Last year Australia sold more than 7,000 tonnes of uranium, at a value of nearly A$600 million. This uranium produced nearly as much energy as Australia uses in a year, but with less than 10% of the carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations.
In a first for Victoria, 200 recycled plastic sleepers have been installed for use by the state’s regional V/Line trains.
Innovation can be defined as the creation of value through implementing new or enhanced products, services, processes, technologies, or organisational methods and business models.
One of Australia’s leading craft breweries is looking to a cutting edge thermal energy storage system to provide the heat required to make its beer.
South Australian universities are sharpening their focus on maritime engineering courses to help secure a sovereign workforce to implement Australia’s $90 billion continuous naval shipbuilding program.
The Australian Industry Group’s Performance of Manufacturing Index released this morning shows the industry returning to overall expansion, but highlights a widening gap in performance between growing and other sectors within Australian manufacturing.
Calix (ASX:CXL) has announced that a project in Belgium trialling its carbon capture technology has completed preliminary test runs, and that this was successfully demonstrated on cement and lime meal.
The lead researchers from the University of Adelaide in South Australia say by-products created in the breakdown process could also be harnessed as an energy source for microorganisms that the polluting plastics currently plague.
The state’s largest gas distributor, Jemena, has announced the purchase of NSW’s first electrolyser, which will create hydrogen for a five-year trial to introduce hydrogen to the gas grid.
Federal industry minister Karen Andrews will meet with senior manufacturing industry leaders in Canberra today to discuss the future of the sector a decade from now.