minister Scott Morrison and other leaders involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) announced late yesterday that 15 of the 16 countries have finalised the text, and are prepared to sign the trade deal in early 2020. India is the only one not to…
A University of Rochester team has developed a laser-etching technique and taken inspiration from fire ants and diving bell spiders to engineer water-repellent, buoyant metal structures.
Officeworks has announced that it plans to introduce battery recycling at all stores and pen recycling “in most stores” by the end of next year. Federal assistant minister for waste reduction, Trevor Evans – who attended the announcement at the Wesfarmers-owned office supplier’s Osborne Park store – said that Officeworks would partner with BIC on…
More than 500 competitors and 20,000 visitors are expected to attend the WorldSkills Australia National Championships, which have been announced for August 13 – 15 at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre next year. The national vocational and educational training (VET) competition will feature as many as 60 skills categories. It is held in conjunction…
Central NSW-based tyre recycling business Green Distillation Technologies has announced the hire of a marketing agent in the United States.
A South Australian startup that has developed a low-cost technique for making activated carbon from agricultural waste will soon begin a capital raising round to fund commercial production.
AVT Australia and Textron Systems have earned contracts worth $5.2 million and $3.4 million, defence industry minister Melissa Price announced on Monday.
Ninety-four companies have been named as finalists in 13 categories at the 57th Australian Export Awards.
The Australian manufacturing sector remained in growth over October, though this slowed over the month, according to the Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index.